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How do you feed a child that is lactose intolorant.?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Lactose = milk sugar
The university of rochester medical center pediatric nutrition web page has a long list of lactose-free foods (plus things to avoid): www.
Urmc.Rochester.Edu/childrens-hospital/nutrition/lactose-free.Cfm lactose intolerant persons (over age 3 years) can always take lactaid chewables or tablets with any meals or snacks that contain lactose.

In brief: Lactose = milk sugar
The university of rochester medical center pediatric nutrition web page has a long list of lactose-free foods (plus things to avoid): www.
Urmc.Rochester.Edu/childrens-hospital/nutrition/lactose-free.Cfm lactose intolerant persons (over age 3 years) can always take lactaid chewables or tablets with any meals or snacks that contain lactose.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Garron Miller
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Avoidance
If truly lactose intolerant, then your child is lacking the enzyme to break down the milk sugar.
Some children are ok with lactaid pills, others need to just avoid milk products if it causes a problem. (consult with your dr. Prior to avoiding foods) however, your child will still need adequate vit d and calcium--so make sure you supplement with a vitimin with both calcium and vit d.

In brief: Avoidance
If truly lactose intolerant, then your child is lacking the enzyme to break down the milk sugar.
Some children are ok with lactaid pills, others need to just avoid milk products if it causes a problem. (consult with your dr. Prior to avoiding foods) however, your child will still need adequate vit d and calcium--so make sure you supplement with a vitimin with both calcium and vit d.
Dr. Garron Miller
Dr. Garron Miller
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Everything...
..Except lactose-containing foods (milk, cream, some cheeses like mozzarella) is ok - and even those can be eaten with lact-aid.

In brief: Everything...
..Except lactose-containing foods (milk, cream, some cheeses like mozzarella) is ok - and even those can be eaten with lact-aid.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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