U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 41-year-old female asked:

My son is more than 2 years old, he is cma and g6pd, on neocate and breastfeeding. i want him to wean from neocate since he tolerated the dairy, what alternatives milk i can give aside from ha they are suggesting. is almond milk is good for him?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 37 years experience
Yes: He may have milk if he tolerates it. Some children are lactose intolerant and a lactose free milk may be provided. Almond milk may also be tried. Foods to be avoided include: "fava beans (can be found in mixed nuts packets) legumes (munggo, garbanzos, abitsuelas, etc.) soya food (taho, tokwa, soy sauce, etc.) ampalaya tonic water blueberry red wine Mothballs,and menthol "smarparenting"

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Nov 2, 2020


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.