Diagnosis of feeding and nutrition problems in premature babiesDDiagnosis of feeding and nutrition problems in premature babiesDiagnosis of feeding and nutrition problems in premature babiesEnglishNeonatology;GastrointestinalPremature;Newborn (0-28 days);Baby (1-12 months)Esophagus;Stomach;Small Intestine;Large Intestine/ColonDigestive systemNAPrenatal Adult (19+)NA2009-10-31T04:00:00ZChris Tomlinson, MBChB, BSc11.000000000000048.0000000000000176.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn about the various techniques used to diagnose gastrointestinal (GI) tract problems. Blood tests to indicate the baby?s metabolic state are important.</p><p>Different techniques are used to diagnose gastrointestinal problems, including blood tests. Some signs and symptoms are also indicators of what the condition could be.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Blood tests and metabolic tests are used to diagnose problems of the GI tract.</li> <li>Symptoms such as vomiting and feed intolerance can also indicate what they condition may be.</li></ul>
Diagnostic des problèmes d’alimentation et de nutrition chez les bébés prématurésDDiagnostic des problèmes d’alimentation et de nutrition chez les bébés prématurésDiagnosis of feeding and nutrition problems in premature babiesFrenchNeonatology;GastrointestinalPremature;Newborn (0-28 days);Baby (1-12 months)Esophagus;Stomach;Small Intestine;Large Intestine/ColonDigestive systemNAPrenatal Adult (19+)NA2009-10-31T04:00:00ZChris Tomlinson, MBChB, BSc11.000000000000048.0000000000000176.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Apprenez au sujet des différentes techniques utilisées pour diagnostiquer les troubles de l’appareil gastro-intestinal (GI). Des formules sanguines sont importantes pour indiquer l’état métabolique du bébé.</p><p>Plusieurs techniques sont utilisées pour diagnostiquer les troubles de l’appareil gastro-intestinal (GI). Some signs and symptoms are also indicators of what the condition could be.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Des formules sanguines et des tests métaboliques sont utilisés afin de diagnostiquer les troubles de l’appareil gastro-intestinal (GI).</li> <li>Des vomissements et une intolérance générale à l’alimentation peuvent aussi indiquer la nature de la maladie.</li></ul>

 

 

Diagnosis of feeding and nutrition problems in premature babies1803.00000000000Diagnosis of feeding and nutrition problems in premature babiesDiagnosis of feeding and nutrition problems in premature babiesDEnglishNeonatology;GastrointestinalPremature;Newborn (0-28 days);Baby (1-12 months)Esophagus;Stomach;Small Intestine;Large Intestine/ColonDigestive systemNAPrenatal Adult (19+)NA2009-10-31T04:00:00ZChris Tomlinson, MBChB, BSc11.000000000000048.0000000000000176.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn about the various techniques used to diagnose gastrointestinal (GI) tract problems. Blood tests to indicate the baby?s metabolic state are important.</p><p>Different techniques are used to diagnose gastrointestinal problems, including blood tests. Some signs and symptoms are also indicators of what the condition could be.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Blood tests and metabolic tests are used to diagnose problems of the GI tract.</li> <li>Symptoms such as vomiting and feed intolerance can also indicate what they condition may be.</li></ul><figure><img alt="preemie twins in knitted caps" src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/preemie_twins2_EN.jpg" /> </figure> <p>In the womb, nutritional needs of the fetus are met by the mother via the placenta and umbilical cord. After birth, it is up to the baby. Normally, a baby will begin feeding right away from the breast. For some premature babies though, this may not be possible.</p><p>Many different techniques are used to diagnose problems of the gastrointestinal tract (GI). Blood tests and other tests that can indicate the baby’s metabolic state are especially important. Often, tests of this nature will give an indication of where and how severe the problem is. </p><p>Vomiting and a general intolerance to feeding are also possible signs of a digestive system problem. It should be noted that all healthy babies vomit at some point for one non-serious reason or another. </p><h4>More information</h4><ul><li> <a href="/Article?contentid=1842&language=English">Feeding and nutrition of premature babies</a></li> <li> <a href="/Article?contentid=1864&language=English">Ongoing care of feeding and nutrition problems in premature babies</a> </li></ul>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/preemie_twins2_EN.jpgDiagnosis of feeding and nutrition problems in premature babies

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