Timing of introduction of allergenic solids for infants at high risk

Year Published: 2018



Abrams E, Hildebrand K, Blair B, Chan ES


This article reviews the current recommendations for introducing food allergens like peanuts to high risk infants.

Key Findings

Key Findings: " For infants at high risk for allergic disease, it is now recommended that commonly allergenic solids be introduced at around 6 months of age, but not before 4 months of age, and guided by the infant's developmental readiness for food. Continued breastfeeding should be encouraged and supported because of its many health benefits."