When your Child Has Food Allergies
A Parent's Guide to Managing It All, From the Everyday to the ExtremeBook - 2017
ADVICE ON PARENTING. 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.
Publisher: New York City :, American Management Association,, 
Branch Call Number: 618.92975 SCH
Characteristics: xvi, 222 pages ; 23 cm