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09/12/2012
...We often talk to parents who are concerned that their child is not eating the amount of food or with the skill level that they believe their child should have. Of course, every child is different and may develop feeding skills at a slightly different pace than other children their age, especially when food allergies are involved. However, there is a general time line for when a child should be developing certain feeding skills....
09/07/2012
...Neocate Nutra is a one-of-a-kind product. With the protein source being 100% non-allergenic amino acids, this allows for food allergic children to enjoy a pudding-like solid. Neocate Nutra provide a great source of nutrients in the diet. This product also helps severely allergic children practice oral motor skills by eating more solid foods. There are a growing number of food allergic children who have feeding difficulties.1 Oral motor skill difficulties arise often due to...
08/22/2013
...You have always enjoyed breast feeding your little one. What could be better than some quiet time bonding with a snuggly bundle of love as many as 8 times a day? What a bonus that it’s the best source of nutrition for your little one. Recently though, it seems that the thought of weaning has crossed your mind once or twice. Maybe you’re going back to work and the long commute, crazy schedule and...
09/10/2015
...Infants, especially older infants, can have trouble changing to a formula with a different taste and consistency to what they’re used to. We can’t provide medical advice, so the first and most important thing to do is to talk to your healthcare team! We’ve got a great resource, below, but here are a few points: Some feeding specialists and pediatricians often recommend sticking with the straight Neocate. This depends on the clinician – it often...
...When Makenzie was 18 months old, she suffered a serious global brain injury after choking on a cracker. After five and a half weeks in the pediatric intensive care unit and intensive rehabilitation, she was released with a feeding tube in her stomach and a prescription for a hydrolysate formula called Peptamen Jr. For 11 months Mackenzie would throw up after every feeding. Her mother, Pam, took Makenzie for allergy tests, which revealed that...
What To Expect When Starting Neocate – Transitional Side Effects
04/05/2022
We want you to better understand what to expect when starting your child on an amino acid-based formula like Neocate. Many families may have questions, especially during the first few weeks. Here are some of the most common observations from families who are starting to use Neocate ® Syneo ® Infant or Neocate ® Infant DHA/ARA. But remember: Your healthcare team is familiar with your little one’s medical care, so their advice and...
07/11/2013
...Nutrition plays an important role in proper growth during childhood. Children with food allergies must restrict certain foods from their diet, which may make them susceptible to nutritional deficiencies and growth problems. In addition to restricting allergenic foods, some children with food allergies have feeding problems which further restrict their nutritional intake. In 2002, the Journal of the American Dietetic Association published research showing that children with two or more food allergies were...
12/15/2009
...way several times a day, every day, for her whole life! It’s important to allow her time to get used to new experiences. What do we mean by “new things?” Well, your baby will need time to get used to new tastes, new textures, as well as feeding from a spoon. A lot of parents become frustrated when their baby makes a funny face or pushes the spoon away. That’s perfectly normal and it’s based...
   
 
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