Hannah Whittaker

Milk Allergy Dietitian

What is Milk Allergy?

As a Milk Allergy expert, I specialise in making sure babies with Cows Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA) get the nutrition they need at a hugely important stage of their life.

Whether your baby has officially been diagnosed with a milk allergy, or you’re worried they have a milk allergy but you feel nobody is listening to you, I can support you with navigating the symptoms of CMPA through evidence based, easy to follow nutritional advice.

Baby with CMPA
Image of CMPA formula milk

Take the stress out of weaning with Milk Allergy

Cows milk is a staple in most babies’ diets once they start weaning. However, if your little one has milk allergy, alternatives need to be found.

Navigating plant-based milk, cheese and yogurts and reading labels can be exhausting, but it’s very important that your baby gets the right nutrition at this stage.

As a registered dietitian and an expert in milk allergy, I can provide nutritional advice for following a milk-free diet, including meal plans and plant-based dairy alternatives.

I also have some free meal plans available for milk-free weaning!

Milk Allergy & The Milk Ladder

It is likely that your little one will outgrow their milk allergy. In our initial consultation, we will discuss when you can start to re-introduce milk into your child’s diet.

The Milk Ladder is a dairy re-introduction plan recommended by doctors and dietitians, including myself. I can provide you with a comprehensive step-by-step plan, with regular follow-up appointments to check on your little one’s progress.

My Simple Guide to the Milk Ladder can help to get you started. 

You’ll be provided with all the tools you need to monitor your baby’s tolerance to milk protein, but I’ll also be on hand to support you through the process with guidance specific to your baby. No generic advice or pieces of paper with no explanation.

Image of baby with CMPA being introduced slowly to dairy

I reached out to Hannah after weeks of struggling to cope with my baby’s allergy diagnosis. Hannah got me booked in for a consultation quickly which was a god send as I was desperate for advice and support with how best to help my baby. Hannah was friendly, understanding and very easy to talk to. She gave me lots of tips and sent over resources for me to read. Her advice and support was a lifesaver and I felt like it was money very well spent on educating myself with how to deal with my baby’s multiple allergies. Thank you so much Hannah. I would recommend bump2baby nutrition to anyone wanting support with babies with allergies especially when breastfeeding.

Laura – Mum to Daisy 6 months

How can a dietitian help?

Dietitians are qualified and experienced healthcare professionals whose nutritional advice is regulated by law. Most dietitians specialise in one or two areas, and mine are Milk Allergy and supporting vegan families. 

As a Milk Allergy Dietitian, I’ll guide you on the steps to a milk-free nutritionally complete diet, which is incredibly important at this stage of your baby’s development.

I can also advise and support you with any questions you might have about your child’s symptoms, Dairy Free  formula and empower you with knowledge on plant-based alternatives for your little one, including plant-based milk.


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Any other questions?

I know it can be overwhelming to discover your baby has a milk allergy. If you need support then get in touch below. You can book straight away or contact me for more information.