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Is There Anything Parents Can Do to Prevent Their Babies from Developing Food Allergies?

preventing-food-allergiesIs there anything pregnant or nursing moms can to do delay or prevent the development of food allergies in their babies? If a baby is at risk for developing food allergies, is there anything parents can do to prevent their babies from developing allergies? 

Register to join us for a free webinar on January 13, 2015 at 1 pm ET to learn about this important topic. Todd Green, MD, FAAAI, pediatric allergist will answer these questions and more. Dr. Green will cover: 
- Avoidance diets during pregnancy or while breastfeeding 
- Formulas recommended for babies at risk for developing food allergies 
- When and how to introduce foods to babies at risk for developing food allergy 
- When to see an allergy consultation for personalized guidance 

Todd Green, MD, FAAAI, is an allergist/immunologist in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy and Immunology at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. He is also Director of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Allergy/Immunology Fellowship Program, and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. In addition to serving on KFA’s Medical Advisory Board, Dr. Green is also President of the Pennsylvania Allergy and Asthma Association. 

Dr. Green attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed his residency at The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center and his fellowship at Duke University Medical Center. He is Board Certified in Allergy/Immunology and Pediatrics.

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Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) is a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). AAFA is the largest and oldest nonprofit patient organization dedicated to asthma and allergies. KFA educates families and communities with practical food allergy management strategies to save lives and improve the quality of life for children and their families. Our online community includes public blogs. To post a comment, you will need to register or sign in. Registered members have access to additional specialized support forums for food allergies. Registration is free!

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