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Does eating peanut butter during pregnancy make your baby more likely to be allergic to peanuts?
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In brief: Controversial.
In some studies the risk went up, in some it went down.
Probably depends on the individual genetics.

In brief: Controversial.
In some studies the risk went up, in some it went down.
Probably depends on the individual genetics.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Richard Wachs
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: No
All current studies show no correlation between eating a food while pregnant and the child developing an allergy to that food.

In brief: No
All current studies show no correlation between eating a food while pregnant and the child developing an allergy to that food.
Dr. Richard Wachs
Dr. Richard Wachs
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