Author: Dr. Hemant Sharma

Dr. Hemant Sharma is an allergist, clinical researcher and associate professor of pediatrics. He is Chief of the Division of Allergy and Immunology at Children's National Medical Center in Washington D.C. and Director of the Food Allergy Program.

What Type of Formula Can I Give to My Milk-Allergic Baby?

Q: I’ve been breastfeeding, and would like to begin introducing formula to my milk-allergic baby. I’m confused about which types are safe to give her. Can you help? Dr. Sharma: Your confusion is understandable, since there are so many options. There are two categories of hypoallergenic formula available: extensively hydrolyzed (Alimentum, Nutramigen) and amino acid-based… Read more »