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I am hoping some one has some experience to ease my mind. I am nursing my daughter who is diary, soy, tree nut and egg intolerant/allergic. Pediatrician assumes IgG allergies, they are delayed but bad (blood in stool, rashes, hives, throwing up) and not showing up on tests. So I avoid eating those foods because it comes through my breastmilk and she gets sick.<br><br>
I just found out I am pregnant and I was wondering if not having diary (or others) would cause a big problem, or if just taking extra calcium supplement and prenatals would be okay. I am going through morning sickness so my diet is pretty crappy right now. Anyone have experience?
 

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I nursed my dairy allergy toddler through this last pregancy (new baby is now 3 weeks old, toddler is 2 1/2) I did eat some dairy here and there near the early 3rd trimester when I barley had any milk (so he wasn't getting much allergin in his breastmilk because he was getting VERY little). You have more limited diet then me but you certainly can eat perfectly healthy with food restrictions. I don't eat dairy because of allergies and sensitivites in myself and my babies but I don't eat red meat, fish and a good number of other foods because I am picky and have never developed a taste for it or have developed an adversion......but there is still plenty to eat!
 

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I also nursed my nut/dairy allergic/intolerant DS through my pregnancy. Look up good veg*n and meat-based protein sources, make a big list, and cross off anything your LO can't eat. I ended up with LOTS of possibilities!<br><br>
And remember that calcium is in all leafy dark green veggies, so keep eating good quantities of spinach and so on. Make sure you have a good, allergy-free, whole foods prenatal.<br><br>
You should be fine. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up">
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I also nursed my nut/dairy allergic/intolerant DS through my pregnancy. Look up good veg*n and meat-based protein sources, make a big list, and cross off anything your LO can't eat. I ended up with LOTS of possibilities!<br><br>
And remember that calcium is in all leafy dark green veggies, so keep eating good quantities of spinach and so on. Make sure you have a good, allergy-free, whole foods prenatal.<br><br>
You should be fine. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up"></div>
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Thanks, right now I don't feel like eating much except pasta and pretzels for some reason...hopefully this won't last long and I can get back to a more normal diet.
 

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I nursed a dairy allergic child through pregnancy, and was intending to be completely dairy free for the second child anyway. It was not a big deal - I used calcium-enriched milk substitutes and took a prenatal and calcium supplement. Medical folks tended to freak out and lecture me during prenatal visits when I revealed I was dairy free...but I did not find it hard to get the calcium I needed.
 
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