For some babies an allergy to cows milk can make them have all sorts of different symptoms, that lead you to buying expensive formulas to avoid their consumption of milk. The good news is that milk allergies are surprisingly uncommon. If you suspect that your baby has a milk allergy it is best to consult a physician to find the best course of action. Don’t treat an allergy when there may not even be one. There are a lot of babies out there that have been misdiagnosed with a milk allergy.
- Many babies are falsely diagnosed with cow milk allergies, leading to an expensive switch to formula.
- There are two types of cow milk allergies, one of which can only be diagnosed through an elimination diet.
- If your baby is fussy and has lots of diarrhea they might have a cow milk allergy, but be sure to talk to your doctor.
“Babies with non-IgE mediated cow’s milk allergy can have various symptoms, such as vomiting, fussiness during or after feeding, diarrhea, or blood in the stool.”