Quite in tune with our research article this week “Eczema, Asthma and Allergies Part 1: Why Does My Child Have All Three?!,” researchers in Australia are looking in to how long mother’s should breastfeed and whether allergens should be introduced earlier in an infants diet.
This week in the world of allergies, has been a week of personal stories; of triumphs and disappointments. However, thanks to the allergy community sharing their stories, we can learn from them.
Furious mother slams ‘cruel’ airline after it refuses to warn other passengers of her daughter’s severe nut allergy (leaving her to pay thousands for flights home with a different carrier)
4 things we can learn from the allergy community this week:
- If we work together, we can affect change
- Protecting and educating allergy children will help them own their allergy
- ALWAYS remember your EpiPens and to ask about allergens if eating out
- Don’t fly with Finnair if you have a nut allergy, they can be incredibly unhelpful.
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