Can babies with galactosemia be breastfed?
Moreover, what do babies with galactosemia eat?
A child on a galactose-restricted diet can eat most foods containing protein, such as beef, poultry and eggs. They can also eat most types of fruits, vegetables, and grains. Since children with galactosemia cannot consume milk products, their calcium levels may be too low.
Secondly, what are the 5 true contraindications to breastfeeding?
- Birth Defects.
- Breast Surgery.
- Ebola Virus Disease.
- Food-borne and Waterborne Illness.
- Hepatitis B or C Infections.
- Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV)
Consequently, how do you know if your baby has galactosemia?
A baby may develop signs of galactosemia within the first few days of life if the consume lactose found in breast milk or baby formula. These initial signs include: Refusal to eat. Spitting up or vomiting.
What can be passed through breast milk?
Breast milk transmission of maternal viral infection is well established for CMV and HIV-1. In other maternal viral diseases, e.g., other herpes viruses, parvovirus, hepatitis A, B and C, and rubella, the virus is often demonstrated in the breast milk, but transmission is very rare.