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0-6m + 6-12m - rec daily intake
-energy? protein?

0-6 - 115 kcal/kg, 2.2 g/kg
6-12m - 95 kcal/kg, 2.0 g/kg

2

Risk of failure to thrive from restricted energy intake is greatest when?
signs of overfeeding?

first 6m
GI reflux, obesity, lactose overload (cramps, gas, watery stools, crying)

3

Advantages of breastfeeding?

ideal nutrition
red risk of GI infection + NEC
enhances relationship
red risk of IDDM/HTN + obesity in later life
Mum red Br Ca risk

4

Complications of breastfeeding

unknown quantities
disease transmission
env contaminants
less flexible than formula
risk of breast milk jaundice
nutrient inadequacies

5

foods to avoid if weaned to solids before 6m?

wheat, eggs, fish, food high in salt sugar or honey

6

Formula is based on Cows milk - what is wrong with cow's milk that needs modifying?

cows milk has too much protein/electrolytes and inadequate iron/vitamins

7

When might specialised formula be needed?

CMPI/allergy
lactose intolerance (coeliac)
CF
neonatal cholestatic disease,
post neonatal intestinal resection

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