Friday, April 18, 2014

Feeding

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Infants and children with GERD (acid reflux) will have an especially hard time feeding or eating on their own due to the intense pain reflux can cause.  Parents and caretakers of children with reflux should take care to notices nonverbal cues that an infant or child will give during a feeding that indicate when the child is full, comfortable or uncomfortable.  There is also special formula for children who cannot stomach breast milk or standard baby formula.

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When you think about it, everyone has a strong opinion about food and eating. One adult may crave crunchy, salty chips while another needs to have a piece of chocolate each day. So why are we surprised when a baby expresses strong opinions about the different flavors and textures of baby formula and pureed food?    Adults with…

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Jan Gambino, Health Guide, commented on Sleep feeding in Infants-new survey… Hello! I would continue with the doctors plan. It is important to find out…

03/27/11

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Jan Gambino, Health Guide, commented on Feeding Strike Hello, I would be worried too. If you think your baby is dehydrated, it is best to seek emergency care.…

02/14/11

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Jan Gambino, Health Guide, posted Ask the Expert: Feeding Therapy…   Infants and children with reflux often face feeding challenges. For…

02/10/11

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Jan Gambino, Health Guide, commented on Ending sleep feeding: what works and… Hello Jenn,   I will try to contact Bao for you. I want to make sure…

02/01/11

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