Tag Archives: lactose intolerance

Breastfeeding and Lactose Intolerance

  Mothers are often told that their fussy or gassy babies are ‘lactose intolerant’, but this is rarely the case. Lactose intolerance has become a catch all label for any baby who is fussy, or gassy, or has any kind of intestinal upset. Formula companies love to use this label to their advantage, with ads for products like “Similac Sensitive®: …

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Should I switch my fussy baby to soy formula?

Ask Anne… Question: My 2 month old baby is fussy and spits up a lot. My doctor said she has milk allergies and recommended switching her to a soy formula. What do you think? Answer: We know that cow’s milk is a very allergenic substance, because it  isn’t ‘species specific’. In other words, human milk is designed for human babies …

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