Resources for you

To help support you, parents of children with special nutritional requirements, we have developed a selection of free, downloadable resources, split into the following categories:

Leaflets / booklets

Cow’s milk allergy – Practical strategies for parents

Developed by Dr Netali Levi, Chartered Clinical Psychologist who works with children, adolescents and their families.

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Chapter 1 - Thinking patterns: challenging unhelpful thoughts

Chapter 2 - ‘Worrying’ vs. ‘problem solving’

Chapter 3 - Relaxation and managing frustration

PaediaSure Recipes

Designed and developed by the Paediatric Dietetic Team at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

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Interactive resources

Parent's guide to seeking advice from a healthcare professional, including a one-week diary

Printable parent's guide, including a diary, for recording while on the go

Digital parent’s guide, including a diary, most suitable for computers

Digital parent’s guide, including a diary, most suitable for smart devices
(smartphones and tablets)

In order to view the form correctly from your smart device, download the free Adobe Reader app for iPad/iPhone or Android.

MomenTums Weaning E-Cookbook

Designed to help you wean your baby onto a cow's milk free diet, including tips on how to wean, foods to avoid and recipes.

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MomenTums E-Cookbook: cow’s milk free recipes for children and their parents

Developed by paediatric dietitian Luise Marino and her daughter Zarah, who is allergic to cow’s milk and soya.

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Tummy Troubles

Preparing to visit your child’s healthcare professional, including a one-week diary

Digital parent’s guide, including a diary, most suitable for computers

To view the form correctly from your smart device, download the free Adobe Reader app for iPad/ iPhone or Android

Allergy and anaphylaxis treatment plan

A printable treatment plan to share with your child's school and GP

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Visual facts and figures

Allergy vs. Intolerance

Developed in collaboration with dietitian Dr Sarah Schenker.

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Processing Proteins

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Audio clips

Dr Nikhil Thapar - The clinician’s perspective: cow’s milk allergy under the spotlight

Academic Lead for Gastroenterology at UCL Institute for Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital.

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Dr Thapar is the Academic Lead for Gastroenterology at UCL Institute for Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital and has a particular interest in neurogastroenterology and gut motility disorders.

In this clip, Dr Thapar outlines the difference between a food allergy and intolerance, reviews the possible causes of food allergies and the challenges of diagnosing cow’s milk allergy. He also highlights some of the management strategies available to treat babies with cow’s milk allergy.

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Dr Netali Levi - The psychologist’s perspective: exploring the impact of cow’s milk allergy on children, parents and the wider family

Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Central London.

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Dr Netali Levi is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist who specialises in working with children, adolescents and their families. Dr Levi helps children and their parents with a range of common difficulties including feeding, sleeping, toileting issues, anxiety and behavioural problems.

In this clip, Dr Levi discusses the impact that cow’s milk allergy can have on a child and their entire family and the importance of educating family and friends, as well as empowering children to understand their allergy. Dr Levi also provides practical solutions to help parents and guardians overcome key challenges, with solutions tailored to different age groups.

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Dr Sarah Schenker - The dietitian’s perspective: challenges in feeding children with cow’s milk allergy

Dietician.

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Dr Schenker is a qualified registered dietitian, accredited sports dietitian and registered public health nutritionist.

In this clip, Dr Schenker identifies the challenges associated with feeding children of varying ages with cow’s milk allergy focusing on breastfeeding and specialist formulas, family meal planning, and what parents should look out for on food labels and ingredients’ lists.

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Rachelle Anderson - The parent’s perspective: personal experiences of living with a child with cow’s milk allergy

Mother of a child who had cow’s milk allergy.

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Rachelle’s young son, Nate, had an allergy to cow’s milk. In this clip, Rachelle shares her personal experience of having a child with cow’s milk allergy – her journey to diagnosis, and then management with and without a specialist formula.

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  • This page will be updated with new resources as they are created, so visit regularly. You can also contact us here if you have any questions or suggestions on additional resources you would like to see on this website.

RXANI140130 Date of preparation: April 2014