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Back to School With Food Allergies
08/18/2016
Summer is winding down, and it’s time to start helping your children prepare for their return to class and food allergy. Your school might have sent school supply lists, teacher assignments, and schedule for school nights. Now, it’s time to create your own food allergy checklist. Whether your child is returning to the classroom or attending for the first time, here are some things to help make sure they have a successful,...
Signs and Symptoms for Using Amino Acid-Based Formulas for Cow Milk Allergy
08/31/2018
...Signs and symptoms for using Amino Acid-Based formulas can vary. When a baby first shows possible signs and symptoms of a cow milk allergy, parents wonder, how do doctors diagnose it and how they choose the best management option. Let us review potential indicators healthcare professionals could look to determine if hypoallergenic amino acid-based formulas (AAF), like Neocate, can help manage cow milk allergy. Available Types of Baby Formula First, let’s review available types...
About Neocate
08/02/2017
We are Nutricia, and we believe in the power of nutrition to make a positive and proven difference to health. Our purpose inspires us every day: to pioneer nutritional discoveries that help people of every age live longer, healthier lives. Since 1896 we, at Nutricia, have been creating advanced medical nutrition for our consumers, and those who care for...
01/06/2011
...study2. This is important to know especially if your little one (or someone else’s infant) is still displaying signs of food allergy and is currently using a hydrolyzed formula. Did your child not tolerate a hydrolyzed formula? What did you do? – Christine Graham-Garo 1 Hill DJ, The efficacy of amino acid based formula in relieving the symptoms of cows milk allergy-A systematic review. Clin Exp Allergy. 2007. 2 Latcham et al, A consistent pattern...
03/30/2017
...made with whole dairy protein, with soy protein, or with partially hydrolyzed protein. Formulas also aren’t hypoallergenic if they haven’t been studied in a clinical trial! Difference Between a Hydrolyzed Formula and Amino Acid-Based Formula Hydrolyzed formulas are made using protein from dairy (or soy), but the milk proteins in those formulas have been broken down into small fragments. The body’s immune system may not detect the smaller protein fragments as being an allergen. However,...
10/19/2017
...pieces than pHFs. Most eHFs are hypoallergenic – check the label to be sure. However, studies have found that up to 10 to 40% of babies with cow milk allergy do not tolerate eHFs. That means their CMA symptoms will not fully resolve. If you’re concerned that your little one isn’t tolerating an extensively hydrolyzed formula, ask your baby’s doctor about amino acid-based formulas like Neocate. Amino Acid-based Formulas Neocate is an amino acid-based formula,...
Baby Poop: What’s Normal and What’s Not?
07/17/2018
...start on an amino acid-based hypoallergenic formula like Neocate, it may take up to 2-3 weeks for their gut to adjust and to find their “new normal.” Color, consistency, and frequency of bowel movements can differ. The type of feeding, either breastfeed or formula, as well as the mother’s diet matter as well. Below are some general guidelines to help you with your diaper content-related expectations. WHAT COLOR AND CONSISTENCY SHOULD BABY POOP BE? Your...
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
09/25/2017
Eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE, is a condition typically caused by food allergies. (It is sometimes referred to as eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders or EGIDs). Eosinophilic esophagitis causes inflammation of the esophagus due to a build-up of eosinophils, a type of blood cell. Symptoms can be painful, and may include trouble swallowing, nausea, regurgitation, heartburn, abdominal or chest pain and weight loss. Read on to learn more about EoE and how Neocate can...
   
 
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