NEW ENGLAND – A new study says avoiding peanuts with babies could make allergies even worse.
In the New England Journal of Medicine's report, researchers examined high-risk infants who already had egg allergies. Youngsters in one country were fed peanuts. Those in another were not. As it turns out, the nutty babes were 80 percent less likely to develop an allergy to peanuts by the time they were five.
But don't take this to mean you should start spoon-feeding your newborn some peanut butter. More tests are needed. To be safe, researchers don't want to "Skippy" any of those.