Although the protein in our Baby’s Only Organic® Dairy, Dairy with DHA, Whey Protein Dairy and LactoRelief™ formulas are somewhat denatured because of the heat treatments used to make organic non-fat dried milk and also the heat treatment used during the manufacturing of the formula, Baby’s Only Organic® Dairy, Dairy with DHA Whey Protein Dairy and LactoRelief™ formulas are not partially hydrolyzed formulas (such as Good Start) or hydrolyzed formulas (such as Alimentum or Nutramigen). In these hydrolyzed products, the cow’s milk protein is hydrolyzed using enzymes to “unfold” the milk protein. The use of these non organic enzymes would render Baby’s Only Organic® Dairy, Dairy with DHA Whey Protein Dairy and LactoRelief™ formulas non-organic. To our knowledge, there are no organic partially hydrolyzed or hydrolyzed formulas on the market today.
However, in some situations when a child has intolerance to a dairy-based formula, healthcare professionals may sometimes recommend a trial with a soy formula such as Baby's Only Organic® Soy formula. Use of a soy formula will depend upon the type of intolerance a child has. If the child has documented cow’s milk protein allergy, there is a chance that the child may also have an allergy to soy protein. As with any decision to change an infant’s formula, it is always best to check with your child’s healthcare professional.