Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: lenny | 2007/05/29

Q.

allergic to dairy

my daughter's test was positive to dairy. she has been on a lactose free diet for the last 9 months. she is now 13months. she is refuseing regular soya milk. will only drink the flavoured (vanilla or chocolate) soya milk. is it safe to have her on the flavoured milk? will it effect her teeth? should she be on a calcium supplement?
the above mentioned milk are not foemula's but long life milk(boxed)

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

The vanilla flavoured soya milk should be alright-I am not sure if it has added sugar. You will need to check this. Brush her teeth very well.It is a good idea to add a calcium supplement-speak to your pharmacist.

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