Caring for Your Child with Severe Food Allergies : Food allergies have been diagnosed in an estimated five to eight million Americans, including up to 5 percent of the school age population, and are reportedly on the rise. This book will help parents, grandparents, and caregivers fully understand their children's food allergies. Sorting the truth about food allergies from the myths and misunderstandings, Caring for Your Child with Severe Food Allergies presents not only important facts about severe food allergies, but, more importantly, it helps families cope with the emotional aspects of raising a child at risk for severe food reactions that, in rare instances, may result in death. The author blends her own experiences raising a child with severe nut allergies with practical observations, interviews with parents, and data from recent medical studies. Parents will learn how to reduce risks while promoting their child's normal emotional development.
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