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


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20 March 2019
Medicine; Popular medicine & health
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.
By:   Schwartz
Imprint:   Amacom
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 86mm,  Width: 59mm,  Spine: 4mm
Weight:   1g
ISBN:   9780814434055
ISBN 10:   0814434053
Series:   Agency/Distributed
Publication Date:   20 March 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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.

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

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

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