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Parents of Food Allergic Kids (POFAK) Support

 

This is the "heart and soul" of POFAK. Topics include subjects of interest to parents of children of all ages. Join us!

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POFAK Main Support Forum

Want to talk about ingredients, food products, food substitutes, recipes or cooking ideas? This is the place for you. Post your recipe requests or post new recipes here to share with others.

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Food and Cooking

This is a forum to discuss anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction) - how to be prepared, how to prevent it, and to cope with anaphylaxis when it happens.  This is also the forum to discuss idiopathic (unknown cause) anaphylaxis, or anaphylaxis due to any cause including, but not limited to, food.

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Anaphylaxis Support

Support and information for families with a child who has, or is suspected of having, asthma and/or eczema (atopic dermatitis) in addition to their food allergies. Join other parents for information and support related to these conditions.

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Asthma and Eczema Support

Support for families with a child who has (or is suspected as having) a gastrointestinal disorder such as eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), food protein induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES), celiac disease, Crohn's, colitis, reflux or other. Find support regarding the journey through diagnosis and treatment, living with very restricted diets, tube feedings, food trials and more.

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Gastrointestinal Disorders Support

Want to talk about breastfeeding, formula feeding, concerns about introducing foods, or ways to help your child gain weight? Do you have questions or issues with playgroups, preschool,
or daycare? This is the forum for you! Parents of older children are also welcome to join us and share their "been there, done that" experiences.

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Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

Want to talk about the special challenges of parenting a child age 5 years and older with food allergies, or the special challenges sending a child off to school or camp? This is the place for you.

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School Age Kids, Tweens, & Teens

This is where you can share press releases, news stories, and research updates. KFA posts news and food recalls on our blogs.

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News and Research
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Kids With Food Allergies
A Division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
1235 South Clark Street Suite 305, Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: 1-800-7-ASTHMA (1.800.727.8462)
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