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Can My Milk-Allergic Infant Keep Breastfeeding?
09/19/2017
...Successful breastfeeding can get complicated if your baby is diagnosed with an allergy to cow milk, or when other food allergies are suspected. So, what can you do when you have a milk-allergic infant and breastfeeding is your goal? Breast milk is the best source of nutrition for your baby. It is the first choice of the World Health Organization (WHO), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
01/31/2013
...We often hear from moms of infants with cow milk allergy who would like to continue breastfeeding their infant. It’s very rare that an infant will be truly allergic to the breast milk: usually the infant reacts to one or more foods in the mother’s diet that affect breast milk contents. For this reason, many clinicians might suggest that a mom try to follow an elimination diet to continue breastfeeding. Other times, they will...
10/19/2017
...Breast milk is the best source of nutrition for infants. It’s the first choice of the World Health Organization (WHO) and healthcare professionals around the world. Some children can have an allergic reaction to dairy, soy, and other food proteins passed along in their mother’s breast milk. The good news is that under close medical supervision, you may be able to continue breastfeeding your child, while on a food elimination diet. In a common...
01/05/2017
...a parent. Here are 3 easy tips to sharpen your food allergy safety skills. Moms Breastfeeding Their Infants: Great job to all you breastfeeding moms out there! You are providing your baby with the best source of nutrition, and the first choice of healthcare professionals worldwide. When your little one also has a food allergy, then you have likely also taken the extra step to eliminate the foods that your baby is reacting to from...
06/07/2011
...Then came the blood and green poops. There is really no way to shrug off lime green bowel movements with streaks of visible blood throughout. I immediately took Baby E back to the doctor where they took a stool sample and made sure Baby E didn’t have an infection. No infection. And so our journey began. I knew I wanted to continue breastfeeding Baby E, so at the doctor’s recommendation I cut dairy out of...
Signs and Symptoms for Using Amino Acid-Based Formulas for Cow Milk Allergy
08/31/2018
...to link worsening eczema to foods because eczema flares can be delayed. Some medical guidelines recommend that an amino acid-based formula like Neocate should be the first choice for infants with severe eczema. What’s more, this applies particularly to those infants who are failing to thrive. What if a breastfeeding infant has eczema and CMA is suspected? In those cases where formula is needed, an amino acid-based formula like Neocate has been recommended. Multiple Food...
Cow Milk Allergy
08/01/2017
​Cow milk, a childhood staple and a key source of vital nutrients, is also responsible for the most common food allergy in early life. Learn more about the symptoms that a milk allergy may cause and how Neocate can...
06/14/2011
...Some little ones, like Rachel’s son Baby E from our guest post last week, are allergic to the dairy proteins passed along in their mother’s breast milk. This can often result in a cow’s milk allergy and a confused mom. Fortunately this doesn’t mean the end of breastfeeding, but rather the start of an elimination diet. When starting an elimination diet the breastfeeding mom removes all dairy including “hidden” dairy from her diet. Because...
   
 
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