Asian American Children at Greater Risk for Developing Food Allergies
09-18-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Asian American Children at Greater Risk for Developing Food Allergies

All children in the U.S. are more vulnerable than ever to food allergies, as the incidence of these continue to rise. One of the few food allergy studies to include specific information about Asian Americans, Read More

Ask Kwynn Food Allergy Advice
09-13-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

“Ask Kwynn” Food Allergy Advice: Protecting a Child from Food Allergy Bullying

Dear Kwynn, Our son, Connor, is having a tough time at school this year. Recently diagnosed with a peanut allergy, he now has to carry an Epipen with him at all times. The other 7th Read More

Fall 2017 Food Allergy Research Roundup
09-12-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Fall 2017 Food Allergy Research Roundup

This summer several new research studies related to food allergies were published, including a documented connection between food allergies and childhood anxiety, good news for those with nut allergies, and bad news overall in the Read More

Alternative Treatments for Allergies – Do They Work?
09-07-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Alternative Treatments for Allergies: Do They Work?

There are no cures for allergies, and the best you can hope for is that your child will eventually outgrow a food allergy. For most people with food allergies, treatment is largely prevention; you avoid Read More

Ask Kwynn Food Allergy Advice
09-06-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

“Ask Kwynn” Food Allergy Advice: Self-Care for a Stressed Out Food Allergy Mom

Dear Kwynn, I need help. I am a mom to two kids, ages 7 and 9, with food allergies. One is allergic to nuts, and the other is allergic to dairy, and I spend a Read More

How Food Allergies Affect Quality of Life on a Daily Basis
09-05-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

How Food Allergies Affect Quality of Life on a Daily Basis

Living with food allergies can be stressful, but it can be so much more than that. Research is proving that people with one or more diagnosed food allergies see real and negative impacts on their Read More

Ask Kwynn Food Allergy Advice
08-31-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

“Ask Kwynn” Food Allergy Advice: Explaining Food Restrictions to a Preschooler

Dear Kwynn, My partner and I have a 4-year-old son, Nate, who has a nut allergy. It hasn’t been too difficult to manage yet because we’ve made all of his food and sent it with Read More

Asthma and Anaphylaxis – Connected But Different
08-25-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Asthma and Anaphylaxis – Connected But Different

Asthma attacks and anaphylaxis seem very similar, and they are similar. They are also connected, and it is a known fact that someone with asthma is also more likely to have allergies that can cause Read More

The Best Food Allergy Apps for Kids
08-17-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

The Best Food Allergy Apps for Kids

Kids are learning in a digital world, with games, apps and eBooks, and learning about their own food allergies shouldn’t be any different. You may teach your child directly and lead by example, but the Read More

How to Help Your Child Manage Asthma at School
08-15-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

How to Help Your Child Manage Asthma at School

Asthma can be frightening and, for a parent, the urge to always be there to protect a child from asthma attacks is powerful. You can’t always be there, though, especially during the school day. It Read More

This Child’s Peanut Allergy May Have Been Cured by a Bone Marrow Transplant
08-08-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Child’s Peanut Allergy May Have Been Cured by a Bone Marrow Transplant

It’s what every parent of a child with a food allergy dreams about: the possibility of a cure. A couple of years ago, a young boy underwent a bone marrow transplant as a treatment for Read More

Could Your EpiPen Still Be Good After Four Years?
08-04-2017 by My Kid's Food Allergies

Could Your EpiPen Still Be Good After Four Years?

EpiPen made the news earlier this year with the massive price hike of Mylan’s product used to save lives by treating anaphylactic shock. All parents of children with food allergies know how important it is Read More