Webinar: Cow’s milk allergy: A closer look at development and prevention in infancy
February 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
What the webinar is about: This webinar is targeted to expectant and new parents, dietitians, nurses and healthcare professionals who provide pre-natal and post-natal support to hear the latest evidence on the prevention of cow’s milk allergy.
This session will cover:
- Current guidance recommended by the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) and the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (CSACI) for preventing food allergy in babies
- Insight from the latest studies on increased risk of cow’s milk allergy from intermittent supplementation with cow’s milk formula and on the importance of keeping allergenic foods in the baby’s diet regularly to maintain tolerance
- Practical strategies for cow’s milk protein introduction
A Q&A will follow where you can ask questions, and you can submit your questions upon registration.
Who is speaking: Dr. Edmond Chan, a Pediatric Allergist at the BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) Allergy Clinic, UBC Clinical Professor, Clinical Investigator at BCCH Research Institute, and Head of the BCCH Division of Allergy & Immunology, where he leads a food allergy research program. He is a co-author of several national/international guidelines on food allergy, including the CPS’ position statement on dietary exposures and allergy prevention in high-risk infants. Dr. Chan is Vice President of the CSACI, on the Executive of the CPS’ Allergy Section, and on Food Allergy Canada’s Healthcare Advisory Board, and steering committee for Canada’s National Food Allergy Action Plan.
When is the webinar: Thursday, February 9, 2023 from 12pm to 1pm EST.