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02/17/2011
...of your child’s food and drinks. *Update* Eosinophilic Esophagitis Our previous post focused on GERD as it relates to dysphagia and silent aspiration but in this post, I want to mention Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), which is another condition that is linked to dysphagia and silent aspiration. Patients with EoE may have feeding problems, vomiting, dysphagia, abdominal pain or food impaction. In fact, a recent study urged professionals to screen for EoE when patients present with...
01/07/2015
...for this post. How do I know if I need a registered dietitian? Food allergies result in the elimination of more than just food, they can lead to decreased quality of life and nutrition. A registered dietitian can ensure adequate nutrition, aid in meeting feeding milestones and improve quality of day to day living with food allergies. You can also be educated on how to find appropriate substitutions and label reading. Whether you have just...
02/28/2012
...a child has swallowing problems, the physician or feeding specialist may recommend altering the consistency of liquids and solids in the diet to make swallowing easier. Sometimes the physician may recommend thickening with rice cereal, and other times they will recommend a commercial thickener such as Thick-It. In the case of dysphagia, there is no problem using a thickener with Neocate, so long as it is recommended by a healthcare provider and it contains no...
07/29/2014
Today’s guest blog comes from Ellie Sears. Ellie is a wife of 12 years and a stay-at-home-mom to a beautiful three-year-old girl. Ellie and her daughter both have food allergies. Ellie enjoys homemaking and trying new food allergy-friendly recipes. She stays active in advocating for food allergy awareness through her blog and in her hometown. Ellie blogs about life with food allergies at blessedlittlefamily.wordpress.com. What’s for dinner tonight? A year ago, I could...
07/30/2013
...healthcare team for guidance. Before you do, we have developed a some handouts that may help you have that discussion. Look on this resources page for guides on Transitioning to Neocate and Feeding Tips for a Successful Transition. We hope the answers to these questions help you when starting Neocate. As always, if you have questions about using the formula, please give our Nutrition Specialist team a call at 1-800-365-7354, Mo-Fr, 8:30am-5:00pm, ET. -Christine Graham-Garo,...
Neocate<sup>®</sup> Splash helps Remy Supplement his Elimination Diet to Manage Nutritional Gaps
...so glad I did! Managing EoE with an Elimination Diet & Neocate Splash Supplementing with Neocate was the best decision my healthcare team and I made for Remy. Previously, we were feeding Remy rice milk, after the soy formula caused issues. But, we noticed that he wasn’t growing properly and realized that he wasn’t getting all the nutrients that he needed to grow. After a few food trials and fails, Remy took Neocate as his...
8 Common Signs and Symptoms of a Cow Milk Allergy
05/07/2018
...feeding is the hallmark sign.) Digestive: Persistent Gassiness Gas happens when there is excess air in the stomach or intestines. This can result in discomfort, burping, or passing gas. Discomfort can cause an infant to be “fussy”, “cranky”, or “colicky.” All babies have gas, but when it occurs with several other signs, it signals a possible allergy to cow milk. Skin: Unexplained Rash There are many causes for skin rashes, like atopic dermatitis (eczema) or...
02/09/2010
As a parent, it’s hard to hear that your child has been diagnosed with Failure to Thrive, often written as “FTT.” I often talk to parents who are confused by the diagnosis and not sure exactly what it means, so I thought I’d take the time today to answer some basic questions. For those who don’t know, FTT is a medical term and is used to describe poor weight gain over an...
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