The Fox Valley Food Allergy Support Group was formed 12 years ago to educate and help families.
Christi DeChamps of Appleton has been arming herself with information on her child's food allergy since he was diagnosed at the age of 10 months.
"It's a very scary world when you have a baby and scary is everywhere," said DeChamps, whose son is now 6.
Her son was diagnosed allergic to milk and egg, with the potential for anaphylaxis, a severe allergic reaction that needs immediate medical treatment such as the administration of an epinephrine shot. Even skin contact to these allergens can cause a reaction in her son. ...