5 tips for preventing food allergies - pregnancy and breastfeeding nutrition

Presented by Melanie McGrice, Nutrition Ambassador, Priceline Pharmacies

Food allergies and intolerances have become a significant issue in Australia with the rates of referrals to specialists increasing by 10 times over the past few years. But did you know that what you eat during pregnancy and when you introduce allergens to your children can have a significant impact on your child’s likelihood of developing food allergies and intolerances?

This Bupa Parenting Insights talk is given by Melanie McGrice an Accredited Practising Dietitian with a Masters degree in Dietetics. Melanie is the proud nutrition ambassador for Priceline Pharmacies and the director of Nutrition Plus, a dietetic company that specialises in fertility, pregnancy and women’s health. 

  • What to eat during pregnancy to minimise your child’s risk of food allergies and intolerances
  • Benefits of breast feeding for food allergies and intolerances
  • How and when to introduce solids
  • Tips for mums unable to breastfeed

This talk is applicable for both mums who are pregnant and breastfeeding.

Watch the video above or find the video here.

Note: The views and advice expressed on this blog post are those of the author and are not representative of the Pregnancy Babies & Children's Expo.

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