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12/08/2009
...Does it seem like your baby spits up all the time? Do you have to constantly change their clothes (and yours) because they have trouble keeping formula or breastmilk down? If this sounds like your little one, you might be dealing with either GER or GERD. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) a more serious form of Gastroesophageal reflux (GER), which is very common. According to the National Institutes of Health, GER occurs when the...
07/15/2010
...Our post today is a guest blog entry from Brittney, one of the founders of the Reflux Rebels, a support group for parents of children with reflux, MSPI and other GI issues. You can also find the Reflux Rebels on BabyCenter, where they have an active group of over 1,800 parents. We’d like to thank her for guest blogging for us. I’m Brittney, a stay-at-home-mom to three beautiful kids; 2 bouncing, beautiful girls and...
12/02/2016
...GERD vs. EOE – Do you know the difference between GERD vs. EOE? Did you know that gastroesophageal reflux (GER) in infants is very common? According to the National Institutes of Health, about half of all infants spit up in the first 3 months of life and it typically resolves by 12-14 months of age. GER occurs when the lower esophageal sphincter, which is the opening between the esophagus and stomach, opens spontaneously,...
10/21/2010
...Experiencing no breathing problems from the vomiting then your little one is what pediatricians call a “happy spitter” and no treatment is needed. Infant Reflux and GERD Reflux occurs when the contents of the stomach flow back up into the esophagus. When reflux is severe, it can progress to a more serious condition such as GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). GERD symptoms include heartburn, regurgitation of food or sour liquid, difficulty swallowing, coughing, wheezing and chest...
06/17/2010
...To follow up on Mallory’s post on Dysphagia, GERD, and Silent Aspiration in children, in this post we discuss the use of thickeners. We’ll also share some thickener options and questions you should ask the healthcare team. Your child’s healthcare team may recommend a thickener to help manage: reflux (“GER”), also called spitting up in infants dysphagia (trouble or difficulty swallowing), and/or aspiration (when fluid or food getting into the lungs) If your little...
Symptom Checker
08/24/2017
There can be a number of potential causes for the pain your little one feels. With such an array of symptoms, how can you tell if baby has a milk allergy? A milk allergy or milk-allergy-associated issue can easily be overlooked. Your healthcare professional can diagnose if your child has a food allergy. If you suspect your child may have a food allergy, these 8 questions can help you talk to your healthcare...
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
09/25/2017
Eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE, is a condition typically caused by food allergies. (It is sometimes referred to as eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders or EGIDs). Eosinophilic esophagitis causes inflammation of the esophagus due to a build-up of eosinophils, a type of blood cell. Symptoms can be painful, and may include trouble swallowing, nausea, regurgitation, heartburn, abdominal or chest pain and weight loss. Read on to learn more about EoE and how Neocate can...
Cow Milk Allergy
08/01/2017
​Cow milk, a childhood staple and a key source of vital nutrients, is also responsible for the most common food allergy in early life. Learn more about the symptoms that a milk allergy may cause and how Neocate can...
   
 
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