Mothers of food-allergic kids want more than menus from dieticians

December 29, 2014 2:26 PM

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(Reuters Health) – Mothers of children with food allergies look to dieticians for advice on nutrition, but also for emotional support as they try to protect their kids and give them a normal life, say UK researchers.

“From clinical practice I know that mothers/parents do not just want the dietary advice we give, but also the emotional support and that 'person on my side', but I had no study that I could refer to,” Carina Venter told Reuters Health in an email.

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