Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) - Prevention
If your baby is at risk for atopic dermatitis because you or other family members
have it or other allergies, these steps may help prevent a rash or reduce its
- If possible, breast-feed your baby for at least
6 months. Breast-feeding can boost your baby's
- When you are
ready to give your child solid foods, talk with your doctor. Ask if your
child should avoid foods that often cause
food allergies, such as eggs, peanuts, milk, soy, and
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
March 12, 2014
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