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    Milk issues
    Anon_48209 posted:
    Ok so we have a baby coming soon. I cannot breast feed. I am milk sensitive. My moms family has everything from Milk sensitivity, lactose intolerant and Milk allergy. Out of the grandparents and cousins (7) there are 6 with diagnosed auto immune diseases most of which affect the stomach. My mom has diabetes, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and diverticulitis. I am concerned that starting my baby on a milk based formula will bother him later in life. any suggestions
    Nickels1351 responded:
    Alimentum by similac is good all my children had either food allergies or lactose intolerant so I gave that to them its already broke down for them so there body doesn't have to work as hard to digest and lactose free.

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