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Hi, nMy son is 9 months old and has PKU. I’m not sure what kind of advice your looking for but I guess I would say, start expanding your food choices. Let me explain what I mean by that. My husband and I come from families where meals were from a “meat and potatoes” kind of menu. To hear my son would be harmed by eating meat was a shock at first. But since than I have gotten a PKU cookbook and read a recipe once in a while. Also when I’m at the grocery store I make sure to notice all the variety of fruits and veggies. This is how I discovered on my own that when Easton is old enough he can have rice milk (rather than dairy milk). There is a huge variety of foods out there and I’m trying to make myself more familiar with them so that as Easton gets bigger, having a specialized diet doesn’t seem so overwhelming to him or me.

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