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Can I breast feed child with PKU?

With support from the clinic and your dietitian you can have a successful part time breastfeeding experience.  How much or often you will be able to breastfeed will depend upon the severity of the PKU the child has.  Different clinics and staff support different methods.  Some clinics will suggest rotating feedings between the special formula and breastfeeding/breast milk.  Other clinics will have mothers supply both breast milk and formula at each feeding.  You should discuss these options with your clinic staff.