The Dairy Elimination Diet

If milk proteins bother your baby, you will need to remove all dairy foods from your diet. While some babies with Allergic Proctocolitis (AP) can tolerate the small amount of milk protein that will enter your diet from “hidden dairy” (those milk proteins added to processed foods), most mothers of babies with AP will need to cut out all sources of milk protein. The boxes below contain lists of dairy foods, names for milk proteins that may appear on labels, and tips on some surprising places to look for hidden dairy.