Health Professionals
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Feed your baby the common allergy causing foods such as peanut, egg, tree nuts, and cow's milk before your baby is one year of age.

Infant Feeding Resources

Research shows that giving your baby the common allergy causing foods before they are one year of age can greatly reduce the risk of them developing an allergy to that food. To help you Introduce the common allergy causing foods one at a time, the National Allergy Strategy has developed a number of practical resources including videos, food ideas and recipe booklets.

How to introduce the common allergy causing foods

Textures for babies around 6 months (first foods)

Textures for babies around 7-9 months (mashed foods and soft lumps)

Textures for babies around 10-12 months (soft chopped and mashed finger foods)

Textures for babies around 12 months and onwards (toddler and family foods)

Food ideas

Recipe booklets

Recipe booklet Tree nuts recipe booklet
Content updated May 2022