oa South African Family Practice - Prescribing infant formula to allergic babies : CPD article
|Article Title||Prescribing infant formula to allergic babies : CPD article|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Family Practice|
|Affiliations||1 Stellenbosch University, 2 Stellenbosch University and 3 Stellenbosch University|
|Publication Date||May 2012|
|Pages||199 - 201|
|Keyword(s)||Allergy, Elemental infant formula, Hydrolysed infant formula, Infant formula and Soy|
Exclusive breastfeeding and postponement of complementary foods to four to six months of age are recommended for the prevention of food allergies. However, many infants receive formula milk for a number of reasons. Various types of formula are indicated to prevent or treat allergy and food intolerance.
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