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Guide to breastfeeding the infant with PKU

Guide to breastfeeding the infant with PKU

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, Public Health Service, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Maternal and Child Health and Resources Development in Rockville, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Phenylketonuria -- Diet therapy,
  • Amino acids -- Metabolism -- Disorders -- United States,
  • Breastfeeding -- United States,
  • Infants -- Nutrition -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesDHHS publication -- no. HRS-M-CH 88-12 (Oct. 1988), DHHS publication -- no. (HRS-M-CH) 88-12
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Maternal and Child Health and Resources Development
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 34 p. :
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14910870M

    As cold and flu season swings into full effect, runny noses, coughing, and body aches leave many breastfeeding mothers wondering whether some quick relief from over-the-counter medications could negatively impact their breastfeeding baby. Research shows that some cold and flu medications are better than others when it comes to breastfeeding. The timing of the addition of commercial infant formula to supplement breastfeeding or expressed mothers' milk was associated with a shorter duration of breastfeeding among infants with PKU: χ(2.

      The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 62, primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists, and pediatric specialists dedicated to the health, safety, and well-being of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. Joan Younger Meek, MD, MS, RD, FAAP, FABM, IBCLC, is a board-certified pediatrician, registered dietician, and Reviews: Your Go-To Breastfeeding Guide. Discover the most essential breastfeeding basics, the importance of nutrition, keeping track of your baby's input and more! Everything you will get: Your Go-To Breastfeeding Guide. Tips for Moms: Breastfeeding Basics. Nutrition and Breastfeeding.

    • A healthier baby means reduced costs in doctor’s visits and medicine. • Breastfeeding is cheap compared to formula feeding. • Breastfeeding is safe and convenient. Breastfeeding is the normal and most beneficial way for feeding. Your baby’s growth and development depends on the food he/she gets. Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a hereditary condition that affects your ability to break down the amino acid phenylalanine. Maternal PKU is when you have this condition while pregnant. Learn how maternal PKU may affect your baby.


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Guide to breastfeeding the infant with PKU Download PDF EPUB FB2

Introduction. D uring the early years of phenylketonuria (PKU) treatment, the standard of care for infants diagnosed with PKU included immediate weaning from breastfeeding and institution of phenylalanine (Phe)-free or low-Phe medical beverage in conjunction with standard commercial infant formula to maintain appropriate Phe levels Cited by: 7.

Guide to Breastfeeding the Infant with PKU. DHHS publication: Contributor: United States. Bureau of Maternal and Child Health and Resources Development: Edition: 2: Publisher: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Public Health Service, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Maternal and Child Health and Resources.

Guide to breastfeeding the infant with PKU. Rockville, Md.: U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, Public Health Service, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Maternal and Child Health and Resources Development, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book.

Phenylketonuria (PKU) is an inherited metabolic disorder in which an affected person is less able to process the amino acid phenylalanine. Abnormally high levels of phenylalanine in the blood and tissues can cause a variety of toxic effects, including brain damage.

All infants born in hospitals in the United States, and much of the rest of the first world, are routinely tested for PKU. Respondents in this analysis also were participants in the larger study examining the prevalence and duration of breastfeeding infants with PKU (Banta-Wright et al., ).Demographic characteristics of the mothers and infants in this report are presented in Table 1, Table 2 respectively.

In this group of mothers, breastfeeding duration ranged from Cited by: 5. having the baby. If the baby has received the newborn screening test and does not have PKU, breastfeeding is not a problem. If the baby does not have PKU, their liver is able to breakdown phenylalanine, so the phe content of breastmilk is not a concern.

However, if the Mom’s phe levels were high before the baby was born, and the baby’s. The mean duration for breastfeeding infants with PKU from to was months. Every decade, there were mothers who initiated breastfeeding, but stopped within one month (n = 16, 21%).

The maximum breastfeeding duration for breastfeeding infants with PKU between and was 24 months with a mean of approximately 9 months. Banta-Wright, Kodadek, Steiner, and Houck () revealed that breastfeeding duration in primipara mothers with PKU infants was shorter than multipara mothers with PKU infants.

In the same study, demographic data were analyzed but the effect of demographic characteristics on breastfeeding was not evaluated. The AAP continues to support the unequivocal evidence that breastfeeding protects against a variety of diseases and conditions in infants.

Resources View a collection of resources for health professionals to support breastfeeding families. YOUR GUIDE TO BREASTFEEDING Y OUR GUIDE TO BREASTFEEDING DURING AN EMERGENCY, SUCH AS A NATURAL DISASTER, BREASTFEEDING CAN SAVE YOUR BABY’S LIFE: Breastfeeding protects your baby from the risks of an unclean water.

supply. Breastfeeding can help protect your. baby against respiratory illnesses. and diarrhea. Even. Contraindications to Breastfeeding or Feeding Expressed Breast Milk to Infants. Physicians should make case-by-case assessments to determine whether a woman’s environmental exposure, her own medical condition, or the medical condition of the infant warrants her to interrupt, stop, or never start breastfeeding.

Yannicelli S, Ernest A, Heifert M, McCabe E. Guide to Breastfeeding the Infant with PKU, 2nd ed. Department of Health and Human Services Publication, No. HRS-M-CH, October Google Scholar.

If a baby does not have PKU, their body is able to breakdown the Phe in breastmilk. It is still important to remain on diet while breastfeeding your baby to minimize exposure to high levels of Phe.

Your healthcare provider can also measure the Phe levels in the baby to make sure they are not too high after breastfeeding. Get this from a library. Guide to breast feeding the infant with PKU. [Arlene E Ernest; United States.

Health Services Administration. Bureau of Community Health Services.;]. IFPSII Follow-up Study – Infant Feeding Practices Study II: a longitudinal study that followed about 2, mother-infant pairs from the third trimester throughout the first year of life.

The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding – A Call to Action to make it possible for every mother who wishes to breastfeed to be able.

In the meantime, a medication called sapropterin has come into use, as it can help to control phenylalanine levels in percent of people with PKU.

Because monitoring of phenylalanine blood levels is now highly advanced, quick, and reliable, the attitude about breastfeeding of infants with PKU is shifting. Latching baby onto your breast. In the beginning, it might take quite a few tries to get your baby into the right position — but keep trying.

First, it’s essential to know a good latch, since improper latching is the most common cause of breast 's mouth should cover both your nipple and the areola, so that baby’s mouth, tongue and lips massage milk out of your milk. So unless your baby is born with PKU, breastfeeding should not be a problem.

If your baby is born with PKU, you may be able to breastfeed providing you stay on the special PKU diet. The baby's doctor can measure the Phe level in the baby to assure it is not elevated. There is also a special low Phe infant formula available for babies with PKU. Because the advent of newborn screening, infants with PKU can be diagnosed before an insidious neurocognitive insult occurs.

During the s and the early days of screening, the standard of care for infants diagnosed with PKU was to wean them immediately from breastfeeding and to institute feedings of low-Phe medical formula in conjunction with standard commercial infant.

Infants born to a Hepatitis B surface-antigen positive mother are recommended to breastfeed. Even when there are definitive contraindications for breastfeeding, weighing the risks and benefits for both the mother and infant, may still, on the whole, promote breastfeeding over formula feeding.

Chapter 9: PKU and Pregnancy What to Expect Women may experience a variety of emotions about having a child, both before and during pregnancy.

Most parents feel concerns at one time or another about their ability to conceive, the health of a developing fetus, and how they will care for an infant. These feelings are all normal. The most authoritative, trusted guide to breastfeeding for the medical profession.

Stay informed on every aspect of breastfeeding, from basic data on the anatomical, physiological, biochemical, nutritional, immunological, and psychological aspects of human lactation, to the problems of clinical management of breastfeeding. Learn from the award Reviews: PKU Diet For Life Guide.

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