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Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy

CMPA, Motherhood

Motherhood // 11 things no one tells you about being an Allergy Parent

For those of you visiting Make, Do & Push! for the first time, my youngest (H-Bear) suffers from Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA) and also has a soya allergy. We’ve been living in the land of allergies for over two years now, and it has become the norm in our household, so I thought I’d put together a post about being an ‘Allergy Parent’ for those of you in the same boat – I’m sure you will relate, and for those of you starting your journey, I  ...

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CMPA, Recipe

Recipe // Dairy and Soya Free Iced Biscuits

When H-Bear was initially diagnosed with Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA) and a soya allergy at five(ish) months old, one of my first worries was “What on earth are we going to feed him?!” But as the months have gone by, it’s become much easier to find suitable recipes – or adapt the unsuitable! Yesterday we decided to bake some biscuits. I’ve been wanting to try my hand at H-Bear friendly biscuits for a while… I’ve got the dairy and soya  ...

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CMPA, Family Life, Motherhood

CMPA // My son’s allergies are not a lifestyle choice

“So, we’ve got a couple of substitutions” the delivery driver said to me. “Ok, I’m going to have to check the back of the packets before I can accept them.” *Cue strange look* “My son is allergic to a few things, so I have to make sure they’re ok” “But they’re still Free From?” “Well, yes, but that doesn’t mean he can eat them… Free From doesn’t mean free from everything.” I swear this is a  ...

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