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15 Months F with Asthma

Hi there I’d like some advice please on what I can do for my daughter.. we are an atopic family – I have history of eczema, have hayfever and some mild allergies (shown in IgE testing but don’t have a noticeable effect) and dysbiosis. Paternal aunt has severe dairy allergy…

5 month M with Dysbiosis

This little boy has Pierre Robin Syndrome (cleft palate, small jaw and backward displacement of the tongue blocking airways). The mother wants advice on vaccinations and a recent stool test result. To give a bit of background, there are lots of allergies on both sides of the family, peanuts (mild)…

2 yo F with atopic, many food intolerances

Hi Christine. Could you please help me with my young patient? Little over 2 year old girl, atopic, many food intolerances, all them cut out of her diet now. Took the Stool test showed 1+ fragilis , 3+ bifido, 2+ escherichia coli, 2+ lactobacillus, 2+ enterococcus 3+ clostridiumCommensal (imbalanced) flora…

5 month old baby boy diagnosed with bronchiolitis

Has since had several colds each time resulting in bad cough. This last cough had been treated with two courses of antibiotics (amox and cefalexin). He is 19lbs, bottle fed from day one and maternal diet was very poor. I’d be interested to know which probiotic would be most appropriate…

Baby sickness with formula milk

I will be seeing a 3 month old who has problems with being sick /stomach cramps after drinking milk. Parents have tried Aptimil, Nanny Care, Hipp Organic & Nutraramigin. Also has eczema. My aim is to establish ‘tolerance’ through use of infant probiotics. Does anyone have further recommendations in regards…

Baby sensitivity

11 months old babygirl, has cried all of her life. Can’t tolerate basically any food except zuccini, canned corn (baby version) and milk formula called Neocate LCP. Her brother is also very sensitive to foods, same as her mother and father. She has been given probiotics and S. Boulardii only…

Baby flying shortly after vaccinations

My grandson will be 10 weeks old when his parents fly to France with him for a skiing holiday. Although he had a natural birth and his mum is breastfeeding I am concerned for his health two-fold; firstly, the effect on his microbiome from flying and secondly he may have…

Baby Eating problems

I am due to see a 9 month girl who has stopped eating for no apparent reason, though she began normal weaning with no difficulty. GP and Health Visitor aware, no practical help. Mother at wits end. Baby will only eat 4-month pouch purees and mashed broccoli, plus aptamil porridge…

Baby Colic

Hello, I would value advice on this one month old baby. Mum had a C section and saw me during her pregnancy regarding severe stress about giving birth. All went well! However, now her little baby girl, who was 11 lbs is having great difficulty gaining weight. Below is the…

Advice ref 11 month B – Constant screaming and digestive problems since birth

12-month-old boy (mother didn’t bring health visitor book, but he is on the 95 centile for weight and height), lives at home with mum, dad, brother and dog Primary Presenting Symptoms: Constant screaming Vomiting after food (getting better after removal of dairy) Not sleeping Typical colic like symptoms Reactions to…

Crohn’s preventative

Mother seeking dairy-free Crohns-preventative diet for 1 year old baby I am soon to see a 1 year old baby and mother. Mum now 33 yrs old was diagnosed with Crohns age 26 years- having never previously experienced any digestive symptoms. Her Grandma had ulcerative colitis. Mum is keen for…

Fungal infection Child

Alternative to Daktarin oral gel for a newborn who may have a fungi infection Looking for an alternative recommendation for a 5 week year old newborn who it not displaying any physical signs or symptoms of a fungi infection but may well have, as she is being breast fed by…

Baby with ringworm

Hi, Seeking some further advice regarding a 16 week old baby who’s had ringworm for the last 5 days. Baby was born natural birth and is currently being breastfed. Was going to suggest the use of Saccharomyces boulardii and Lactobacillus Culturelle to help eliminate the fungi and support immune function…

3 month old prescribed PPI’s

Hi, I am looking for some advice for a client’s nephew. He is 3 months old, has already had 2 courses of antibiotics for suspected infection but has since not been able to keep much milk down and possibly suffers from reflux. The Dr is prescribing PPI’s but the mother…

Advice on use of multivitamin formulations in infants

What is the current view on the benefits/need to supplement infants from 6 months. This baby is starting the weaning process and wants to ensure her baby is getting all the essential nutrients. He continues to be breastfed. Suggestions on products also appreciated. Ann Garry

Down’s Syndrome

Young Baby with Down’s Syndrome/T21 His blood tests are showing sky high B6 but his Organic Acid Test is showing extremely low B6. I am assuming that there is a block in his conversion of this vitamin. Other than putting in B2 which he is also low in, can anyone…

2 yo F with evere nappy rash, loose stools and mild behaviourial problems

Girl aged 2 years 4 months, weighing 2 st4lb, 90cm tall. Presenting with severe intermittent nappy rash and mild behavourial issues. Her mother describes her as a strong personality which she feels is exacerbated by possible intolerances. Mother self-diagnosed a dairy intolerance (likely to be casein confirmed by dietician when…

measles protection vitamin A

Advice on dosage for baby please! 8 month old girl, exposed to measles 2 days ago, while in A&E. She was being treated for second degree burns following an accident at home. The burns cover 3% of her body (on both legs). The baby received the MMR today, at advice…