food allergies

Blood in Baby's Stool

Babies can sometimes have blood in their stool that is caused by food allergies, a small anal tear or fissure, or even a temporary case of lactose intolerance. It might even be a drop of blood that came from a cracked nipple, which the baby then passed through his system. Many times the cause of blood in a baby's stool is unknown or undiagnosed. » Read more

Dairy Elimination Diet for Breastfeeding Moms

Allergies to dairy products are among the most prevalent food allergies in babies. Between 2 and 3 percent of babies develop dairy sensitivity, but the sensitivity typically disappears with aging. Babies may develop rashes and loose stools or diarrhea as a consequence of food allergies. » Read more

Dairy Sensitivity in Breastfed Infants

If your breastfed baby cries inconsolably for several hours a day he could have colic.  Babies are labeled as having colic if they cry for more than 3 hours a day, at least 3 times a week, and this crying lasts for more than 3 weeks.  Doctors aren’t really sure what causes c » Read more

Food Allergies and Children

By Cheryl Tallman and Joan Ahlers

uts are common allergen among children and they can cause one of the more severe, even life- threatening allergic reactions known as anaphylaxis.    Only about 6 percent of all children have clinically diagnosed food allergies. » Read more