The mother, identified as Sandrina V, said: "Sometimes he gained a little weight, sometimes he lost a little.
On the day of his death, when his situation quickly deteriorated, Lucas was first taken to a homeopathic doctor. Judge Mieke Butstraen said the demise of seven-month-old Lucas was "the result of the systematic offer of food which was not suitable."Because of that "his health was seriously impeded and he eventually died." Public prosecutors in Belgium blamed the parents for their son's death, according to The Independent, saying: "The parents determined their own diagnosis that their child was gluten intolerant and had a lactose allergy."Not a single doctor had a dossier about Lucas and child protection services did not know about them."They also said the parents drove to a homoeopathic doctor on the other side of the country when the baby was starving instead of going to the nearest hospital.