CMPA Dietary
Management

Successfully managing cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA) is always easier when it starts with an early, and accurate diagnosis. Following the diagnosis, ongoing structured support is required for infants and young children with CMPA.

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CMPA Dietary
Management

Successfully managing cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA) is always easier when it starts with an early, and accurate diagnosis. Following the diagnosis, ongoing structured support is required for infants and young children with CMPA.


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Breastfeeding Infants 
with CMPA

Breastmilk provides the ideal balance of nutrients for the infant, including those with CMPA. It contains a diverse range of bioactive components including immunoglobulins, hormones, and oligosaccharides or human milk oligosaccharides (HMO).1

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Hypoallergenic Formula 
Feeding in CMPA

In CMPA infants who are not exclusively breastfed (for whatever reason) then a hypoallergenic formula is necessary to ensure they receive all the nutrients required for growth and development.

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Complementary Feeding
in CMPA

As infants grow and develop, their needs for energy and nutrients start to exceed what is provided by breastmilk or hypoallergenic formula, and this is when complementary feeding (CF) should start.

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Growing up with CMPA

Around 80% of children outgrow their allergy to cow’s milk/dairy by the age of three to five years.2

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Importance of 
Microbiota in CMPA

The infants immune system is influenced by the development of the gut microbiota in early life. Non-breastfed Infants with CMPA have a greater risk of dysbiosis.3

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CoMiSS™

CoMiSS™ is an awareness tool for healthcare professionals to evaluate the presence of symptoms in infants related to cow’s milk.

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CALCIUM
CALCULATOR

Use this easy tool to make sure that children
diagnosed with CMPA are getting the right
amount of daily calcium in their diet.

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CMPA 
Q&A

Use this easy tool to help ensure the daily calcium is being met in the diet of children diagnosed with CMPA.

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CMPA stories

Watch stories from families affected by CMPA and their experience.

Adriana + Andre, UK.

Meet André, who presented cow's milk allergy symptoms while whilst Mum Adriana was breastfeeding him.

Wandrille + Clemence, UK.

Meet baby Wandrille, who was diagnosed at 3 months old with Cow's Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA) after suffering from reflux.

Robin + Katrien, Belgium.

Robin began showing symptoms of cow’s milk protein allergy at just 1 month old.

Anne + Kate, Italy.

Kate talks about her baby Anna, who was constipated at 4 months and later diagnosed with cows’ milk allergy.

Tailored Solutions with
Immune Nurturing Benefits

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Althéra® HMO 

Extensively hydrolyzed formula (eHF) for infants and young children with cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA).
From birth onwards.

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Alfaré® HMO 

Extensively hydrolyzed formula (eHF) for infants and young children with CMPA-related malabsorption/maldigestion (gastrointestinal).
From birth onwards.

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Alfamino® HMO

For infants and young children with severe forms of cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA), multiple-food protein allergy (MFPA), those who fail on an eHF and for other conditions requiring an amino acid formula (AAF).
From birth onwards.

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Alfamino® Junior HMO

A young child formula for those with severe forms of cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA), multiple-food protein allergy (MFPA), and for other conditions requiring an amino acid formula (AAF).
From 12 months to 13 years.

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