7 Life Hacks for Parents of Allergic Kids

Surprising Strategies for Serious Allergies

Raising a child with anaphylaxis-inducing allergies can be worrying and difficult. Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening reaction to certain allergens, like foods, medications and insect stings. Because some allergy reactions are so severe, it may seem like your best option is to never let your kid out of your sight. But while allergies are very serious, these easy tips and resources can make it convenient—and even fun—to stay safe.

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