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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...
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...
01/14/2014
...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 make it easier for your baby to have bowel movements. Diarrhea: Because a newborn’s stools may be soft and slightly runny, it may be difficult to tell if they have diarrhea. A big increase in frequency or an extremely liquid bowel movement might indicate diarrhea. Severe diarrhea can cause...
Short Bowel Syndrome & Malabsorption Symptoms & Signs
04/05/2022
...Many babies and children with short bowel syndrome (SBS) experience symptoms like diarrhea, dehydration, and poor growth. Infants and children with SBS may also have an increased risk of developing food allergies. This may be due to damage to the inner lining of the intestine causing the immune system to react to food proteins. Other causes of malabsorption can also result in significant malnutrition....
...Patient History: Immediately following his birth, Blaise suffered from a severe skin rash that developed once his mother began feeding him regular formula. Unable to tolerate the formula, Blaise experienced persistent vomiting and diarrhea, accompanied with sleepless nights. Blaise’s symptoms caused him to consistently be fussy and lethargic despite his mother’s countless attempts to console him. “The longer we fed him the formula, the worse his rash, vomiting and diarrhea got,” says Danielle, Blaise’s...
12/29/2016
...microbe directly into your digestive tract. This can have general benefits, like crowding out potentially harmful microbes. Or it can have specific benefits. For example, some probiotics may be helpful for people with diarrhea related to antibiotics, and others can help people with specific digestive disorders. It’s important to know that not all probiotics are the same. Probiotics are available as supplements, such as in packets, tablets or capsule form. Some probiotics can also be...
06/14/2016
...signs and symptoms, you might be wondering, What is the difference between CMA and lactose intolerance? The following video from Dr. Adam Fox helps to explain the difference: Common Signs and symptoms of a Cow Milk Allergy These signs or symptoms may take anywhere from minutes to hours to days until they appear. Skin Rash/Itchy Skin/Hives Vomiting Extreme fussiness Diarrhea Excessive Gas Wheezing, coughing or other respiratory symptoms Now, let’s talk about each of these...
   
 
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