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#1 of 3 Old 12-05-2008, 04:13 PM - Thread Starter
 
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My 14 month old DD breastfeeds frequently still, but does eat some solids. I just recently introduced whole cow's milk to her on the pediatrician's recommendation. She just had a poopy with blood in it. She's had about 1 or 2 oz of cow's milk per day this week and that's all that has changed in her diet (except the other odd things that find their way to a toddler's mouth). She doesn't seem to be bothered otherwise...no eczema, no diarrhea or other rashes. Could she be sensitive to the cow's milk? Should I drop it from her diet?
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sounds like a sign of cow milk allergy. have you tried posting in the allergy forum?

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Sounds to me, actually, like an intolerance to casein, the protein in cow's milk. My son was given formula as a young infant, and his gut bled. We were told it was casein intolerance, and that we should avoid all dairy for a few years and then try again, to see if he would outgrew the intolerance. It's not an allergy, not precisely, but it is serious because it can damage the gut. I would probably re-contact the doctor who advised starting dairy, and talk about this possibility.

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