However, changing the maternal diet during pregnancy or when breastfeeding did not seem to help prevent conditions associated with allergies.
For most children, changing diet or a special formula does not seem to prevent this problem. If any of eczema and allergies in the family of a relative, parent, or sister, to discuss infant feeding with your child’s doctor. Time of introduction of solid foods in general, and the use of some specific foods, can help prevent some allergies.
There is also evidence that babies who are exposed to air allergens (such as dust mites and cat dandruff) may be less likely to develop related allergies. This is called the “hygiene hypothesis” and jumped from the observation that infants in agriculture tend to have fewer allergies than those who grow in a more sterile environment.
Once allergies have developed, treating allergies and carefully avoiding things that cause allergic reactions can be prevented in the future.