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Posted by: Rene | 2007/03/19

Toddler lactose intolerant

My 20 month old baby is lactose intolerant, should I be giving her a multi-vitamin to make up for her lack of milk? She eats cheese in small quantites every day and I give her a soya yogurt equivalent almost every day.

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Dear Rene
Just supplement her calcium intake by giving her calcium fortified soya milk. Many of the vitamins you buy at the pharmacy contains lactose to make it sweet - read the label first!

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