|NDR-UK Ref No:||9001|
|Publication Format:||A5 leaflet|
Guidance for weaning babies and infants advised to follow a milk-free diet.
Advice is complex, condition specific and requires a Dietitian with knowledge, skills and experience in the condition.
To support patients to safely undertake a milk and/or egg free diet that meets their individual needs.
The Target Group will:
- know what and how to choose appropriate foods to meet nutritional and energy requirements for health and to thrive.
- be able to read food labels to make appropriate food choices.
- know what the guideline requirements are for calcium (and other nutrients as appropriate), and to meet these through appropriate food/drink choices.
- know what infant formulas are suitable for their child
- know the risk of key nutritional deficiencies (Ca, Fe, fibre etc) and what foods to choose to meet defined targets via helpful suggestions in text.
- be able to detail suitable food choices via choose/check/avoid lists to provide positive choices/swaps.
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