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Doctor insights on: Can Breast Milk Lead To Fructose Intolerance In My Baby

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Fructose (Definition)

Fructose, or fruit sugar, is a simple monosaccharide found in many plants (fruits, vegetables, sugar cane and honey). Fructose is absorbed directly into the bloodstream during digestion. Since 1970 high fructose corn syrup has been increasingly used in the food industry. Excess fructose consumption has been linked to Insulin resistance, obesity, metabolic ...Read more


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Does dairy in my diet lead to my baby's colic?

Does dairy in my diet lead to my baby's colic?

Absolute Maybe: In point of fact, there are numerous studies that demonstrate in some women and babies, that dairy does lead to colicky behavior. It may not bother all babies, but does effect some. A dairy elimination diet is the best method to find out. ...Read more

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When can my child switch from whole milk to low fat milk?

When can my child switch from whole milk to low fat milk?

No sooner than 2: The rapidly growing infant brain uses fat in it's diet to provide the building blocks of that process. Look up brains in a diet book & you will cee the high fat/cholesterol content.The body uses fat & cholesterol to provide the insulation around the nerves. I kid never needs to go low fat.If they get heavy it's because of all the juices & other processed sugars,Low fat to early=developmental delay ...Read more

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When can i give my babies cow milk and which is more safe for them whole milk or lactaid?

When can i give my babies cow milk and which is more safe for them whole milk or lactaid?

12 months: You can start whole cows milk. You can switch to skim after age 2 unless obesity is a significant concern. Discuss this with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Can soy milk cause cancer and breasts in men?

Can soy milk cause cancer and breasts in men?

Not likely: Soy has phytoestrogens that can b converted to estrogen. Too muh estrogen in a male can cause breast tenderness and growth. Unlikely to cause cancer. Still, in order to get enough soy in your diet to cause such symptomatic changes you would have to drink solely soy milk in large amounts. Women who want to get estrogen replacement by taking soy must add powder form concentrate to get enough. ...Read more

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Do hormonal imbalances in the mom make a baby more prone to baby acne? I have PCOS. Also, can lactose intolerance in baby cause rash similar to acne?

Do hormonal imbalances in the mom make a baby more prone to baby acne? I have PCOS. Also, can lactose intolerance in baby cause rash similar to acne?

2 for 99 special: Your 2 questions for 99 sale answers are as follows: Most fetus' are developing their own hormone systems free of the mother after delivery and acne is usually not a fetal problem. Lactose intolerance by the infant is manifested by colic as gas and usually to formulas and not mother's milk. Rashes are not a part of the same. ...Read more

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How can food and drinks affect my breast milk?

How can food and drinks affect my breast milk?

See below: The different foods and drink will cause the flavor of breast milk change. No alcoholic drinks. ...Read more

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Can a nursing mom pass beano through her breast milk and will it help the baby be less gassy?

Can a nursing mom pass beano through her breast milk and will it help the baby be less gassy?

Great question!: Sorry, but no. Gassiness in a baby is more due to swallowed air rather than indigestible foods for which the enzymes in beano work. So even if it passed through, your baby would still be gassy. Ask your pediatrician about this, as lactose intolerance usually occurs after weaning. ...Read more

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My baby has down syndrome. Which milk is good for him, breast milk or formula milk?

Breast milk: Breast milkhas the advantage of being the natural food for human babies. It also contains antibodies from mother that will be protective for many diseases. ...Read more

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Can I use evaporated milk in babies food?

Can I use evaporated milk in babies food?

Preferablynot: Preferably not. Infant formulas are made to maximize babies nutritional needs. ...Read more

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Does lactose free milk cause constipation in infants?My daugther is 1 yr and she started lactaid whole milk, could this be making her constipated?

Does lactose free milk cause constipation in infants?My daugther is 1 yr and she started lactaid whole milk, could this be making her constipated?

Not likely: If the only thing that's changed is the addition of lactaid milk it's a possibilty. It depends on what else baby is eating and was eating before the switch. Breast fed babies usually have soft, frequent stools, so if you just switched from breast, i'd expect stools to be firmer. Make sure she's getting 5-9 servings of fruits and vegetables each day and the constipation should resolve. ...Read more

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I combine feed my baby breast and formula. Is this enough to give her the antibodies from breast milk (she gets about 1/3 breast milk per day) ?

I combine feed my baby breast and formula. Is this enough to give her the antibodies from breast milk (she gets about 1/3 breast milk per day) ?

Some: Although the baby benefits from any BM you give them, diluting it with formula begins to weaken the protective benefits of BM antibodies. ...Read more

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What causes constipation in babies who take only breat milk?

What causes constipation in babies who take only  breat milk?

Define constipation: Breast fed kids may go a little every feed or one bulky stool every 7-10 days & if soft they are not constipated. Most formula babies go 1-2xd. Any stool that is dried out is constipation & a sign things are not moving along fast enough. Gas is from air swallowed or gas produced by gut germs. Fussy is whatever baby feels pissy about often fatigue. ...Read more