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Is any of your children allergic to formula, so you had to breastfeed?

My daughter wouldnt keep down any type of formula, milk or soy or gentle ease. Would this mean when i switch her to whole or 2% milk i'd have to find a kind that her body will accept?

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bluerose26

Asked by bluerose26 at 2:45 PM on Jul. 12, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • yes..but they have many brands of milk :)
    ryanlynn

    Answer by ryanlynn at 2:46 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • I mean Lactose free milk
    ryanlynn

    Answer by ryanlynn at 2:47 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • I would ask my pedi.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:57 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • does she have acid reflux? that's what my daughter had. we thought she was lactose intolerant, but really she just had too much acid.
    MommaOfT21Girl

    Answer by MommaOfT21Girl at 3:40 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • You do NOT have to give her milk at all. It is not necessary. You can feed her foods that are high in calcium. http://www.kellymom.com/nutrition/vitamins/calcium.html#list

    List of nondairy foods that are high in calcium
    If your baby (or you) is allergic to cow's milk proteins, make sure you read the labels on any packaged foods to ensure that there are no "hidden dairy" ingredients.
    breastmilk (studies have shown that breastfed babies get plenty of calcium, even if mom doesn't eat dairy products)
    dark greens: broccoli, spinach, collards, kale, turnips, bok choy, parsley, mustard, dandelion
    tofu and other soy products
    beans: chickpeas/garbanzo beans, navy beans, pinto beans,
    nuts & seeds: sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, almonds, filberts/hazelnuts, cashews, nut butters, tahini, walnuts
    sea vegetables: nori, kombu, wakame, agar-agar
    grains: tapioca, quinoa, tortillas
    seafood/fish: shrimp, salmon with bo
    aehanrahan

    Answer by aehanrahan at 7:55 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • MANY times its not the milk in the formula that is causing the issue its one of the other many many ingredients...many babies have issues with DHA and ARA in formula they are made from fungus and algae(many people are allergic to fungus), theres also MSG, high fructose corn syrup, BPA, heres a list of stuff in it all of which COULD cause an issue..
    http://www.naba-breastfeeding.org/images/Contaminants.pdf

    Breastmilk rarely contains the stuff I mentioned above and the DHA and RA are human not from fungus in our milk...

    Like another poster said if it IS milk you don't ever have to give milk and theres also rice and hemp milk you can try too, heck orange juice is better for them than cows milk if you get the kids version of orange juice with added Vit D and calcium
    tabi_cat1023

    Answer by tabi_cat1023 at 8:07 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • Baby humans are supposed to drink human milk, baby cows are supposed to drink cows milk.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:36 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

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