5 key points in the new infant feeding guidelines
PAEDIATRICIANS have agreed that allergenic foods should be introduced as early as four months, ending years of conflicting advice about a timeline.
Allergists, paediatricians and lactation experts recently reached an agreement that will now be translated into new guidelines.
Here are five key points:
- Solid foods should be introduced from 4-6 months;
- These should include peanut butter, cooked egg, dairy and wheat products;
- The advice applies to all babies, including those at high risk of allergy;
- It's based on research showing that early exposure may