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Lactose intolerance and the breastfed baby | Australian Breastfeeding Association

Lactose intolerance is poorly understood in the Australian community. There are lots of myths and misunderstandings about it, especially when it comes to babies. Primary (or true) lactose intolerance is an extremely rare genetic condition and lactose intolerance is very different to intolerance or allergy to cows' milk protein. This article explains the differences between lactose intolerance and other conditions such as food allergies and lactose overload and dispels some of the myths about lactose intolerance in babies.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Lactose intolerance in babies

Lactase is an enzyme, or chemical, which the body uses to digest the sugar in milk(lactose)

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Lactose intolerance - Better Health Channel

Symptoms of lactose intolerance include bloating, gas, abdominal pain and diarrhoea.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Bottle feeding - soy infant formulas

Where a baby is unable to have cow's milk because of cow's milk allergy or lactose intolerance soy infant formulas may be suggested instead

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Common concerns – baby | Australian Breastfeeding Association

Articles about baby weight, feeding cues, biting and other topics.

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Allergy and intolerance in infants with reflux - Reflux Infants Support Association Inc

RISA Inc is a non profit community group that offers support to families of infants and children who suffer from gastro-oesophageal reflux and its complications. It is run by reflux families for the benefit of reflux families, and has done so since 1982.

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Baby formula & bottle-feeding for babies | Raising Children Network

Baby formula it can be hard to sort facts from fiction. Heres all you need to know to choose the right infant formula for bottle-feeding your baby.

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Caring for a baby - feeding and sleeping

Many parents, particularly mothers, talked about what it was like caring for a baby. Feeding and settling (sleeping and crying) were key issues which often posed significant challenges for many new parents.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Reactions to food - babies and children

Foods can cause a wide variety of reactions in children

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Infantile colic | Australian Prescriber

Managing colicky babies. Find out which treatments work and which dont.

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