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1. Coping with colic

Colic affects up to one in five babies, making it one of the most common gastrointestinal complaints in babies.

2. Reflux

Also called regurgitation, reflux occurs when the stomach contents are brought back up into the oesophagus or mouth.

3. Constipation

The frequency and consistency of a baby's stools can vary, but symptoms of constipation are easy to spot.

4. Diarrhoea

If there is a sudden change in consistency to loose or watery stools, it is classed as diarrhoea.

5. Lactose intolerance

Food allergies and food intolerances are not the same and it is essential to understand how to distinguish between the two.

6. Cows' milk allergy

Cows’ milk allergy (CMA) is the most common food allergy in infants and is most often seen in those that are formula-fed.

7. Infant eczema

Intact cows’ milk protein can increase the risk of eczema in babies with a family history of allergy.

8. Faltering growth

Faltering growth, or failure to thrive, is when a baby does not gain weight at the expected rate.

9. Pre-term/low birthweight babies

Pre-term babies have minimal body reserves of nutrients and immature body systems.

10. Ask the experts

If a baby requires a specialist milk, parents may have more questions than usual. Here’s what our experts advise.

11. Training & CPD

This module looks at specialist infant formula milks.

12. Product information

When babies are suffering from feeding problems, a healthcare professional may recommend a nutritional solution.



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