Food allergy prevention website

The following resources have been developed as part of the National Allergy Strategy Food Allergy Prevention Project and are designed to provide advice on when and how to introduce the common allergy causing foods to help prevent food allergy developing. These resources have been developed with funding from the Australian Government Department of Health.

Nip allergies in the Bub website

NIP BUB website

The Nip allergies in the Bub website contains a range of resources including:

For parents:

  • Practical information about how and when to introduce the common allergy causing foods including food ideas and recipes.
  • Information about how to recognise an allergic reaction and what to do if an allergic reaction occurs.
  • Practical information about how to optimise eczema management to help prevent food allergy.
  • Eczema videos and infographics to help parents manage their baby’s eczema.
  • A frequently asked questions section.

Nip allergies in the Bub: For health professionals

For health professionals:

  • A health professional section including online training, podcasts, clinical updates and guides.
  • Resources to provide to your patients, including free bookmarks.

Content updated March 2022

National Allergy Strategy Rationale

Allergic diseases have become an increasingly important chronic disease and public health issue in Australia and other developed countries over the last two decades, contributing to increased demand for medical services, significant economic cost of care and reduced quality of life of people with allergic diseases and their carers.

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Lead organisations

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Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) is the leading medical organisation for allergy in Australia. 

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Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA) is the leading patient support organisation for allergy in Australia. 

The National Allergy Strategy has received funding from the Australian Government Department of Health for the following projects:
Food allergy prevention | 250K Youth Project | Food service | Drug allergy | Shared Care Model

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