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Thread: Peanut Butter

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2006

    Default Peanut Butter

    I'm sure this question has been asked a million times but at what age did you feed your LO's peanut butter? Some say to wait til 3 yrs old but others like my Dr say to try it now. I'm sure DS has had some hidden peanut in other foods I have given. I think its better for me to try at home since we have a hospital down the street rather than it be in some food at a Thai restaurant we are at. We don't have peanut allergies in our families but supposedly that doesn't matter. Not sure what to do. I've read some scary stories.
    Isn't there a safe way to test for a peanut allergy?
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    Mommy to Alexander
    Born Oct 6,2006

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2008

    Default Re: Peanut Butter

    If you don't have a family history of peanut allergies, I'm sure it's fine to start now if you have your doc's go-ahead. You might be able to get allergy testing done, but personally I'd only bother with that if there was a family history of severe peanut allergy. JMHO.
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    Iryssa(24), DH(27)

    DS born Sept. 21 '07, 8.5lbs
    Nursed for the last time Oct. 20 '08

    DD born Jan. 20, '09, 8lbs 14oz


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