10 things you probably believe about allergies that are totally wrong

Whether your child has an allergy or not, one thing’s for sure, there is a LOT of confusion and misinformation surrounding the issue. Here are ten common myths floating around about allergies in kids to help set the record straight.

MYTH 1: They're not very common

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Around 1 in 5 Australians and New Zealanders will develop allergies at some point in their life. 1 in 10 infants have food allergies, with eczema also affecting 1 in 10 children.


Does your child have an allergy? What other allergy myths have you come across?


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