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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. 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 see multiple loose...
01/14/2014
...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 dehydration so...
...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...
Baby Poop: What’s Normal and What’s Not?
07/17/2018
...even a little less frequent. Babies on other hypoallergenic formulas: It’s normal for bowel movements to decrease in frequency if you switch to one of these formulas without prebiotics. Regardless of whether your baby drinks breast milk or formula, as long as the baby is healthy and growing, infrequent stools aren’t cause for concern. If the baby seems to have trouble passing them though, call the doctor. DOES NEOCATE CAUSE DIARRHEA? The body digests and...
12/29/2016
...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 sachets, tablets or capsule form. Probiotics can also be present in certain...
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...
Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome
09/25/2017
Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome is also called ​FPIES – pronounced like the letter “f” followed by the word “pies.” If you’ve never heard of it, allow us to help! FPIES is an allergic reaction to food in the digestive tract. Learn more about FPIES and how Neocate can...
   
 
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