This morning, I was thinking about my little lady’s allergy diagnosis and I also started wondering how others had felt when they or their little ones were on their journey to diagnosis.
Here are 10 stories. These are stories of allergy diagnosis, medical conditions or exclusion diets as a way to diminish the symptoms caused by an intolerance or medical condition. These stories are at the very core of our blogs, the reason most of us started writing them in the first place.
My baby girl was 6 months old when a trip to A&E confirmed what I’d had at the back of my mind for a couple of months: her little body was fighting food allergies.
When your preschooler is so poorly the call confirming Coeliac Disease comes as a relief…
Lils & William
Watching Katy’s emotion-filled vlog about her babies’ Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA) reminded me of the early days with Jumpy.
Ciara is awaiting autism diagnosis for 3-year-old Finn. Cutting all dairy and gluten from Finn’s diet settled his stomach and progress with his speech, communication and general temperament were quickly evident.
At 8.30 p.m. on Thursday 10th April 2008, Rebecca’s world changed forever as her daughter Bethany was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.
“He was a miserable baby. He cried, he fussed, he didn’t sleep and generally seemed uncomfortable most of the time. At 10 weeks old he developed severe eczema and started losing weight. We were referred to a dermatologist and given strong steroid creams which helped but not one of the consultants suggested it could be allergy related.” by Emma at ‘The Free From Farmhouse‘ Does J’s story ring a bell?
Polly & Reneé
GAPS diet to heal your gut, change for the better, feel happier and healthier.
How a complete diet change and a tailored approach of Low Starch Paleo helped Jo get her life back on track after Ankylosing Spondylitis, a type of arthritis and autoimmune disease, robbed her of a large part of her 20s and 30s.
Eczema: just an itch, or a debilitating condition?
Claire’s daughter, who is 12, has just been diagnosed with Coeliac disease. Read her story here.
When it feels like nothing (NOTHING!) is safe for your little boy…