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How old should a child be before you introduce them to peanut butter?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Open to Opinion
There are conflicting views on the subject.
The old standard is delay until the later toddler years.The newer data suggest that use as early as 6 months may prevent a kid from developing a peanut allergy.

In brief: Open to Opinion
There are conflicting views on the subject.
The old standard is delay until the later toddler years.The newer data suggest that use as early as 6 months may prevent a kid from developing a peanut allergy.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics
In brief: Peanuts
Most pediatricians will defer introduction of peanuts until a child turns 2 years old, usually as peanut butter.
The peanut seeds should not be introduced until the age or 3 or 4. Peanuts are notorious for inducing allergies.

In brief: Peanuts
Most pediatricians will defer introduction of peanuts until a child turns 2 years old, usually as peanut butter.
The peanut seeds should not be introduced until the age or 3 or 4. Peanuts are notorious for inducing allergies.
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
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