The allergy to cow’s milk protein (EXTENSIVELY) happens when the immune system of the baby rejects the milk proteins, causing severe symptoms such as redness in the skin, vomiting, strong, bloody stools and difficulty breathing.
In these cases, the baby should be fed with formula milk given special by the pediatrician and that do not contain the milk protein, in addition to avoiding the consumption of any food that contains milk in its composition.
How is the feed without cow’s milk
For babies with allergies to milk and still breastfed, the mother also needs to stop consuming milk and products that contain milk in the recipe, since the protein causing the allergy passes into the breast milk, causing the symptoms in the baby.
In addition to the care of the breastfeeding, infants up to 1 year should also consume formula milk for children that do not contain the cow’s milk protein, such as Nan Soy, Pregomin, Aptamil and Alfaré. After 1 year of age, follow-up with the pediatrician should continue and the child may go on to consume soy milk fortified or other type of milk indicated by the doctor.
It is also important to remember that in all ages should avoid the consumption of milk and any products containing milk in their composition, such as cheeses, yoghurts, cakes, pastries, pizzas and white sauce.
How to differentiate the cramps normal milk allergy
To differentiate the cramps normal milk allergy should observe the symptoms, as the cramps do not appear after all of the feedings and cause pain and discomfort lighter than the allergy.
Already in allergy, the symptoms are more severe, and in addition to the intestinal problems, they also include irritability, changes in skin, vomiting, difficulty breathing, swelling of the lips and eyes, and irritability.
Foods and ingredients that should be removed from the diet
The following table brings the foods and ingredients of manufactured products that contain the milk protein and that must be removed from power.
The ingredients that are listed in the right column, such as casein, caseinate, and lactose, should be checked in the list of ingredients on the label of processed foods.
In addition, products that contain dyes, aromas or natural flavor of butter, margarine, milk, caramel, coconut cream, vanilla cream and other ingredients derived from milk may contain traces of milk. Thus, in these cases, you must connect to the SAC of the manufacturer of the product and confirm the presence of the milk before offering food to the child.