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11364 NUTR Weaning Bklt - UK

2 About this booklet

2 About this booklet This booklet is written for parents and carers of babies or toddlers who have cow’s milk allergy (CMA) and have been recommended Nutramigen with LGG ® or Nutramigen PURAMINO by their healthcare professional. • It explains what CMA is and provides information and practical advice on caring for babies and toddlers with the condition • It gives advice on beginning the weaning process for parents whose babies have CMA. Weaning is the gradual introduction of solid foods until your baby is eating the same food as the rest of your family. 1 The booklet also contains useful information on managing the diet of toddlers with CMA from the age of 1 year, to help you give your child a healthy milk-free diet while setting up good eating habits for the future • Finally, this booklet contains a range of nutritious milk-free recipes, chosen and tested by Tanya, all of which are quick and easy to make – even for busy parents! With each recipe, Tanya and Rosan provide the main nutritional contributions, together with helpful tips and variations to help you increase the variety of foods in your baby’s diet Note that throughout the booklet ‘Nutramigen’ refers to Nutramigen 1 with LGG ® , Nutramigen 2 with LGG ® (formerly known as Nutramigen LIPIL 1 and 2) and Nutramigen PURAMINO (formerly known as Nutramigen AA). The authors, Rosan Meyer and Tanya Wright, are Specialist Paediatric Allergy Dietitians who have written and contributed to several food allergy and recipe books. With special thanks to Carina Venter, Specialist Allergy Dietitian, for her valued contributions to this booklet. www.nutramigen.co.uk

Contents 3 Cow’s milk allergy What is cow’s milk allergy?...............................................................4 Signs and symptoms of CMA...........................................................5 How is CMA managed?......................................................................6 The role of the dietitian....................................................................7 What are Nutramigen with LGG ® and Nutramigen PURAMINO?..........................................................8 What to expect when introducing specialist CMA formulas.................................................................................... 10 Introducing solid foods to a baby with CMA Why is introducing your baby to solid foods important?........ 12 When should I start to introduce solid foods?........................... 13 The importance of variety.............................................................. 14 Which foods can I introduce and when?...................................... 15 Introducing foods to a baby with CMA........................................ 16 Which foods contain cow’s milk?................................................... 18 Guide for introducing solid foods by age for infants with CMA.......................................................................20 How much Nutramigen does my baby need when being introduced to solid foods?....................................... 22 What do I need to get started?..................................................... 24 Meeting the nutritional needs of older infants (12 m+) The needs of the growing child.....................................................26 Dairy-free sources of calcium........................................................29 Feeding tips for toddlers Sharing food as a family................................................................ 30 How much food does a toddler need?.........................................31 Handy tips for poor eaters............................................................ 32 Starting nursery or school............................................................ 33 Meal ideas Quick meals and snacks.................................................................34 Party ideas........................................................................................ 36 Recipes About the recipes in this booklet................................................. 38 Recipe tips.........................................................................................40 Recipes...............................................................................................42 Meal planner for a 1–2 year old toddler...................................... 78 Notes.................................................................................................. 79