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When is it typical to introduce seafood such as shrimp and crab meat?

My kids are 3 and almost 2. I haven't given them "seafood" for fear of an allergic reaction. When is it typical to introduce shellfish and seafood?

 
Kword

Asked by Kword at 9:39 PM on Mar. 23, 2011 in Health

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  • I'm waiting until age 3, but I recently developed an allergy or sensitivity for shrimp even though I ate it most of my life with no problems.
    pam19

    Answer by pam19 at 9:03 PM on Mar. 24, 2011

  • You could have them tested for shellfish allergies or just risk it. They're old enough to try some. Do you have a shellfish allergy that runs in the family?
    jenmerk

    Answer by jenmerk at 11:05 PM on Mar. 23, 2011

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