Wanted: A Little Bit CAN Hurt Launch TEAM!

FAMD launch teamHave you ever heard the following?


“It’s only a little bit.  Surely it can’t hurt.”

“I had no idea food allergies are that serious!”

“But my child will only eat peanut butter.”

If you have, would you consider helping me to get the word out that, “Yes, a little bit CAN hurt” or worse?

Since my oldest child was diagnosed with severe food allergies 13 years ago, I have heard these and similar statements which motivated me in part to write A Little Bit CAN Hurt.  To do so, I interviewed children, teens and adults with food allergies who openly shared their stories and provided invaluable personal insight.  I have also interviewed professionals whose jobs involve the care of food-allergic individuals.  These voices effectively convey the lessons of my book that food allergies can hurt, they are shocking, why we should care and what we can do.

My desire is to help people living with food allergies by providing information to them as well as their Food Allergy Circles which include family, friends, caregivers and educators.  I want to do this on a large scale, but I need your help!

If you would like to help raise awareness about food allergies with a larger community, I’d love to have you on our team.  I will give the first 50 people who contact me by November 18th a free pdf of my book, A Little Bit CAN Hurt.  In return, I ask that you write an honest review of my book at Amazon.com by November 25, 2013.

Why am I asking for book reviews? Reviews give proof that something is important.  With your help, I hope to show the Amazon community as well as other book vendors that food allergies are of paramount importance!  We will need to work together to share the book with friends, family, school personnel and other groups as well as to get the word out on social media and blogs.  By doing so, we will educate and raise awareness about food allergies.

If you’d like to join us, please message me, comment below or email me your email address for more details.

Thanks and be SAFE,


Supporting the Food Allergy Circle

Donna DeCosta, MD ( @foodallermomdoc ) is founder of FoodAllergyMomDoc an online community dedicated to supporting the Food Allergy Circle with tips, ideas and resources.

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27 Responses to Wanted: A Little Bit CAN Hurt Launch TEAM!

  1. Aimee says:

    I’d love the opportunity to review your new book.

  2. Marie says:

    I also would the opportunity to review your book, thank you!

  3. Jae says:

    I would love to read & review your book! It is so important to raise awareness about this because so many people still don’t understand! I’ve even had doctors make similar comments to me which is unacceptable! Thank you for all your efforts to raise awareness!

  4. Becky Shaw says:

    If you are still looking for people to read and review your book I would love the opportunity.

  5. Erika says:

    I am in Perth Australia and awareness needs to be raised, I can’t wait to read this and spread the word on all the Aussie sites I know. I also run 2 Australian Facebook allergy support groups.

  6. Shawna says:

    If you are still looking, I would love to review your book!! We are all for raising awareness. Thank you for this opportunity.

  7. Emilie Lorditch says:

    Thanks Donna

  8. Megan Rodgers says:

    I would love to review your book and be a part of your team! It is soooo important to help non-allergic people understand that a little bit can hurt!

  9. Liz says:

    Yes I would like to review your book Donna. Hopefully you still need people to help out.

  10. EB Nesbitt says:

    I would love to review your book! I live in the Washington DC area and am a mother of a 3 year old with nut and seed allergies.

  11. donna says:

    You are too sweet! If you could write a review on Amazon and help to promote the book and upcoming e book to your friends, family, school, social network etc. Trying to get the word out that a little bit can hurt! Thanks for joining!

  12. donna says:

    Great Tina! Thanks so much for your kind words. So nice to have you on the team!

  13. Alison says:


    I would love to review and spread the news about your book!

  14. donna says:

    Hi June, I’d like to thank you for reaching out to me. Your grandson is very fortunate to have such a loving and caring grandmother who is interested in learning more about food allergies to keep him safe. I will be happy to send you the pdf. I hope that you find it helpful. I also post food allergy information on social media so if you are on other sites like Facebook etc look me up at https://www.facebook.com/FoodAllergyMomDoc. Take care and thanks for being part of the team!

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