Baby covered in Eczema, because of my breast milk. - posted on 07/04/2010 ( 6 moms have responded )




My child was covered in eczema because he was allergic to my breast milk. The skin test told us that he's allergic to dairy, eggs, wheat, and soy...what I was eating. He was cured in one week after I eliminated those things from my diet. No medication, no special creams, just diet!!!


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Megan - posted on 10/18/2010




Jessie, it is quite overwhelming at first, but there is so much support out there. The internet is a wealth of information on recipes you can use and what foods make good substitutes for what your child can't have. I make a lot of foods following a normal recipe and just substitute cow's milk/butter for soy milk and dairy free margarine. Gluten free foods are really common now too. Check out KFA (Kids With Food Allergies). I found them on facebook, but I think they have thrir own website as well. They have heaps of advice and information as well as a big community of parents that understand what you are going through and tell you what works for them. Good Luck! (And it does get easier!)

Jessie - posted on 10/18/2010




you women are inspiring to me. We just found out our son has a milk intolerance at 12 months (after we started cows milk) and just today the wheat intolerance was tested positive. I will be cutting things from my own diet (breastfeeding) but I am really worried about what to feed my son now

Megan - posted on 08/11/2010




My eldest was the same. For months he had eczema on his face that was bleeding an uncontrollable. We eventually found out at 6 months he was allergic to peanut, egg, and dairy. He also tested positive to beef and potato (we found out they are ok cooked, as long as the red meat is well done). He was intolerant to soy and sesame as well. I removed peanut from my diet and continued to breastfeed him without any further problem to 15 months. He has since outgrown his soy and sesame intolerances, but at 6 he is still anaphylactic to milk. He has never had direct exposure to peanut or egg so we don;t know how bad it would be if he ever did eat them by accident.

Katie - posted on 08/09/2010




my son is 11 months with eczema & allergic to wheat,soy, milk,eggs,& tree nuts.. i hope he grows out of there

Jill - posted on 08/05/2010




i went through that too with baby # 2 and #3... my # 2 out grew the wheat and soy by 1 yr but is stillallergic to eggs milk treenuts and peanuts... my #3 out grew everything by 1 yr old

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