Milk-Free Weaning

Milk-Free Weaning

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NDR-UK Ref No: 9001
Publication Format: A5 leaflet
Classification: DT  
Pack size: 10
Publication date: 08/04
Last Review: 06/17
Next Review: 06/20

Guidance for weaning babies and infants advised to follow a milk-free diet.

Classification: DT (Dietitian)

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.
  • Cameron SL, Taylor RW and Heath A-L M (2013) Parent-led or baby-led? Association between complementary feeding practices and health related behaviours in a survey of New Zealand families.  BMJ 9; 3 (12)
    Complementary feeding and baby led weaning.  Institute of health visitors (2015)
  • Ierodiakonau D et al (2016) Timing of Allergenic Food Introduction to the Infant Diet and Risk of Allergic or Autoimmune Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA. 2016 Sep 20; 316(11):1181-1192. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.12623.
  • Morrison BJ et al (2016) How different are baby-led weaning and conventional complementary feeding? A cross sectional study of infants aged 6-8 months.  BMJ Open 6, 6 (5)
  • Muraro A et al (2014) Primary prevention of food allergy in children and adults.  EAACI Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Guidelines Primary prevention of food allergy. Allergy. 69 (8) 1008-25
  • Perkin M, Logan K and Lack G (2015) EAT - A randomized controlled trial of early introduction of allergenic foods to induce tolerance in infants
    Townsend E and Pitchford N J (2012) Baby knows best? The impact of weaning style on food preferences and BMI in early childhood in a case-controlled sample. BMJ 2e000298
Weaning my baby

Weaning my baby

A comprehensive guide to successfully weaning babies from milk on to solid foods. Includes guides for preparing foods, recipes and information on vitamins and fluids.

  • Pack size: 10
  • Classification: PiL
  • NDR-UK ref: 9408

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Milk and Egg-Free Weaning

Milk and Egg-Free Weaning

Guidance for weaning babies and infants advised to follow a milk and egg free diet.

  • Pack size: 10
  • Classification: DT
  • NDR-UK ref: 9003

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Wheat-Free - the early years

Wheat-Free - the early years

For infants and children from aged 6 months and up have been advised to follow a wheat-free diet due to suspected allergy or intolerance.

  • Pack size: 10
  • Classification: DT
  • NDR-UK ref: 9136

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