Flashcards in 3 - Paeds - Gastro - Nutrition Deck (7):
0-6m + 6-12m - rec daily intake
0-6 - 115 kcal/kg, 2.2 g/kg
6-12m - 95 kcal/kg, 2.0 g/kg
Risk of failure to thrive from restricted energy intake is greatest when?
signs of overfeeding?
GI reflux, obesity, lactose overload (cramps, gas, watery stools, crying)
Advantages of breastfeeding?
red risk of GI infection + NEC
red risk of IDDM/HTN + obesity in later life
Mum red Br Ca risk
Complications of breastfeeding
less flexible than formula
risk of breast milk jaundice
foods to avoid if weaned to solids before 6m?
wheat, eggs, fish, food high in salt sugar or honey
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