It's Not Mom's Fault: Prenatal and Early Life Exposures that Do and Do Not Contribute to Food Allergy Development.

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Summary of "It's Not Mom's Fault: Prenatal and Early Life Exposures that Do and Do Not Contribute to Food Allergy Development."

Thus far, the most effective strategy for the prevention of food allergy is early introduction of allergenic solids to at-risk infants. Early skin moisturization may have a role in food allergy prevention. There is insufficient evidence for hydrolyzed formula as a means of allergy prevention. Studies on vitamin D, omega 3, and probiotic supplementation; breastfeeding; early infant dietary diversity; and maternal peanut ingestion during pregnancy and breastfeeding are inconsistent.


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Name: Immunology and allergy clinics of North America
ISSN: 1557-8607
Pages: 447-457


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