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Short Bowel Syndrome & Malabsorption
...​Short bowel syndrome (SBS) occurs when a large portion of the small intestine and/or colon is removed. A shortened small bowel is a serious condition which makes it difficult to get the nutrition needed to grow because of malabsorption and intolerance of normal nutrition. Malabsorption can also be part of other allergic & gastrointestinal conditions. Neocate – easy to digest and absorb – can be part of the solution.  ...
...Short bowel syndrome and TPN can be overwhelming at times for parents and caregivers. If your little one is struggling we hope that the following information will be helpful for both of you. Short bowel syndrome (SBS) is a digestive disorder that occurs when a significant portion of the intestinal tract does not function properly. It usually occurs as a result of surgery to remove a significant portion of the intestinal tract. In infants,...
...We’ve talked about Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) in previous posts. Our last post on SBS talked about how the small intestine is the absorption hub on the GI tract. When part of the small intestine is removed, you lose that important area for water and nutrient absorption and your body is no longer able to utilize the food and liquid that you consume. For this reason, total parental nutrition (TPN) may be necessary at...
Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome
...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 help....
...Anytime your child is sick can be an anxious time as a parent. A diagnosis can bring some comfort, but not always. One diagnosis that can concern any parent is the diagnosis of “Failure to Thrive.” Failure to thrive (or growth faltering) can be a potential sign or symptom of food allergies in infants. Many parents can feel that they have done something wrong, or perhaps failed their little one somehow. It is...
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...Failure to Thrive treated in infants and children? Depending on the cause of FTT, it may be easier than you think to help your little one gain the proper weight he or she needs to get back on the growth charts. If it’s caused by a disease or condition such as GERD, Short Bowel Syndrome or a milk protein allergy, you may want to introduce an elemental formula such as Neocate. This will not only...
Baby Poop: What’s Normal and What’s Not?
...At Neocate, we get a lot of dirty questions from new parents starting on Neocate products. By messy, we mean questions about dirty diapers and baby poop. In this post, we’ll walk you through some of the most common questions related to what’s in your little one’s diapers – poop, bowel movements, poo, stool. We will tackle the issues that you might be too shy to ask. What is a normal baby poop? What...

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