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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Does Your Infant Require Thickened Liquids?

Today he FDA issued a warning to parents and physicians to NOT give "SimplyThick" to infants born before 37 weeks. Please GO HERE to read the full alert.

From the website:

"Do not feed the thickening product called SimplyThick to infants born before 37 weeks because it may cause a life-threatening condition.
This advice to parents, caregivers, and health care providers from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is based on reports of infants with necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in which tissue in the intestines becomes inflamed and dies....."

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