Pregnancy and Peanuts: Tricky Truths About Food Allergies

Sitting down to a meal can be daunting for an expectant mother weighing conflicting recommendations about which foods are good for her unborn child -- and which might subject that child to long-term ills like allergies to peanuts and other foods. "We have a tendency to beat pregnant women over the head with 'do this, don't do this,'" said obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Laura Riley, medical director of labor and delivery at the Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital. "We always want...Full Story
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