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10/27/2016
...at birth, I learned that she was breastfed and supplemented with infant formula that was supposed to be “easier to digest.” Mom reported the baby had a difficult time transitioning from formula to cow’s milk. She decided to use a combination of alternative kinds of milk–soy and rice milk. Recently, her diet consisted mainly of rice milk since she preferred its taste. Unfortunately, rice milk is naturally a poor source of protein, unlike cow or...
10/12/2017
Many parents come to April and I with questions about introducing new foods to their child once he or she is symptom-free and growing strong. Of course, this is something you should talk about with your child’s doctor or dietitian. After all, every child – and every child’s allergy – is different. But we’ve also put together a transition guide that we think you’ll find helpful. Here are a few highlights: Only...
10/06/2012
Have you wondered how is Neocate different from hydrolyzed formulas? To understand the difference between hydrolyzed formulas and amino acid-based formulas like Neocate,it’s improtant to understand the basics of protein and the role that it plays in food allergies. Protein and Food Allergies Proteins are made up of little particles called amino acids. There are 20 different amino acids. All types of protein are by variations of linked amino acids. Protein is in...
01/06/2011
Quite often, we receive calls from families who are distraught and worried after trying five or six different infant formulas that their child with food allergies was not able to tolerate before finding Neocate, an amino acid-based formula. Often, the formulas they tried in the past were hydrolyzed, or hydrolysate, formulas (such as Alimentum and Nutramigen), which are labeled as hypoallergenic. So I often hear the question. “If this formula is hypoallergenic, why...
05/12/2016
...day, or what that rash looked like last Tuesday. Additional features include Tips & Resources: Read guidance written by healthcare professionals and other experts Allergy-friendly recipes : If you are new to the food allergy world or are in the phase of transitioning, we understand that you might be looking for delicious allergy-friendly recipes. With the app, you get access to a mobile-friendly way to browse recipes that incorporate Neocate products. Reimbursement & Coverage: Navigating...
02/16/2016
...one is transitioning to solids) Prepared water (for making Neocate) – If you have any mixing questions, we put together Neocate Mixing FAQ list Extra Neocate scoop if you didn’t premeasure your formula ahead of time Age appropriate toys Changing pad (if you have a folding one) Change of clothes…or two… or three – Remember to keep change of clothes season appropriate. In sunnier months, add a sunhat, sunblock and some bug spray. In colder...
02/04/2010
Ever wonder if your infant has the capacity to really taste his or her food? Well, this post will address the sense of taste in infancy! To start, let’s review the basics of the “gustatory system”. Taste buds on the tongue relay information to the brain, which is perceived as taste. The 5 basic tastes of any human are: sweet salty sour bitter savory (aka umami). Research shows that infants are born with...
09/12/2017
...schools. The easy peelable opening makes it very easy to pour. Neocate Splash offers flexibility as it can be consumed orally or given through a feeding tube. The new packaging travels well and is ideal for use in out-of-home settings such as daycare and schools. Neocate Splash is a sterile liquid and does not require mixing. This helps reduce the risk of mixing errors and contamination, while also saving time for caregivers. Transitioning to the...
   
 
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