Fresh Goat's Milk for Infants: Myths and Realities—A Review

  title={Fresh Goat's Milk for Infants: Myths and Realities—A Review},
  author={S. Basnet and Michael Schneider and A. Gazit and Gurpreet Mander and A. Doctor},
  pages={e973 - e977}
  • S. Basnet, Michael Schneider, +2 authors A. Doctor
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Many infants are exclusively fed unmodified goat's milk as a result of cultural beliefs as well as exposure to false online information. Anecdotal reports have described a host of morbidities associated with that practice, including severe electrolyte abnormalities, metabolic acidosis, megaloblastic anemia, allergic reactions including life-threatening anaphylactic shock, hemolytic uremic syndrome, and infections. We describe here an infant who was fed raw goat's milk and sustained intracranial… CONTINUE READING
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