Starting my son on Gluten Free and Casein free diet

United Arab Emirates
May 22, 2012 2:17pm CST
Starting my son on Gluten free and casein free diet as he is not talking and he is 3 already. Would be helpful if anyone is aware of this diet. I have collected some information and would like to share.
1 response
• United States
22 May 12
Be very careful putting a new baby on a diet like this. Are you doing this under doctor discretion? The nutrients in gluten foods are important for growth and you need to make sure your son is getting those nutrients if you take them out of his food. If you haven't already, seek your peditrecian or nutritionist for babies to help you on this. If you are only doing this because he is not talking, my advice is don't. Babies grow and develop at different ages and times and he is so young. Many children can go years without speaking a word and it is not due to gluten.
• United Arab Emirates
23 May 12
I have consulted a developmental ped. For the same and she only suggested this. After reading a lot on the same issue I found that during the starting days of the diet we cannot even give any supliments. But we are trying to make sure he get enough of meatl, chicken and eggs