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Re: Dairy and constipation - any experience?
« Reply #75 on: October 27, 2013, 00:57:00 am »
Boo hiss!! :(
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Re: Dairy and constipation - any experience?
« Reply #76 on: October 27, 2013, 20:07:28 pm »
Yep. Boo hiss indeed.

I think there's something more going on than dairy. I suspect wheat or gluten, but how on earth do you go wheat/gluten AND dairy free with a fussy toddler!? Sigh.

On the bright side, the mag powder has meant no more Movicol. Yay! If she gets blocked up again we just have to give her a larger dose and she starts going again.

Eloys, do you know if there are any long-term ill effects of taking mag supplements?
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Re: Dairy and constipation - any experience?
« Reply #77 on: October 27, 2013, 21:28:29 pm »
(((hugs))) Alex.

Here we have lots of wheat / gluten replacement products now so we're able to do it fairly easily but I admit that the kids miss it. GF pasta is not as good as regular pasta.

Nowadays we try to serve our meals with meat and 2 veggies, it's just easier than trying to replace gluten and wheat I find. I find it's when I try to adapt our 'regular' meals that the kids complain of the food the most. If you decide to do it and need ideas I can post some of our meals so you can get some inspiration.
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Re: Dairy and constipation - any experience?
« Reply #78 on: October 27, 2013, 21:45:14 pm »
Elise, Catelli now makes a gf pasta that I swear I cannot tell from regular! And I hate the rice pasta Spencer usually has. I agree it is easier to serve things that are gf anyways than to try replacing stuff. 
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Re: Dairy and constipation - any experience?
« Reply #79 on: October 28, 2013, 16:52:26 pm »
Heidi I did not know that!!! I will look for it! So looking forward to trying it :)
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Re: Dairy and constipation - any experience?
« Reply #80 on: October 28, 2013, 17:05:17 pm »
Just found ot recently...one nice thing about being in a small town, when the store go it in an employee made sure I knew about it!
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Re: Dairy and constipation - any experience?
« Reply #81 on: October 29, 2013, 16:07:08 pm »
Thanks Elise, that sounds really sensible. To be honest, she doesn't have that much since I'm gluten-free for A anyway. She has gf pasta already and doesn't seem to mind it. When she's at daycare they provide food so it's harder to police what she's eating. Argh! I find this whole thing so incredibly frustrating! Why can't my children just eat like normal people!? Argh!!!
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Re: Dairy and constipation - any experience?
« Reply #82 on: October 29, 2013, 16:57:32 pm »
Argh! I find this whole thing so incredibly frustrating! Why can't my children just eat like normal people!? Argh!!!

I know... it sucks!!!

Hang in there. You are doing the right thing

(((hugs)))
Elise