What does MSPI mean?
Milk soy protein intolerance
Milk soy protein intolerance (MSPI) is a temporary inability to digest the proteins found in cow’s milk and soy products. MSPI is different from a traditional food allergy. You may also see it referred to as food protein-induced colitis or cow’s milk protein intolerance (CMPI).
When do babies outgrow MSPI?
MSPI – or milk soy protein intolerance – is a condition in which a baby cannot digest the proteins found in dairy products or soy products. For most children, this is a temporary condition that they will outgrow by 1-3 years of age.
What causes MSPI baby?
MSPI is a temporary intolerance to the proteins in milk and soy. Both breast-fed and formula-fed babies can develop an intolerance to cow’s milk and / or soy proteins.
Can MSPI cause reflux?
MSPI or Milk Soy Protein Intolerance is a condition in which infants are temporarily unable to digest the proteins found in milk and soy. These issues with digestion can lead to frequent crying, weight loss, congestion, reflux, repeated vomiting and certain kinds of skin rashes.
Which is better Nutramigen or Alimentum?
Both include all the required vitamins and nutrients your baby needs. Both have a high cost, and both lack sweetness. However, due to Nutramigen also being soy-free and including a probiotic, its effectiveness as a hypoallergenic formula wins out against Alimentum.
How do I know if my baby has Cmpi?
If your baby has Cow’s milk protein intolerance (CMPI) he might have colic-like symptoms, and be wheezy, vomit, have diarrhea (including bloody diarrhea), constipation, a rash, eczema and/or a blocked nose.
When does Cmpi go away?
Most kids will outgrow CMPI by one year of age. However, if they do not, the majority will do so by 3 years of age.
Is Cmpi genetic?
Some risk factors that have been shown to be associated with developing CMPI include having a parent or sibling with asthma, eczema or seasonal allergies. Breastfeeding seems to protect infants from developing CMPI, but some breastfed infants will still have CMPI (it affects around 0.5% of breastfed infants).