Knowing Your Baby !! Food Reactions & Allergy Logs
Starting to feed your baby solid food is a very exciting time for a parent. In addition to being exciting, it is also a confusing and a time for concern as well. You don’t know how your baby would react to different foods, if he has any food allergies or not. Food allergies can be dangerous and life threatening, so the worry and concern is well placed. Common food allergies are of peanuts, eggs, milk, wheat, soy, fish and tree nuts. A good way to determine if the baby has any food allergies is to keep a log about the baby’s reaction to different food that you introduce him/her to. An early diagnosis of different conditions is very important for the health and well-being of the baby.
The log contains the following information :
- The name of the baby and his/her date of birth
- The date and time when the food is given to the baby
- The amount of food given to the baby
- The baby’s reaction to the food
- The time and date of the food if given again
If your baby has a condition related to food allergy, your pediatrician would be thanking you for being smart enough to keep that log.
A detailed log shows your concern for the well being of the baby. It is advisable that if you have food allergies in your family history, avoid giving those foods to the baby until you discuss it thoroughly with your pediatrician.
Baby Food Reaction & Allergy Log
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