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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
...cow milk will have a unique experience. Here’s a bit more information on those 8 signs. 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...
Baby Poop: What’s Normal and What’s Not?
07/17/2018
...slightly runny, making it difficult to tell if they have diarrhea. A significant increase in frequency or an extremely liquid bowel movement are signs to look for. Diarrhea can cause dehydration, so if you are concerned your baby might have diarrhea, call the doctor. DOES NEOCATE CAUSE CONSTIPATION? Many parents get concerned when they don’t see a bowel movement in a day or two after starting Neocate. That’s not unusual for infants on hypoallergenic amino...
01/14/2014
...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 about what you can do to help. Sometimes the solution is as simple as providing extra fluid. Other times, the doctor may prescribe a laxative to...
04/13/2010
...can’t digest. It is found in plant foods that we eat each day such as fruits, vegetables, grains, and legumes. Among its many important functions, fiber adds bulk to the diet, makes us feel full, aids in digestion and prevents constipation. There are two types of dietary fiber: soluble and insoluble. Soluble fiber is highly fermentable and dissolves in water, forming a gel during digestion. Insoluble fiber is not generally fermentable and does not dissolve...
...Patient History: Just a few days after she was born, Ryleigh began suffering from bouts of vomiting and constipation. The baby was inconsolable and responded to the pain by screaming and scrunching herself into a ball. “Our newborn baby was absolutely miserable and nothing was making her happy,” says Ryleigh’s mother Michelle. “We felt completely helpless.” Nutritional Management and Outcome: Ryleigh’s family took her to countless visits to the pediatrician. The co-payments piled up,...
...Patient History: Sawyer was only one month old when she began to suffer from projectile vomiting, skin rashes, chronic cold symptoms and constipation. She was always extremely fussy while eating and would cry inconsolably until she fell asleep. Sawyer’s pediatrician said that she had colic and acid reflux and that after treating both of those conditions her symptoms would pass. Unfortunately, as time went on, Sawyer’s condition continued to worsen and Sawyer’s mother Staci...
   
 
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