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06/07/2011
Our post today is a guest blog entry from Rachel Miller, Baby E’s mom. We’d like to thank Rachel for guest blogging for us. Never could I have imagined that adding another bouncing baby boy to our family last summer would not only add extra snuggles and smiles, but that it would also add a seemingly long and sometimes stressful journey into the world of food allergies. Baby E was born last August...
Our post today is a special guest blog entry from Nicole Smith. Her blog is Allergicchild.com and she is also the author of the books Allie the Allergic Elephant: A Children’s Story of Peanut Allergies, Cody the Allergic Cow: A Children’s Story of Milk Allergies and Chad the Allergic Chipmunk: A Children’s Story of Nut Allergies. Nicole has also served as Treasurer for the non-profit organization, Kids With Food Allergies, Inc. and is...
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....
Patient History: From the time Aidan was born, mealtimes made him extremely uncomfortable. “He got worse as he got older and we could not pinpoint what was causing the issues,” says his mother Laura. Aidan was unusually gassy and he experienced painful eczema on his face. His extreme fussiness was hard on the entire family. Nutritional Management and Outcome: Laura and Brett felt like they were constantly at the pediatrician’s office, who insisted...
Finn finds Neocate<sup>®</sup> Syneo<sup>®</sup> to help resolve his food allergy symptoms – A parent’s perspective
I would say Finn’s journey to finding relief with Neocate® Syneo® began at around 3 weeks old. Finn was breastfed since birth. Aside sounding like he was congested in his breathing and crying somewhat more than his older brother did as an infant, he seemed like an overall healthy, happy newborn. At around 3 weeks old, Finn started to get what we thought was just bad baby acne that flared up periodically. Around...
Importance of fiber in childhood when it comes to food allergies
04/18/2019
What’s the Importance of Fiber? When you hear the term “essential nutrients,” what comes to mind? Maybe it’s vitamins and minerals, like vitamin D and calcium. Maybe you think of key nutrients like good fats, such as omega-3s, or complete proteins our bodies use to build muscles. But did you consider the importance of fiber? That’s right, fiber is a key nutrient! Let’s review what fiber is, how it’s helpful for health, and...
Chocolate Peppermint Smoothie
Your little ones will love this festive smoothie this holiday season! It is free from the top 8 allergens. Remember using the old-fashioned peppermint sticks as a straw? Try using it with this shake! Check ingredients because brands will vary. Alternatively, you could use candy-striped straws, which you can find at most party...
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...
   
 
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