Preparing For School When Your Child Has Allergies

Starting school is a big step for any child. Add food allergies to the mix, and it can make parents feel extremely anxious. However, remember there are hundreds of children who attend school with allergies successfully with no incidents. Managing allergies at school… Continue Reading >

Super Brain Foods for Busy Kids | Susie Burrell | Ep 160

  If you’re a parent looking for an easy way to support your child’s education and ability to do better in school, then you’re in the right place. Today, we take a closer look at our diet and what foods… Continue Reading >

Top 20 Breastfeeding Questions Answered | Melanie McGrice | Ep 128

If you’re expecting, & or are a new Mum, & have general questions & concerns about the health benefits of breastfeeding then you’re in the right place. Today we speak with Melanie McGrice, a leading pre & postnatal dietician, who… Continue Reading >

A day at the beach with Eczema.

For most people “let’s go to the beach” means everyone put their cozies on, grab some towels and let’s go! But not for us. Allergies and anaphylaxis aside there is thought and strategic planning that goes into a “spontaneous” afternoon… Continue Reading >

Milk Allergy- the common beginning to the allergy story

Cow’s Milk Protein Intolerance, Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy, Milk/Soy Protein Intolerance, milk allergy. These are the most common allergies in infants, affecting approximately 1 in 10 infants under the age of 1. For my allergy baby, this was where our… Continue Reading >

Allergy friendly Shrove Tuesday Pancakes        

BY Stephanie Holdsworth Allerchic As Shrove Tuesday comes around every year my heart is warmed by a memory of inclusion, from my daughters Pre-School years. Our preschool like many others loved to celebrate all the culturally significant dates on the… Continue Reading >

Food Labels – When getting it wrong simply isn’t an option

Recently the government called for an inquiry into allergies and anaphylaxis. From reading the submissions and listening to the public hearings in Melbourne and Sydney, one thing is very clear. Food labels need to be improved because getting it wrong… Continue Reading >

Christmas and party season will be upon us before we know it!

It’s really quite easy to make a child (or even an adult) with food allergies feel safe, included and welcome at a party that involves food. It’s our job as parents to teach our children to be kind and inclusive… Continue Reading >

Introducing Solids – How, What, When

Introducing Solids is an exciting milestone for mother and baby and also a period of great learning. Recent changes around recommendations for the introduction of allergies, have resulted in much confusion when it comes to how, when and what to… Continue Reading >

My Food Allergy Friends

My Food Allergy Friends Australia’s dedicated provider of educational allergy resources. The aim of the program is to help parents educate their children about allergies using the books and resources. Childcare centres and schools can put the Food Allergy Smart Program in place by using our… Continue Reading >