What we may perceive as maize or corn allergy symptoms can often be quite similar to symptoms of corn or maize intolerance. However the causes of an allergy are quite different from food intolerance, because with an allergy, the immune system is involved (a mistaken response of the immune system to a harmless substance), whereas [...] read more..
Should I breast-feed a baby with food allergies?
I am exclusively beast-feeding my 4-month-old baby, who was diagnosed with allergic colitis at 3 months. I have been off dairy and soy for eight weeks now. We still see blood specks in his poop. He is gaining weight, albeit very slowly. Question, is it beneficial for me to be on an elimination diet and figure out what he is allergic to or is a hypoallergenic formula the answer? Has any research been done on this? My baby won't take those formulas and I am torn on what to do. Is breast-feeding detrimental in this case or will he outgrow it eventually in six months or a year? Please advise. read more..