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Can eating too much peanut butter while pregnant give your unborn child a peanut allergy?

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Dr. Guy VanDell answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

There is some evidence that exposure to peanut butter in pregnancy can increase the fetal risk of an allergy, but the risk seems to be limited to those with a strong family history of this allergy.

Answered Jul 18, 2013



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