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g6pd babies can drink milk with soya lecithin

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Absolutely: Alimentum and nutramigen are the first two that are readily available that come to mind. They are a bit more expensive, but very easy to digest and no ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
G6PD: Although diet can play a factor in the disease. Classically Fa va beans have been a problem. I am unaware that mild is a problem.
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: The natural sugar in (lactose)milk can trigger problems in a G6PD kid.Half of that sugar is galactose which a G6PD kid cannot metabolize and will lead ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Drink away! milk is not contraindicated.
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Dr. Michael Engel
20 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Milk is totally OK: Folks with g6pd need to look out for foods and medications with oxidant potential. That is not an issue with cows milk no matter what the fat content. ... Read More
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Dr. Cindy Williams
39 years experience Pediatrics
Formula: There are basically 2 types of infant formula. Cow's milk based and soy based. There are several speciality formulas, which have been changed, to make ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig MacArthur
34 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
I do not recommend: G6pd exists in different forms with different severity. Mild forms of the condition might tolerate soya bean oil where severe forms of the disease pro ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes, however...: Breast milk is a far better food for babies than any formula but Bonna formula is safe for babies with G6PD. However, if you can not breast feed then ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
No.: Babies who are propped up while feeding shouldn't get milk into the ears (gravity will pull the milk down). I would venture to say that most babies a ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
You mean soy formula: Certainly yes. Soy formula is not really advantageous over milk based formula though.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Not for babies<1 yo: Cold milk is a safe beverage for most above 1 years old.Infants under 1 yo should ideally get human breast milk: cow milk infant formulas and other in ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Enough to pee: A 2 wk old needs to take in enough to wet diapers every 4-6 hours. Their stomach size will accommodate about 30ml/kg of body weight. The frequency dep ... Read More
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