When Your Child Has Food Allergies: A Parent's Guide to Managing It All - From the Everyday to the Extreme, 1st Edition

  • Mireille Schwartz
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  • ISBN-10: 0814434061
  • ISBN-13: 9780814434062
  • DDC: 618.92
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 226 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released June 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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About

Overview

Keeping kids safe takes vigilance. But when your child has food allergies, the challenge is greater and you worry that much more. As a food-allergy mom (and someone seriously allergic herself), author Mireille Schwartz has been through it all. Now, in this clear, reassuring guide she helps you get a handle on food allergies, establish new routines, and restore peace and order to family life. From protecting your child to teaching them to take care of themselves, this book covers it all so your life can get back to normal.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Praise for When Your Child Has Food Allergies.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Introduction: Your Attention Makes All the Difference.
Half Title Page.
What You Need to Know.
1: Food Allergy 101.
2: Suspecting Food Is the Culprit.
3: Food Allergy Diagnosis Options.
4: Treatments for Food Allergies.
Ways You Can Offer Support.
5: Talking to Your Child at Any Age About Staying Safe.
6: Help from the Whole Family.
7: Ensuring Sibling Support.
How Your Child Can Live Fully and Safely.
8: Allergy Proofing Your Kitchen and Home.
9: Eating on the Go.
10: Safe and Happy Holidays.
11: Family Getaways.
Ways You Can Protect Your Child.
12: The ABCs of School Rules.
13: Birthday Parties and Group Celebrations.
14: Allergy-Friendly Recipes.
15: Baseline Advice for Parents of Food-Allergic Children.
16: Conclusion: Message From a Food Allergy Mother to the World.
Glossary.
Acknowledgments.
About the Author.
Index.
Copyright Page.