After disheartening skin test results, a lip reaction, and a new school schedule with new situations involving trusting new adults to keep Sosi Safe, this food allergy mama is tired, and needing to slow down.
The science of oral immunotherapy is slowly creeping its’ way into my subconscious and I am extremely thankful for this breath of calm, during the anxious moments in our days.
Each peanut dose is carefully weighted, by me, and then stored up high away out of reach. Her dosing schedule increases every two weeks, so just when I am feeling somewhat comfortable with a dose, we increase it.
Have you ever wondered what OIT (Oral Immunotherapy) dosing looks like? How exactly do you dose 1/1000th of a peanut?
Read along as this food allergy mom shares the anxiety, and hope she feels while her daughter completes Oral Immunotherapy in Canada for her peanut allergy.
Oral Immunotherapy is the process of slowly introducing a known allergen into our daughter’s system over a 6 month timeframe. This is Sosi’s story.
What is Oral Immunotherapy (OIT) in Canada?
Follow along as we journey as a food allergy family through the world of OIT (Oral Immunotherapy) in Canada.
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