Early introduction means feeding common food allergens to a baby, like peanut and egg early! If a caregiver does this when the baby first starts foods it can protect a baby from developing a food allergy later in life. This is a relatively new recommendation, so we wanted to unpack it a bit for you.
In this video, Dr. Maria Rivera, board-certified pediatrician, mom and Fooblie Co-Founder, reviews the evidence behind the new early introduction recommendation. Next, she takes on how to feed your baby peanuts ‘early and often’. Lastly, she shares Fooblie’s five steps to help you take on early introduction with confidence. You’ve got this!