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07/25/2017
...or snacks to be stored? Is there a dedicated place to store epinephrine at camp? Ask: is your child allowed to bring packed lunches/snacks? What about potential allergens from the other campers that will be attending camp with your little one? Is there a food allergy management plan for the camp? Is there a designated area for little ones with food allergies to eat? What kind of camp staff are available for your child? Is...
Finn finds Neocate<sup>®</sup> Syneo<sup>®</sup> to help resolve his food allergy symptoms – A parent’s perspective
...for his new quality of life. Finn at 7 months: Finn’s GI specialist thought these improvements likely meant he has an intolerance to dairy and possibly soy since those are the most common in babies, but I wanted to be sure since we were starting solids and I had noticed signs of a slight reaction to certain pre-packaged baby foods. So at 6 months, our pediatrician referred us to an allergist. Finn’s allergy testing was...
01/22/2013
...Cow Milk Allergy (CMA) can be one of the most challenging food allergies to diagnosis in infants and children. Even after receiving an official diagnosis many parents still have questions, such as what is the process for treating the allergy and how it will change their little ones’ lives. Knowing the right questions to ask your pediatrician is important in developing a plan to treat CMA. Follow Jo, mother of Niahm, as she shares...
03/23/2015
...** THIS BLOG POST HAS BEEN DEPRECATED, NEW CMA BLOG POST IS UP: 8 SIGNS OF CMA** With the rise in food allergies among children, it is increasingly important for parents and caregivers to recognize the signs and symptoms of food allergies. Among foods that are common allergens, cow milk allergy (CMA) remains the most prevalent in infants and children. In the following video, “8 Signs of a Cow Milk Allergy,” our nutrition specialists...
Traveling with Neocate – Ready, Set, Go!
08/02/2017
...When traveling with Neocate, there is always a lot to consider when planning a trip. Where will you go, how will you get there, who will join you in your adventure? Traveling with a food allergy adds yet another caveat to the plan. What will you eat and how much Neocate will you need to bring? Some parents wonder about the best way to bring and travel with Neocate. Some become concerned about...
11/05/2013
...You might have heard that eczema can be a sign of a food allergy or sensitivity in infants. But before we review potential links between food allergies and eczema, let’s go over some basics. What is eczema? It is most often characterized by dry, red, extremely itchy patches on the skin. Eczema is sometimes referred to as “the itch that rashes,” since the itch, when scratched, results in the appearance of the rash. Who...
A Mother’s Tale: Learning About My Baby’s Milk Allergy
...the emergency room. She was admitted and began treatment for a severe dairy allergy to the protein found in cow’s milk. I gave up breastfeeding immediately and harbored the heartache and feelings of resentment deep down while I watched my perfect baby girl fight for her life. The doctors informed us that had we not brought her in, she would have died at home. Our gastroenterologist withheld all feeding for 24 hours to allow her...
04/04/2011
...up for their next sports team and food allergies are apart of your life! Typically the parents take turns providing snacks to all the team players at each game. If your child has a food allergy, a simple solution would be to bring your own allergy-friendly snacks for your child. However, in an effort to help your child feel included and not an outsider, I thought of some other ideas that might help: Coordinate with...
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