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11/24/2009
...I get a lot of questions from Neocate parents about constipation. Amino acid-based formulas like Neocate Infant do not technically cause constipation, but instead slow down the frequency of the bowel movements in babies. Neocate is a low residue formula, meaning that it has very little waste to excrete which causes less frequent bowel movements – everything in the formula is getting absorbed! Also, some babies on Neocate may have already been prone to...
...Question: Since starting on Neocate a week ago for her milk protein allergy, my 7 month old daughter seems like she might be constipated. She is having less frequent bowel movements (sometimes she goes a whole day or two without pooping!) and I am worried. Is this normal or could it be a sign of something else? Answer: We get a lot of questions from Neocate parents about constipation. Amino acid-based formulas like Neocate...
8 Common Signs and Symptoms of a Cow Milk Allergy
05/07/2018
...have a unique experience. Now, let’s dive a bit deeper into eight common signs of a cow milk allergy. Parents who see these in their baby can ask the doctor if they might signal CMA. Digestive: Persistent Diarrhea or Constipation Diarrhea can be very concerning to someone caring for an infant. Every infant has loose stools from time to time. However, if you see multiple loose or liquid stools a day, it could signal a...
Baby Poop Chart | What’s Normal and What’s not?
04/05/2022
Parents pay close attention to their newborn’s stool. Anything that seems unusual can cause a lot of anxiety. What is “normal” when it comes to stools? No single answer fits everyone. What’s normal for one baby may not be healthy for another. Watch for sudden changes in your baby’s bowel habits. Remember, occasional changes are healthy, especially when a baby starts solid foods. Also, remember that when a baby first starts on an...
Baby Poop: What’s Normal and What’s Not?
07/17/2018
...diarrhea. Look for a significant increase in frequency or an extremely liquid bowel movement. Diarrhea can cause dehydration, so call the doctor at the first sign of it. DOES NEOCATE CAUSE CONSTIPATION? Many parents get concerned when they don’t see a bowel movement in a day or two after starting Neocate. However, that’s not unusual for infants on hypoallergenic amino acid-based formulas. With most hypoallergenic amino acid-based formulas, like Neocate Infant, babies poop less often...
01/14/2014
...movements to be less frequent after a switch to Neocate. Most babies on Neocate have a bowel movement once every day or two, though again this varies. As long as stools aren’t overly hard and dry and the baby doesn’t seem to have trouble passing them, this is perfectly normal. Constipation: Regardless of whether your baby is on Neocate, hard or dry stools that are difficult to pass may indicate constipation. Talk with the doctor...
03/31/2011
...Here at Neocate, we get lots of questions about diapers. I mean lots! Many questions relate to constipation or diarrhea. We’ve posted about constipation in the past, but I thought it would be helpful to pull together our past comments on diarrhea, as well as provide some more medical information on the topic courtesy of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Defining “Diarrhea” Simply defined, diarrhea is loose, watery stools. It also means having...
05/12/2011
...to be especially tricky for those who have had “real” food, know what it tastes like, and must give it up for an extended time. And the question many parents would like to ask: How did I feel after two days of Neocate? Pretty normal, actually! There are rumors that amino acid-based diets cause diarrhea or constipation, but that’s not true. My stomach felt a bit more “active” at times, but I never felt queasy,...
   
 
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