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My baby has eczema. Does it make a difference if I am breastfeeding or bottle-feeding?


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Most infant eczema is unrelated to diet, whether breast milk or formula. Many babies with eczema are incorrectly labeled as “milk allergic.” Do not stop breastfeeding or giving cow’s milk formula without first talking to your child’s doctor. In most cases the skin will improve by using the gentle skin care techniques and topical medications described above.

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