Kari - posted on 02/03/2013 ( 2 moms have responded )
Hello All. I'm new here. I have a 17 month old daughter who just before her 1st birthday we found out she is severely allergic to eggs. Once we found that out the Drs blood tested her for milk, wheat and peanuts. They all came back normal. But I read that sometimes if you aren't exposed to certain foods the blood test could be a false negative. She was breastfed until she was 8 months old with no problems, and then we put her on a milk based formula. She can eat mac n cheese and other things that contain milk but I'm still weary that she may have a milk allergy. I didn't introduce milk right away because she was not eating foods and she wasn't gaining weight properly. I finally started switching her and the last four days she has had some milk. The first two days we did 3 oz of formula and 1 oz of milk. Then the next two days we did 2 oz & 2 oz. How long does it take to find out if she is allergic to milk, I'm watching her ever move and symptom to see if she is going to react. Any help or insight would be appreciated. I know a lot of you mommas have been there.