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Allergies in children

If your child has a serious allergy, consider getting them a medical alert bracelet or pendant so medical staff know how to treat them in an emergency. Search online for medical bracelets NZ to find medical bracelet suppliers.

If your child has an allergy, the following video from Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia has information and advice about starting your child at school.

  HealthInfo recommends the following pages

Child allergies

New Zealand sites

International sites

On the next page: Preventing food allergies

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed July 2018. Last updated January 2021.

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