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Breastfeed Rev. 2013 Mar;21(1):17-20.

Food-chemical intolerance in the breastfed infant.

Abstract

Adverse food reactions can be caused by a wide range of foods and the reactions vary widely too. Lactation consultants and other health professionals should look for causes of infant symptoms associated with less than optimal breastfeeding management and rule out medical issues before assuming adverse food reactions are involved. The investigation of adverse food reactions can be complex and ideally should be guided and monitored by a dietitian experienced in the field. Maternal elimination diets require high motivation and must include all important nutrients.

PMID:
23600324
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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