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02/25/2010
...need to ensure that the other adults who spend time with your child are trained and able to assist in any situation if you’re not around. Don’t worry, this isn’t as difficult as it sounds! I suggest sitting down with your child’s teacher in the beginning of the school year to set up a 504 plan. This will ensure he or she receives proper care and attention when you aren’t there and that all adults...
12/02/2016
...esophagus and stomach closed, opens spontaneously or does not close properly. This allows stomach contents to rise up into the esophagus. Adults know GER more commonly as acid reflux because digestive juices (acids) rise up with the food, causing discomfort or heartburn. Second – When does GER become GERD? Occasional GER episodes are common, like when you burp and it brings up some acidic juices from the stomach. If GER sometimes happens to your baby...
03/31/2011
...these loose stools three or more times a day. There are more specific guidelines, but most people know diarrhea when they see it. Diarrhea happens to everyone, usually about once a year for adults and twice a year for young children. Typically, diarrhea is acute, meaning that it lasts one or two days and then goes away. This type of diarrhea is typically caused by an infection. If diarrhea lasts more than two days, it...
06/29/2010
...Anyone who has eaten something and then experiences an unpleasant reaction has probably wondered if they have a food allergy. In fact, one out of three individuals thinks they may have a food allergy or may modify their diet due to a suspicion. Occuring to AAAAI statistics, yet only around 6% of children under the age of three are affected by food allergies, but most out grow these allergies as adults. What all...
04/05/2016
...treatment. WHO can get FPIES? FPIES affects both boys and girls, typically when they are infants and young children, starting within the first year of life. While it usually affects young children, it’s thought that FPIES can affect anyone at any age, although reports of FPIES in adults have been rare and not well studied. At this time we don’t really know how many infants or children have FPIES, or the likelihood of a newborn...
05/18/2016
...or vomiting. Teens and adults most often have difficulty swallowing or painful swallowing. Their esophagus may narrow and cause food to become stuck (impaction), causing a medical emergency. Currently, there is no FDA-approved therapy to treat EGIDs. Symptoms are controlled by dietary restrictions and/or swallowed steroids. Some patients have a severely restricted diet, or must avoid the vast majority of foods and instead receive all of their nutrition as an elemental diet (that is, amino...
01/19/2012
...a plate with 7 different items and six different colors.[1] (Adults prefer a plate with 3 different items and 3 different colors!). Baby steps! With toddlers and young children, its important not to pressure them to eat a certain food. Give them the option to say “no, thank you” (but not, “eww gross”) if they aren’t ready to try it. Depending on how resistant the child is to new foods, there are different levels for...
04/24/2014
...Food allergies are complicated. It can be difficult for adults to fully understand them, so it’s no surprise that many parents struggle with how to help their little ones to understand them. In today’s post, we’ll cover some age-appropriate tips and resources to help you explain food allergies to your toddler or young child. At this age, it’s best to keep things as simple as possible and use words they can understand. Some...
   
 
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