Milk is the most important food in the first year of life. Cow’s milk and dairy products are part of a major food group. They should never be removed from the diet without the assessment and supervision of a qualified health care professional.
A Dietitian is qualified to give advice on how to safely avoid milk, milk free products and milk alternatives ensuring a healthy balanced diet – ask your doctor for a referral.
In the meantime:
- Avoid cow, goat, sheep, horse, camel, donkey and buffalo milk and their products.
- Avoid all milk including skimmed, semi skimmed, dried, evaporated, condensed and UHT milk.
- Avoid food made from milk including cheese, cream, butter, yoghurt, fromage frais, chocolate.
- Avoid over the counter infant formula.
- Avoid skin contact with any of the above.