If your child has IgE CMPA, or if they have had serious reactions in the past then it is not safe for you to begin reintroduction at home without the input of a trusted dietitian. Go through and read labels on some of your staple items. Pediatrics 6 :e— I would definitely talk to his pediatrician and decide if she thinks an elimination diet might help. You do need to be sure, so if you suspect it may be teething or a cold then I would continue to do a few more days at the same stage. It will also help you to realise if dairy was, and still is, a problem. Kallie White. WHO guidance is to breastfeed exclusively until 6 months of age and to continue to breastfeed until at least 2 years of age. This is often linked to a tummy upset, and they get it over it quickly. Now say that to yourself on a loop. This page and the MAP guideline are intended for healthcare professionals.
I’ve never really been one to go on crazy diets. I had a brief stint trying Paleo, but realized I’d just prefer moderation and balance as opposed to rules and restrictions. I’ve always battled with my weight, so knowing myself and how I work, I know I don’t do well with restrictive eating because it plays with my emotional attachments to food: I eat when I’m happy, eat when I’m sad, and putting “rules” on what I can and can’t eat, I’ve learned, is no way to live. So I try really hard to stay away from diets that tell me what I can and can’t eat. Then, I had my second child, and so far she has challenged me and my capacity for change more than I ever thought possible — especially when it comes to diet. I never thought giving up dairy to continue breastfeeding would be part of parenting her or parenting in general, but when she started showing signs of a dairy protein intolerance, I had to reevaluate my feelings on diet restrictions all over again. One of the challenges of going dairy-free in order to continue our breastfeeding relationship has been learning what causes her colic and how I can prevent it, or at least tame it.
It has been known for a long time that foods the mother eats can affect the make-up of her breastmilk. For more information, see the Lactose intolerance and the breastfed baby article. Can you reduce the risk of allergy? If you have a family history of allergy, try to make sure he is exclusively breastfed for at least the first 4 months and preferably 6 months, to reduce the risk that he will become allergic to foods. Could it be something other than food? Also, does your baby have any other symptoms as well, like a rash or odd-looking poos? Have your baby checked by your doctor in case there is anything medical that is causing your baby to be unsettled. It could be something as different as an ear or throat infection and nothing to do with your diet.