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...As a newborn baby girl, Abbigail endured sleepless nights as she fussed and squirmed in search of relief. At 10 weeks old she only weighed 8 pounds and struggled to gain weight. No matter what position her father put her in, she was uncomfortable and in pain. Her constant vomiting, gassiness and weight loss was fueled by her food allergies and gastroesophageal reflux; a condition in which food leaks backwards from the stomach into...
12/08/2009
...may be considered GERD, which can lead to more serious health problems for babies including failure to gain weight, bleeding, respiratory problems or esophagitis. So how can you tell if your child is spitting up a lot or has the more serious GERD? According to Dr. Samuel Nerko, MD, MPH from Children’s Hospital of Boston, gastroenterologists often look for the following symptoms to diagnose GERD in infants: Vomiting or spitting up frequently Pain associated with...
Neocate<sup>®</sup> Splash Helped Kennedy to Like Food Again – A Parent’s Perspective
...Over the course of the next 6 months she was diagnosed with severe GERD, delayed gastric emptying, and dairy allergy. She was doing great on formula but her medical team suggested introducing solid foods. At 6 months, we began introducing solid foods and almost every food we introduced resulted in a massive vomiting reaction. For the next two months, Kennedy was constantly sick and was admitted to hospital multiple times for food refusal. Finally, the...
...Patient History: Just a few days after she was born, Ryleigh began suffering from bouts of vomiting and constipation. The baby was inconsolable and responded to the pain by screaming and scrunching herself into a ball. “Our newborn baby was absolutely miserable and nothing was making her happy,” says Ryleigh’s mother Michelle. “We felt completely helpless.” Nutritional Management and Outcome: Ryleigh’s family took her to countless visits to the pediatrician. The co-payments piled up,...
06/29/2010
...the body at once. Fortunately, this can be treated with the prescription drug epinephrine, which is available on-the-go in small auto-injectors. Common food allergy symptoms include: Skin rash or hives; Swelling of the tongue and throat; Breathing problems including asthma; Vomiting and/or diarrhea; and Abdominal pain and cramping. Currently, there are no medications that cure food allergies, so it is necessary for children and adults with food allergies to avoid allergenic foods. It is critical...
...Patient History: Sawyer was only one month old when she began to suffer from projectile vomiting, skin rashes, chronic cold symptoms and constipation. She was always extremely fussy while eating and would cry inconsolably until she fell asleep. Sawyer’s pediatrician said that she had colic and acid reflux and that after treating both of those conditions her symptoms would pass. Unfortunately, as time went on, Sawyer’s condition continued to worsen and Sawyer’s mother Staci...
A Mother’s Tale: Learning About My Baby’s Milk Allergy
...body to begin healing. At the completion of the 24 hours, we began a slow and steady feeding regimen. That was when we were introduced to Neocate. My daughter’s feedings were small; a half ounce of Neocate every other hour to start. She tolerated it amazingly. No vomiting, no gas, no blood in her stools. She graduated to every hour and before we knew it, she was taking an ounce every hour. Throughout the week...
12/02/2016
...it doesn’t necessarily mean they have GERD, which is gastroesophageal reflux disease. If the reflux is persistent and happens more than twice a week, then it may be considered GERD, which can lead to more serious health problems for babies including failure to gain weight, bleeding, respiratory problems or esophagitis. A gastroenterologist can help diagnose and manage GERD. Some or all of the following symptoms may indicate your baby could have GERD: Vomiting or spitting...
   
 
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