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...carpet shampoos, high-quality air purifiers, a shower filter for R.J.’s bath water, chlorine-free diapers and wipes and 100 percent cotton bedding and clothing. R.J. still had no relief. R.J.’s mother was breastfeeding and tried eliminating possible food allergens from her diet as well as switching to a milk-based formula and then to Nutramigen (i.e. hydrolysate formula). Nothing worked. Finally, the family found a pediatrician who recommended Neocate, an amino acid-based formula used to manage the...
11/05/2013
...allergens, including common foods allergens like milk, soy, wheat, eggs, peanuts, fish and tree nuts. Remove the trigger from your baby’s life. This may mean changing detergent, purchasing dust-proof mattress covers or sending the family pet outside. It may also mean changing your baby’s diet. If you are breastfeeding, remove all the allergens from your diet. If you are feeding your baby a cow’s milk- or soy-based formula, you’ll want to switch to a hypoallergenic...
We would like to thank Karen Wylie for guest blogging for us and sharing her family’s allergy story. People thought “it couldn’t really be that bad.” People thought “he will just grow out of it.” People thought “he really must be sleeping more than she says.” People thought “lots of kids have colic.” But I KNEW. Parents do. Deep down you know when something is just not right. I knew when my breast...
09/10/2015
Infancy is a time marked by rapid growth, requiring important nutrition in the form of breast milk and/or infant formula. A doctor may recommend Neocate for your infant due to cow milk or food allergies and related symptoms, or you may need to add Neocate to an elimination diet. Any transition to a hypoallergenic formula like Neocate can present challenges. Many parents come to us with questions about the taste of formulas like...
04/10/2008
...foods until your baby is a year old. If it’s any consolation, if you suffer from food allergies, you’re probably more aware of the symptoms than the average parent and, hopefully, you’re able to spot the signs quickly. If that does happen, remember to consult with the pediatrician and either eliminate all the allergens from your diet while breastfeeding or switch formulas to an amino acid-based formula like Neocate. As always, I’d love to see...
10/19/2017
...When choosing a formula after a food allergy diagnosis, how can you tell the difference between various formula types? When your little has a cow milk allergy, the doctor will walk you through management options. The first should be for mom to eliminate dairy and for baby to keep breastfeeding. However, sometimes a formula is necessary to supplement or replace breast milk. Nutrition questions and navigating feeding options can overwhelm even the most seasoned...
Roland Edward Alvarez: Born December 6, 2008 Roland is an 18 month old toddler who is now perfectly happy and healthy (although fairly small for his age). To be around him now, you would never know the rough start he had in life or the struggles that he still has with certain foods. Due to a traumatic delivery, Roland spent some time at birth in the hospital. He wasn’t able to nurse, and...
...Aidan was suffering from colic. However, since the baby was losing weight, the doctor told Laura to supplement her breastfeeding with a hydrolysate formula. But Laura says it only made Aidan feel worse. After doing her own research, Laura suspected Aidan might have some type of an allergy. So, she eliminated multiple foods from her diet, including milk, eggs, wheat and soy. Despite her efforts, Aidan’s condition still did not improve so his parents decided...
   
 
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