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Lead, Breastfed Toddlers & Milk Allergy

Lead, Breastfed Toddlers and Milk Allergy

Ask Jill: Lead in Baby Food & More

I’ve been getting a few questions here and there, so I thought I’d devote a show to answering them! In this episode, I unpack the recent news about lead in baby food, clear the air on what breastfed toddlers need for nutrition during their second year of life, and answer a question about choosing the right milk for a child who has a milk allergy.

What You Will Learn:

  • The latest news on lead in baby food
  • Which baby foods contain the most lead
  • How to moderate your baby’s consumption of lead-containing baby food
  • The nutritional requirements of toddlers who continue to breastfeed in the second year
  • How breastmilk contributes nutrition to the toddler’s diet
  • What parents should consider when choosing a milk substitute for their milk allergic child
  • Which alternative milks are most nutritious (FREE GUIDE)

What I Discuss:

  • The prevalence of lead in baby food
  • The keys to avoiding too much lead in your baby’s diet
  • The benefits of continued breastfeeding in the second year of life
  • The nutritional shortfalls of breastmilk for the toddler
  • How to balance breastfeeding and meals so your toddler gets optimal nutrition
  • The key nutrients that are at risk when a child is allergic to milk
  • The differences between milk alternatives (not all substitutes are created equal)
  • Some of the best alternative options for children with milk allergy

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