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I agree that this is not a child focussed approach to the issue. He is presumably not a medical expert and could be doing more harm than good.
Is there a court order in place for contact, or not?
Thanks for confirming regarding the court order.
If your granddaughter is being placed at risk of harm by her father's reckless actions, then this is potentially a ground to withhold contact. However, you have referred to your granddaughter 'seeming' to be allergic to nuts.
I suggest that proper testing is carried out, and with this information your daughter can raise the issue properly, rather than speculatively. If he still refuses to agree to work together on the issue, she will have to consider mediation and potentially the family court where guidance can be put in place by a judge in a court order about what he should or should not do during contact.
It should not have to get this far though - with proper test results he should then see that refusing to acknowledge the harm this approach could result in is not in his daughter's best interests.
Can I clarify anything further for you?
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It sounds like this is a dangerous approach with such a young child, who may not be able to spot the signs of allergic reaction or vocalise their discomfort as clearly as an adult. My view is that the court will support your daughter on this issue.
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