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Successful management of cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA) in infants and young children requires physicians and caregivers to work together. Nestlé Health Science is committed to helping you and your patients throughout the diagnosis and management journey by providing practical support and education.

 

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Expert corner: CMPA management

In these videos, Professor Christophe Dupont from Hôpital Necker Enfants Malades in Paris, France, provides an overview of CMPA and how it is managed.

Cow's Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA) - From Diagnosis to Appropriate Management
Real-life case studies

of infants with CMPA

Every infant is individual and the diversity of CMPA symptoms can make diagnosing and managing the condition particularly challenging. Here you will find several real-life case studies of infants with CMPA who have been successfully managed.

Mum kissing her baby Dai

Dai, 1 month old

Constipation and inconsolable crying

Baby Oliver is crying

Oliver, 2 weeks old

Constipation and unsettled

Mum kissing her baby Dai

Joey, 4 months old

Severe eczema, particularly on the face

Baby Vivian is sleeping

Vivian, 6 months old

Pale, lethargic and dehydrated with a weak cry

Baby Harry is crying

Harry, 5 months old

Colic and immediate gastrointestinal symptoms after feeding

Baby Emily has blue eyes

Emily, 7 months old

Symptoms of eczema and reflux

REFERENCES

  1. Valdenplas Y, et al. A workshop report on the development of the Cow’s Milk-related Symptom Score awareness tool for young children. Acta Paediatr. 2015;104(4):334–9.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Mothers should be encouraged to continue breastfeeding even when their babies have cow’s milk protein allergy. This usually requires qualified dietary counseling to completely exclude all sources of cow’s milk protein from the mothers’ diet. If a decision to use a special formula intended for infants is taken, it is important to follow the instructions on the label. Unboiled water, unboiled bottles or incorrect dilution can make babies ill. Incorrect storage, handling, preparation and feeding can eventually lead to adverse effects on the health of babies. Formula for special medical purposes intended for infants must be used under medical supervision.