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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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H-Bear Updates

H-Bear // The Milk Ladder, Attempt #1

We’ve been debating starting H-Bear on the Milk Ladder since he turned one in June. He has a Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA) as well as having a soya allergy, so for a family of utter cheese heads this is a whole new world for us! He was first diagnosed by the sleep consultants we were working with during the Bubbaroo sleep campaign when he was a newborn. Initially I felt quite angered by their suspected diagnosis (this Mama loves her cheese), and vehemently denied that I  ...

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