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Kid #2... Should Non-cd Mom Be Gf Durring Pg?
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My wife and I are planning a second child soon, since our first has celiac disease, should she go gluten-free before/durring preg/ breastfeeding? Is the next child likly to be celiac disease?

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The statistic would say your wife and baby to be have a 1 in 10 chance of celiac disease. YOu could try genetic testing with a genetic counselor for a more accurate statistic for your family situation. Your wife should really get tested to determine what kind of diet would be the best for her and the baby she is growing. (From your previous posts I didn't think she had been tested.) The baby would get antibodies from her and in breastmilk.

This is just my opinion. I have looked for more information on this topic and breastfeeding and haven't found very much.

Laura

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Hmmm, I've been wondering along similar lines lately. I am celiac, ds (age 3) is untested but has been gluten-free for 2 yrs (long story), and dh is not celiac. I have been pondering raising all future children gluten-free til age 3 at least because 1-in case they have celiac, but also 2- little kids and food are messy messy messy and I feel better not having gluten all over the house and all over the kid, you know? Until they can be neat, and wash their hands and mouth and face, and dust off their clothes, I don't want them eating it, lol!

Just a thought,

Merika

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I assume your wife has been tested to make sure she doesn't have celiac disease? I would go gluten-free while pregnant and BF and it really does make meals easier when everyone is eating the same diet:) My plan is to have all future children DNA tested at birth and if they don't have the gene they get gluten-free diet at home, eat what they want when out. If they have the gene its gluten-free until there teens and rebel and start sneaking gluten (you know its going to happen) then test them. This is what other family members are planning as well since we have such a strong family history of it.

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I assume your wife has been tested to make sure she doesn't have celiac disease? I would go gluten-free while pregnant and BF and it really does make meals easier when everyone is eating the same diet:) My plan is to have all future children DNA tested at birth and if they don't have the gene they get gluten-free diet at home, eat what they want when out. If they have the gene its gluten-free until there teens and rebel and start sneaking gluten (you know its going to happen) then test them. This is what other family members are planning as well since we have such a strong family history of it.

She is schedualed to be tested next week...

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