Learning about cow’s milk protein allergy
Food allergies in infants are uncommon. Of all the infant food allergies, cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA) is one of the most common, affecting up to 3% of babies before their first birthday. Cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA) occurs when a baby’s immune system reacts to the protein in cow’s milk, and affects both breastfed and formula fed babies.
If you have concerns that your baby may have an allergy, talking to your doctor is first priority. Cow’s milk protein allergy is a concern that you and your pediatrician can carefully manage together, as every case is unique.
We can help you understand cow's milk protein allergy causes, how a baby’s immune system works, and how to help manage cow's milk protein allergy in your baby.
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