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what age is ok to introduce peanut foods?

i have a 20 month oldand was just wondering when its ok to introduce peanut foods?

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Asked by volsmomma22 at 4:52 PM on Mar. 20, 2009 in Health

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  • Yes, as long as there's no history of peanut allergies in the family.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:53 PM on Mar. 20, 2009

  • I was told by my daughter's Ped to wait until she was one year old.

    Answer by littlejreece at 5:55 PM on Mar. 20, 2009

  • both of my kids had peanut butter as babies... If there is no history of an allergy in the family you are usually safe. If you are worried just start with a PB cookie or something very small and then just watch her for a day... If she doesn't have a reaction, she'll be just fine!

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 6:07 PM on Mar. 20, 2009

  • Just watch her very closely. We dont have a family history of any allergies but my son is anaphylatic to peanuts.

    Answer by Chandra034 at 2:31 PM on Mar. 21, 2009

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