Welcome to Children’s Medical Nutrition Alliance’s Blog A Resource for Change

We’re happy you’re interested in learning more about access to medical nutrition. This blog was created to answer your questions about obtaining medical foods and formulas. Here you will find support, as well as educational and informational resources. Also, you can stay up to date with current news and events and hear personal stories from […]

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Tips on How to Talk to Your Child About Their Condition

Tips on How to Talk to Your Child About Their Condition

Whether your child has a food allergy, eosinophilic esophagitis (EOE), food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES), or any other type of food-related illness, it’s important to educate them about their condition.  It’s never too early to help them understand what it means to have their condition and how to manage it.  Knowing what kind of type […]

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Options for Families That Cannot Afford Costly Medical Foods

Researchers estimate that 1 in every 13 children, roughly two in every classroom, suffer from severe health conditions.  Most of these children are unable to consume a natural diet and are dependent on specialized, costly medical foods and formulas.  The average cost to provide medical foods and formulas can range from $3,000 to $5,000 a […]

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Does Your Child Have a Food Allergy?

Does Your Child Have a Food Allergy?

Researchers estimate in the United States nearly one in every 13 children have a food allergy. Over the last few years the ability to diagnosis food allergies and certain digestive disorders has drastically improved, but there is still a large disparity in quickly recognizing the signs and symptoms. This is particularly true among parents and caregivers.

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Next Steps After Diagnosis

Next Steps After Diagnosis

You’ve probably spent countless hours and many sleepless nights worrying about the health of your child and what the future holds. Your already busy lifestyle will now require more planning and even more preparation every single day. While having a child with food allergies is challenging, fortunately there is hope and a light at the end, of what may now seem dark, tunnel. Use these tips as a guideline to help ease the frustration of wondering what’s next after your child has been diagnosed with food allergies.

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