What's New

New Feeding Recommendations

There is now evidence that early introduction of peanuts may prevent peanut allergy. There is still no evidence that delaying the introduction of allergenic foods, including peanuts, eggs and fish beyond 4-6 months prevents atopic (allergic) disease.

For the complete article and data, see:

Greer, FR, et al, The Effects of Early Nutritional Interventions on the Development of Atopic Disease in Infants and Children: The Role of Maternal Dietary Restriction, Breastfeeding, Hydrolyzed Formulas , and timing of Introduction of Allergenic Complementary Foods, Committee on Nutrition, Section on Allergy and Immunology, Pediatrics, Vol 143, No 4, April 2019.