Asked by: Alharilla Turrillas
asked in category: General Last Updated: 28th February, 2020

What can my lactose intolerant baby eat?

lactose-free cow's milk. butter and cream – these contain only small amounts of lactose and are usually fine to eat. bread, cereals, fruit, vegetables, meat and other protein foods. full-fat milk – the fat in full-fat milk gives your child's body longer to digest lactose.

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Besides, what are the symptoms of lactose intolerance in babies?

The symptoms of lactose intolerance can vary, especially in babies, but you might notice the following:

  • Diarrhoea.
  • Being unsettled.
  • Frequent crying.
  • Loose, watery stools (may be green/yellow in colour)
  • Trapped wind.
  • Flatulence.
  • Noisy bowel sounds.
  • Vomiting.

what foods should I avoid if I am lactose intolerant? Do not eat or drink the following dairy foods because they contain lactose.

  • Some cheeses - generally aged cheese contains less lactose, soft and processed cheeses contain higher levels of lactose.
  • Buttermilk.
  • Cheese spreads and cheese foods.
  • Cottage and ricotta cheese.
  • Cream.
  • Evaporated & condensed milk.
  • Hot chocolate mixes.

Thereof, how do you treat lactose intolerance in babies?

Treatment of lactose intolerance may include the following: Lactase deficiency: The Lactase enzyme expression can be induced by lactose, but only during the newborn period. Studies demonstrate the use of inducing lactase activity by tube feedings with milk-containing lactose in premature infants.

What formula is best for lactose intolerant baby?

Similac® Sensitive® Lactose Sensitivity is a milk-based formula designed for babies with lactose intolerance. We also offer Similac® Isomil®, a soy-based infant formula that is naturally lactose-free. As always, be sure to discuss with your health care professional before making changes to your baby's diet.

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