Reflux Management

  • Guide to differences with allergy and intolerance

    Guide to differences with allergy and intolerance

    Food reactions are common, but most are caused by a food intolerance rather than a food allergy. A food intolerance can cause some of the same signs and symptoms as a food allergy, so people often confuse the two. A true food allergy causes an immune system reaction that affects numerous organs in the body. [...]
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  • Jayden’s Story

    Jayden’s Story

    When Jayden was born in March, I knew instantly that something wasn’t quite right. Those first couple of feeds soon projected from his tiny mouth and all over his new baby grow. Frustrated, I asked the nurse for advice who force fed him and that soon ended up all over her. Nevertheless, they insisted it [...]
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  • Rob & Suzanne’s Story

    Rob & Suzanne’s Story

    I have two gorgeous sons and I wouldn’t change them for the world but life has been fairly traumatic since they arrived. Our eldest son had stomach surgery at 3weeks old – his reflux was so bad the paediatricians thought he had a more serious medical condition and sent us to London for emergency surgery. [...]
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  • Formula: Neocate

    Formula: Neocate

    Neocate is a group of powdered products which consist of Neocate Active, Neocate Advance and Neocate LCP. Neocate is designed for babies and young children who have an allergy to ‘cow protein milk’ in particular. Neocate is considered a hypoallergenic powdered formula meaning it is relatively unlikely to cause an allergic reaction in children and babies, allowing it [...]
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  • Cows’ milk allergy in young going undiagnosed, claims charity

    Cows’ milk allergy in young going undiagnosed, claims charity

    The charity Allergy UK is calling for more awareness of cows’ milk allergy, after a report revealed nearly half of children have to wait three months for a correct diagnosis. The report ‘The Challenge of Delayed Reactions’, found that of the parents surveyed, whose children have been diagnosed with cows’ milk allergy (CMA), nearly one [...]
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  • Guide to Feeding Intolerance in Babies

    Guide to Feeding Intolerance in Babies

    Feeding intolerance occurs when a baby is unable to eat and digest food without becoming ill. The condition affects both premature and full-term infants. Feeding intolerance may be difficult for parents to manage, as feedings often are a time of bonding with a baby. Instead, parents may be faced with an infant who screams and [...]
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  • Allergenic foods in infancy

    Allergenic foods in infancy

    Around 6% of children in the UK will develop food allergies and these can vary in severity from mild to life threatening. Ongoing research is investigating whether early diet (either inclusion or avoidance of specific foods) can have an impact on the later development of food allergy. Health professionals in the UK recommend avoiding the introduction [...]
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  • Early introduction of solids & allergy

    Early introduction of solids & allergy

    The EAT Study group suggests that the window of opportunity to prevent food allergies developing may be very early in life. Emerging information from the LEAP study (looking at Peanut Allergy) reveals that infants are sensitized to foods that can cause allergies far earlier than previously realized. 10% of infants under 6 months of age who [...]
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  • Gemma’s Story

    Gemma’s Story

    I’d like to share my experiences My daughter was born in June, she’s now 3 months old. Having had a wonderful pregnancy (not even morning sickness), I also went on to have an amazing birthing experience, my daughter came out in water happily. As I had intended to breastfeed, the initial few days were okay [...]
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  • Eggs & Reflux

    Eggs & Reflux

    What’s in a hen’s egg?  Hen’s eggs consist of a protective eggshell, albumen (egg white), and vitellus (egg yolk), contained within various thin membranes. The most popular choice for egg consumption are chicken eggs. Other popular choices for eating egg are duck and quail. They supply all essential amino acids for humans and several vitamins / minerals in significant [...]
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  • My Weaning Journey – Grace

    My Weaning Journey – Grace

    A little about our weaning journey that made the biggest improvement to our little sunshine… With baby S not gaining as much weight as expected and the constant feeding of Milk (I’d split all his feeds in half) literally 120ml bottle every hour and 20minutes (that cannot be pre prepared as reflux formula) it was [...]
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  • Allergy – When to Start Weaning?

    Allergy – When to Start Weaning?

    The optimum ‘weaning window’ has a long history of causing parental anxiety, but even health professionals can become confused over the variable guidelines on offer. Specialist paediatric allergy dietitian Dr Lisa Waddell casts light on the latest evidence and recommendations. Introduction of solids to a baby, also known as complementary feeding, is commonly referred to [...]
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