Dealing with anaphylactic allergies

Growing up, I only knew one child with allergies and I always felt she was singled out because of it. Parents and teachers alike would blame that child for not being able to send certain foods. When I grew up and began working in childcare I quickly saw that allergies were very normal and growing in number all the time. Currently “about 500,000 Canadian children under age 18 have food allergies,” according to foodallergycanada.ca. When I last wrote about this topic in 2017, that number was 300,000 Canadian children. In five years it has grown to 500,000.
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