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What foods are most likely to cause allergies in babies?

Related Topics: Allergy, Baby, Food

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With each new food your baby tries, you’ll want to be on the lookout for allergic reactions. There are more than 160 allergenic foods, but these eight foods and food groups are the culprits 90% of the time. You may want to wait until baby is older to try some of these foods, especially peanuts. In fact,  many experts suggest waiting until your child is 3 before trying peanuts. Ask your pediatrician if you have any questions about a food.

  • Milk
  • Egg
  • Peanuts
  • Tree nuts (such as walnuts or almonds)
  • Fish
  • Shellfish
  • Soy
  • Wheat.

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