For most new parents, introducing new foods to your baby is stressful. One of the biggest concerns parents have is that their baby will have an allergic reaction to a new food. Peanuts have a notorious reputation for allergies, and for good reason. In 2010, peanut allergy prevalence in US children was 2%, which can seem like a lot. So, with all that concern, is it safe to give peanut foods to babies? When is the best time to introduce peanuts to babies?