When your Child Has Food Allergies

When your Child Has Food Allergies

A Parent's Guide to Managing It All, From the Everyday to the Extreme

Book - 2017
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American Management Association
All the answers parents need. Keeping kids safe takes vigilance. But when your child has food allergies, the challenge is greater and you worry that much more. As a food-allergy mom (and someone seriously allergic herself), author Mireille Schwartz has been through it all. Now, in this clear, reassuring guide she helps you get a handle on food allergies, establish new routines, and restore peace and order to family life. You'll learn to: Spot the signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction * Navigate testing and diagnosis * Decipher ingredient labels, keeping an eye out for "hidden" allergens * Allergy-proof your whole home-not just the kitchen * Create an emergency kit and an allergy action plan * Make school a safe and enjoyable environment * Find lunchbox substitutions your kid will like * Deal with restaurants, playdates, birthday parties, holidays, and other group celebrations * Plan for safe travels- from summer camp to family getaways * And more From protecting your child to teaching them to take care of themselves, When Your Child Has Food Allergies covers it all so your life can get back to normal.

Thomas Nelson
Keeping kids safe takes vigilance---especially when food allergies are involved. This clear, reassuring guide helps you get assess your situation, establish new routines, and restore peace and order to family life. From allergy-proofing the home to making school safe to planning vacations, it gives you what you need to get your life back to normal.

& Taylor

Explains the personal, psychological, and practical aspects of raising a child with food allergies, detailing how to allergy-proof a house, balance fun and protection at a party, and travel safely.

Publisher: New York City : American Management Association, [2017]
ISBN: 9780814434055
Branch Call Number: 618.92975 Sch95w
Characteristics: xvi, 222 pages ; 23 cm


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