Managing the festive season with your child’s food allergies – Melinda Braithwaite

Whilst the Christmas festive season is often full of joy and celebrations with families and friends it can be a very stressful and challenging time if your child has food allergies. To help you head into the festive season feeling more confident and prepared I have put together some of my favourite tips for how you can keep your child safe this festive season.

5 Tips For Catering For Someone With A Food Allergy – Nicole Rodda

In this short video, Nicole provides her top 5 tips for catering for someone with a food allergy. She will discuss the simple steps that can sometimes be overlooked and the effects that these can have on the overall outcome of the meal. This short video will provide practical advice to make catering for someone with food allergies a breeze.

Navigating the Emotional & Psychological Phases Of Allergies with Simone Albert

Join us for a Q&A session with Simone Albert talking about her new book ‘Beyond the Allergy Diagnosis – A Guide to Understanding and Navigating the Emotional and Psychological Phases of Allergies’ and all things relating to what can sometimes be a heavy burden when first diagnosed with a chronic condition and how over time and moving through grief and acceptance to a thriving quality of life not just surviving.

Cow’s milk protein allergy in babies – Melinda Braithwaite

Cow’s milk protein allergy affects around 2% of babies in Australia and New Zealand. In this video Melinda is going to provide an overview of cow’s milk protein allergy including types of cow’s milk allergy, symptoms and diagnosis. She will discuss how to manage cow’s milk protein allergy with an exclusion diet, suitable formula options and how to ensure nutritional adequacy for breastfeeding mums, babies and toddlers whilst following a dairy free diet.  Melinda will also briefly cover when cow’s milk allergies normally resolve and how to assess for tolerance using the milk ladder.

Allergy Introduction and Prevention – Dea

This video provides advice on solid introduction and allergy prevention. While we cannot predict food allergies, there are a few things we can do to reduce the risk. Dea touches on how and when to introduce allergenic foods to your baby, knowing different allergy reactions (mild to moderate and severe reactions), and what to do with her top tips you can do right-away!

Probiotics Successfully Used For Allergy Treatment

In our Facebook Community last week, we had the pleasure of welcoming Sharon Selby from Deliciously Allergy Free.

She spoke about Gut Health and the importance this plays when dealing with allergies or intolerances.

She has shared some insight below on Probiotics that can help to restore the gut and help with allergies and intolerances.