Flu Vaccines: October 12, 2018

Flu vaccines have arrived. Please call Premier Pediatrics to schedule your child's flu shot. It is recommended all children over 6 months of age receive the influenza vaccine.

https://kidshealth.org/en/kids/flu-shot.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/15/upshot/flu-shot-deaths-herd-immunity.html


Peanut Allergy Prevention: New Guidelines for Early Introduction

New guidelines recommend that before 11 months, all infants should start eating age-appropriate peanut-containing foods. The ideal age is closer to 6 months. According to a landmark study called LEAP, early introduction of peanut products significantly decreased allergy in high risk children. Currently, there is no known cure for peanut allegy. Please read the link below to read how and when to introduce peanut products along with how much to give weekly.

https://community.kidswithfoodallergies.org/blog/new-guidelines-for-early-introduction-of-peanut