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Gastroesophageal Reflux in Infants by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What is gastroesophageal reflux (GER)? Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) occurs when stomach contents reflux, or back up, into the esophagus during or after a meal. The esophagus is the tube that connects the mouth to the stomach. A ring of muscle at the bottom of the esophagus opens and closes to allow food to enter the stomach. This ring o ... Read on »
Mark Blaxill and Boyd Haley Respond to Pichichero et. al. Thimerosal Mercury Excretion Study by Ginger T. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 10:34pm Comment from Boyd Haley: ...Attached is a letter Mark Blaxill and I prepared and sent to the Pediatrics Journal in response to a Pichichero et al. study which claimed thimerosal (or ethyl mercury) left the body to fast to be toxic. Pediatrics refused to publish it which showed a total lack of support for any scientific debate in this ... Read on »
Thickened Feedings for Infants and Children: Moved this to a larger post as I have rocked the world of too many therapists by Cheri Fraker Posted Sun 19 Oct 2008 12:00am Thickening: For More On Pediatric Dysphagia, See the Cochrane Reviews http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/mrwhome/106568753/HOME Controversial subject! How thick do you go? Don't we as therapists thicken liquids as one of our big guns of feeding therapy? Here are some of my thoughts. I think thickening is not doing therapy. Now, ... Read on »
The Color of Baby Poop by Baby Health Blog .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 4:36pm Hello! My name is Nita Parsnani and this is my first blog entry as part of the Baby Health Blog team. Let me start off by saying that I am very excited to start this journey with Steven, Sarah, Christine and you! Here’s some information about me: I was born and raised in Wakefield, Rhode Island, which I have to say is a great place! I gra ... Read on »
The Color of Baby Poop by Baby Health Blog .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 6:20pm Hello! My name is Nita Parsnani and this is my first blog entry as part of the Baby Health Blog team. Let me start off by saying that I am very excited to start this journey with Steven, Sarah, Christine and you! Here’s some information about me: I was born and raised in Wakefield, Rhode Island, which I have to say is a great place! I ... Read on »
Breast milk induces immune system genes in intestines by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 17 May 2010 12:00am UIUC.edu - What is the big difference between breast milk and infant formula? The ability to track which genes are operating in an infant’s intestine has allowed University of Illinois scientists to compare the early development of breast-fed a ... Read on »
Treating jaundice in newborn babies by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 11 Jan 2012 7:35am This article describes the tests and treatments for jaundiceA term used to describe a yellow tinge to the skin and a yellowing of the whites of the eyes. It is caused by a build up of bilirubin in the blood. in babies. This will be of interest to anyone whose infant has prolonged jaundice o ... Read on »
What About the Littlest Ones? Recognizing Food Allergies in Babies by Baby Health Blog .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 6:20pm I read this article by Jessica Snyder Sachs a few days ago in Parenting magazine. I think it’s a great article with a focus on how to prevent allergies in school-age children. It’s definitely worth checking out, but I do wish she had included some information on food allergies in babies. Food Allergies are scary for any parent, but they ... Read on »
FDA Warns Not to Feed SimplyThick to Premature Infants by FDA Posted Fri 20 May 2011 4:53pm For slideshow captions, click the play button in the center, the full screen icon in the lower right corner, then "Show Info" in the upper right corner. Download these photos from Flickr. ... Read on »
Symptoms and Updates by Michelle Patient Expert Posted Thu 23 Apr 2009 12:57am Several people have asked if Kayla had any symptoms of Celiac Disease, or what led to her being tested for it, and also how things are going with the diet now. So, I figured it was time for a little update. Symptoms for CD can be mild to severe and some people with the disease don't even have symptoms, also called "silent celiac disease." ... Read on »