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Research suggests that the introduction of gluten in the first few months can greatly increase the risk of celiac disease later in life. However, there is also research suggesting that introducing gluten too late also increases the risk of celiac disease. At this time there is no conclusive research that has determined when is the best time to introduce gluten into the diet to prevent the development of celiac disease. Make sure you always get the support of your pediatrician or dietitian so that your baby receives the nutrients they need.

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