Jump to content

Breath tests


  • Please log in to reply
3 replies to this topic

#1 daisychaon

Posted 28 September 2018 - 08:26 AM

Just wondering if anyone has had breath tests done on their LOs and if they found it useful? We have non IgE allergies (multiple) and our dietician thinks DD gets a secondary carbohydrate intolerance through gut inflammation. So I don’t really see the point of testing as it will only reflect the current state of her gut, right? ie she comes up fructose intolerant but only because she’s had a recent allergic reaction to something else... so she may not be fructose intolerant at baseline? Ditto lactose.
And even if she is intolerant I would still need to titrate to see how much she can manage- which we do anyway.
Would be keen for people’s thiughts/experiences!

#2 daisychaon

Posted 02 October 2018 - 09:35 AM

No one?
I was booked but am cancelling coz I can’t face putting her through the fasting (we still comfort feed 1-2 times a night). Lame I know but can’t see the benefit at the point. Would also need to stop probiotics for 2 weeks and not game to try!

#3 MooGuru

Posted 02 October 2018 - 10:24 AM

Look, I think there are some things worth fasting for and there are things where the outcome is not worth fasting for. As a parent you know where this sits on that line. (I may be scarred from a child who hated fasting though!)
From your description it doesn't sound accurate enough to be of any practical use compared to the process of fasting etc.

#4 daisychaon

Posted 04 October 2018 - 08:48 PM

Thanks MooGuru. Have cancelled appts. Relief. Nice to bounce it off someone else, I appreciate you taking the time to respond. Best wishes.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 
 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Viewed Articles

 
Advertisement
 
 
 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.