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05/31/2012
...amount of gas produced during digestion, however while an infant’s digestive system is developing they are more prone to excess gas. However, the way an infant is fed can affect the amount of air entering the digestive system, resulting in even more gas that needs to work its way through the body. Bottle Feeding Technique To help prevent excess air from entering the digestive system make sure the nipple of the bottle is the right...
01/19/2012
...with a certain food, don’t give up on it or assume that your child doesn’t like it. A certain degree of “neophobia,” or the fear of new foods, is normal for toddlers and young children. According to Angela Haas, a speech language pathologist and feeding therapist with many years of experience, children may need up to 20 exposures to a new food before they will accept it. So, if the first try isn’t successful, continue...
06/25/2007
...pan with water Step 2: Place the cleaned feeding and preparation equipment into the water. Make sure that the equipment is completely covered with water and that no air bubbles are trapped. Step 3: Cover the pan with a lid and bring to a rolling boil, making sure the pan does not boil dry. Step 4: Keep the pan covered until the feeding equipment is needed. If you are interested in checking out the World...
A Mother’s Tale: Learning About My Baby’s Milk Allergy
...they said it could have been too strong of a letdown and suggested that I relieve some of my milk prior to feeding. I began researching like a mad woman. Phone in hand, determination in my soul. Something that was supposed to be natural couldn’t possibly be so difficult, right? Wrong. That morning of purging began a week-long stint of doctors visits, weight checks, days and nights of no sleep, and trying an over the...
Baby Poop: What’s Normal and What’s Not?
07/17/2018
...start on an amino acid-based hypoallergenic formula like Neocate, it may take up to 2-3 weeks for their gut to adjust and to find their “new normal.” Color, consistency, and frequency of bowel movements can differ. The type of feeding, either breastfeed or formula, as well as the mother’s diet matter as well. Below are some general guidelines to help you with your diaper content-related expectations. WHAT COLOR AND CONSISTENCY SHOULD BABY POOP BE? Your...
03/22/2011
...the digestive tract, either through a feeding tube or by eating regularly. So what exactly does it mean for the small intestine to adapt? We’ll focus on this subject in today’s blog post! What is intestinal adaptation? After a significant portion of the small intestine is removed, the remaining small intestine goes through a process of adaptation that increases its ability to absorb water and nutrients. What changes are involved in adaptation? The remaining portion...
01/21/2016
...formula within an hour to prevent spoiling. Prepared Neocate can be kept in the refrigerator for 24 hours. Visit Neocate’s mixing instructions for more information. How long can Neocate hang for tube feeding after being mixed? Four hours maximum. Discard any remaining formula after four hours and prepare a new batch. The instructions on the can say to use sterile water. I don’t know what sterile water is. How can I get it? Can I...
03/30/2016
...Unfortunately for our little guy, the infant oatmeal did not agree with him; he broke out in hives within hours. So needless to say my first experience with feeding him solid foods was not as smooth as I had hoped! After some discussion with our doctor, we decided to delay grains for our baby, allowing his GI tract to mature a little more. Instead we started infant veggies and fruits, and luckily he did great!...
   
 
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