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03/31/2016
...For many families, getting to a diagnosis of a food allergy can be a tough journey. Many food allergies and related conditions start with mysterious signs and symptoms that mimic other conditions or diseases, which can mean multiple doctor visits for some families to reach a diagnosis. For other families, symptoms can be severe enough to be life-threatening. Severe symptoms, while scary, may make finding a diagnosis simpler or faster, but not always. Regardless...
01/21/2010
...Our post today is a guest blog entry from Lynda Mitchell, founder and president of Kids With Food Allergies, a national non-profit food allergy support group. We’d like to thank her for guest blogging for us. In her book, AfterShock, social psychologist Jessie Gruman, PhD, the president of the Center for Advancing Health, writes about what to do when the doctor gives you – or someone you love – a devastating diagnosis. Although...
04/12/2016
...Anytime your child is sick can be an anxious time as a parent. A diagnosis can bring some comfort, but not always. One diagnosis that can concern any parent is the diagnosis of “Failure to Thrive.” Failure to thrive (or growth faltering) can be a potential sign or symptom of food allergies in infants. Many parents can feel that they have done something wrong, or perhaps failed their little one somehow. It is...
01/24/2013
...Food allergies and related conditions can be difficult to diagnose, especially in infants and young children. For those patients, allergy testing is often less reliable. Clinicians depend much more on discussions with the parents in order to make a diagnosis, which is sometimes an educated guess. If your little one has had symptoms that could be a result of food allergies, but you don’t yet have a firm diagnosis, be prepared for your...
Cow Milk Allergy
08/01/2017
​Cow milk, a childhood staple and a key source of vital nutrients, is also responsible for the most common food allergy in early life. Learn more about the symptoms that a milk allergy may cause and how Neocate can...
Symptom Checker
08/24/2017
There can be a number of potential causes for the pain your little one feels. With such an array of symptoms, how can you tell if baby has a milk allergy? A milk allergy or milk-allergy-associated issue can easily be overlooked. Your healthcare professional can diagnose if your child has a food allergy. If you suspect your child may have a food allergy, these 8 questions can help you talk to your healthcare...
10/19/2017
Choosing a formula 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 formula is necessary to supplement or replace breast milk. How can you tell the difference between various formula types if your little one needs a formula? Nutrition questions and navigating feeding options can overwhelm even the most...
Israel’s Multiple Food Allergies Journey to Diagnosis
I’ve heard several mothers talk about how their baby was fine at the hospital, that their problems didn’t begin until they got home. Our experience didn’t happen like that. From the very first day my son Israel, wouldn’t sleep, but instead screamed and cried constantly. Nothing seemed to soothe him. Our last night at the hospital, we asked the nursery to take him, so we could get some sleep. 15 minutes later they...
   
 
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