Peanuts are Small but they can be MIGHTY
U.S. News & World Report
Peanuts are small but they can make a big impact on a child with a peanut allergy. Nationwide, peanut allergies affect more than three million people, including 18-month-old Colton Meade.
Colton's mother, Misty, had just been cleared by her pediatrician to start introducing Colton to certain foods, one of them being peanuts. Naturally, Misty felt confident giving Colton a small dose of peanut butter, only to experience her worst nightmare...an allergic reaction.
All parents should pay special attention to their children's eating habits, suggests Dr. Dan Atkins, pediatric allergist at Children's Hospital Colorado. The development of rashes and hives upon contact with certain foods is worth discussing with a doctor as is a child's refusal to eat says Dr. Atkins.
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