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When Your Child Has Food Allergies: A Parent's Guide to Managing It All - From the Everyday to the Extreme By SCHWARTZ

When Your Child Has Food Allergies: A Parent's Guide to Managing It All - From the Everyday to the Extreme by SCHWARTZ

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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.

When Your Child Has Food Allergies: A Parent's Guide to Managing It All - From the Everyday to the Extreme Summary

When Your Child Has Food Allergies: A Parent's Guide to Managing It All - From the Everyday to the Extreme by SCHWARTZ

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.

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"From EpiPens to which grocery chains stock the most allergy-safe food, Schwartz presents a thorough process for safeguarding child and home." - Library Journal

About SCHWARTZ

Mireille Schwartz is CEO of the Bay Area Allergy Advisory Board, a contributor to CNN Health and Yahoo News, and columnist for Allergic Living. Schwartz, her parents, her brother, and her daughter all have serious food allergies.

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction: Your Attention Makes All the Differencexi

PART ONE: What You Need to Know

1. Food Allergy 1013

2. Suspecting Food Is the Culprit19

3. Food Allergy Diagnosis Options27

4. Treatments for Food Allergies 35

PART TWO: Ways You Can Offer Support

5. Talking to Your Child at Any Age About Staying Safe53

6. Help from the Whole Family69

7. Ensuring Sibling Support87

PART THREE: How Your Child Can Live Fully and Safely

8. Allergy Proofing Your Kitchen and Home97

9. Eating on the Go 115

10. Safe and Happy Holidays121

11. Family Getaways133

PART FOUR: Ways You Can Protect Your Child

12. The ABCs of School Rules149

13. Birthday Parties and Group Celebrations 163

14. Allergy-Friendly Recipes171

15. Baseline Advice for Parents of Food-Allergic Children189

Conclusion: Message from a Food Allergy Mother to the World201

Glossary205

Acknowledgments211

About the Author213

Index215

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When Your Child Has Food Allergies: A Parent's Guide to Managing It All - From the Everyday to the Extreme by SCHWARTZ
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Focus
2017-04-20
240
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