Inside The Tin: A Guide To Infant Formula For The Management Of Cows’ Milk Protein Allergy

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Nutritional support in early life is an essential part of the clinical management of infants with food allergies, such as cows’ milk protein allergy (CMPA). Several different types of infant formulas — such as extensively hydrolysed, plant-based (soy, rice) and amino acid-based formulas — are available to manage CMPA. How do you select the most appropriate one? Do we need to think beyond just controlling symptoms?



To learn more about the types of infant formula for the management of CMPA, view the article for further information.

For an overview of the treatment guidelines for diagnosed CMPA, read our article on Demystifying cows’ milk protein allergy

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In recent years, there has been a paradigm shift in how cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA) is managed. Previously, the goal was to achieve symptom relief with a focus on allergen avoidance. More recently research has focused on additional nutritional factors that support the gut microbiota and immune system, such as] prebiotic oligosaccharides, synbiotics and lactose.1,2,3
Breastfeeding is recommended for the multiple benefits it brings to the mother and the child and should be continued where possible.4



For an overview of advancement in the management of cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA) view the article for further information

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