Should my child cut out dairy?

It is something I get asked a lot… and I discuss with my clients.

So, my answer below is based on my personal experience from treating 2000 patients in my clinic – many, many with gut issues, allergies and food intolerances.

What is right for one child isn’t right for another.

Cutting out dairy doesn’t always bring all the gains one desires. For some children it’s a huge game changer. It can also be that one sibling needs milk in their diet and the other sibling has an intolerance. If your child is on the spectrum I suggest that it’s always a good idea to try cutting it out once. It doesn’t have to be for life, so don’t get overwhelmed by the idea.

Many children do benefit and have huge changes ranging from starting speech to small patches of eczema clearing up. It’s an easy thing to do. If it has been a large part of your diet, plan your meals ahead so you don’t go through the “what shall I cook?” scenario every day.

Don’t go straight for dairy alternatives, as many are heavily processed so just cut it out and stay as healthy as you can. Think about it as a short term experiment for a few months.

If your child has Asian heritage, then I highly suggest experimenting with cutting out dairy. These children seem to have the most gains by cutting out dairy (in my experience in my clinic). Ancestrally their milk was always raw and drunk quickly because it was too hot to keep larders. They didn’t eat cheese sandwiches daily or have ice creams and milkshakes in their diet daily. The climate didn’t suit hard cheeses. They used ghee instead of butter. They did cook with yoghurt and many of them start to reintegrate dairy again starting with yoghurt (lots of mums make this themselves with good quality milk).

If your child had eczema or a round rash on their mouth or cheeks as a baby – that’s a clear sign of food intolerance and often milk is the main culprit. This rash can often appear in children allergic to formula. Look for other tell-tale signs of diarrhoea, bloating, gut pain or constipation, after eating or later on in the day. Eczema can appear on other parts of the body.If your child had problems with formula milk definitely cut out dairy for a while. If you do cut it out, don’t start another therapy at the same time.

Make sure you have a good space of time to make observations and notice the gains. It can affect so many things including sleep.

Investigate raw milk, goats milk, sheep’s cheese, camel’s milk when trying to reintroduce it back. See if it’s just a cow issue. Common cow’s milk from supermarkets is so tampered with, the cows are pumped with antibiotics, and the milk is heated to such high temperatures that much of the goodness is removed. Look at good quality organic milk and dairy when introducing it back in. These are still heated but they are still better quality. I used raw milk ( untreated and far less antibiotics) and had it couriered to my house as it was so hard to get hold of here. Do your research on raw milk and see if its something that appeals to you. I now only buy organic milk and have done for 15 years.

I hope this information helps you to make a decision.

I offer milk and formula milk detoxes and help children able to tolerate dairy again later on.

I help people with food allergies, hay-fever and help those with allergies so bad they have to carry an epipen and some are not able to leave their home. We help by starting to make the reactions less frequent and less intense and work towards healing the gut.

This is no quick fix I may add, but it IS possible to heal instead of firefighting with meds all the time. If this resonates with you send me a email and we can discuss your case.

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HPV- Gardasil and Cervarix Injury New Criteria Guidelines

If you are a Gardasil injured person looking to book in, please read this new criteria first.

As we are the most experienced homeopathic team dealing with this type of case, we have decided to only take on clients who fit the new criteria below. If you do not fit the criteria below then homeopathy can still work for you, but we are not the right therapists for you.

1. The patient has to be committed to healing themselves and understand that they are fully responsible for their health.


That the patient doesn’t rely on us and the pills to do all the work. To understand that their lifestyle choices will speed up or impair recovery and that no medicine can be a substitute for lifestyle choices that hinder recovery. At the end of the day, we are all responsible for ourselves, and the choices we make.

2. To begin working with us the patient has to have in place or commit to having a clean sleep routine.

This means going to sleep with the lights out by 10 pm the latest and being on no devices an hour beforehand. All of our patients have adrenal fatigue and thyroid issues. When you go to bed late or are on devices late, then too much light is being emitted from phones/tablets a few inches from your eyes. That amount of bright light signals the body to make more adrenaline because it thinks it’s in the afternoon and that then creates more cortisol that prevents sleep and makes you tired in the morning. Melatonin and pineal levels are messed up too. Our patients have severely imbalanced hormones, and melatonin, the pineal gland, adrenals and the thyroid all need to be in balance to recover. If your sleep cycle is out, you don’t need pills to correct it – you just need to get a clean sleep routine and your body will get into balance in a couple of days. What you do when you are recovered is up to you – but if you want to work with us, this is a non-negotiable requirement.

3. You are not on the contraceptive pill or are on steroid inhalers.

These are synthetic hormones and are a big block to curing. When someone is on these, we can’t really get started as they are contributing to the hormones being unbalanced. We can work with you if you intend to come off the pill before your prescription starts or if you intend to come off inhalers before we start detoxing. We cannot start detoxing or bring you to a full recovery unless these 2 medicines are out of the picture. We can help with period pain, and asthma anyway in the prescriptions. If you are fully reliant on these medicines then we are not the therapists for you.

4. You have a good diet and eat vegetables.

What you eat affects your health. A lot of the imbalance in the body centres in the stomach. This doesn’t mean you have stomach pains – but your microbiome is key to healing. We are looking for patients who eat some vegetables and fruits. We cannot work with patients who just eat processed food and no fruits and vegetables at all. We can work with patients who have a limited diet but are committed to eating a wider variety of healthy foods. If you don’t meet this criteria it will take too long to help you fully recover and we will only get halfway.

5. If you are on prescribed medicines it is your wish and intention to get off them.

Some patients want to stay on medication while asking us to fully heal them. All medicines come with side effects, which we can’t heal while the patient is on them, therefore we are being asked to do an impossible task. Of course, we see many patients on meds and they end up reducing their dosage and not needing them. They actively don’t want to be on them. If you are happy with any medicines and want to stay on them, then we are not the therapists for you. We are interested in working with people who want to be fully and holistically well, and only then can we work to the best of our ability.


If you fulfil this criteria then we are confident that we can heal the majority of patients in 1-3 sessions.