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Lincoln’s baby goes into anaphylactic shock from formula allergy


Parents across the country and here in Nebraska are desperate to feed their children as shelves that once held formula milk stand empty. A Lincoln mother had to change her child’s formula. While most babies are fine, her 3-month-old went into anaphylactic shock due to an unknown allergy. It was a nightmare for a Lincoln mother who says she was just trying to feed her daughter not knowing she had a bad allergy to two ingredients in a new formula she gave her. Three-month-old Adelina is doing much better than she was. A week ago. On May 15, his mother Natalya Renteria was up in the middle of the night looking for Enfamil Gentlease. She says it was impossible to find, so she opted for a brand she had never used before. “It was in liquid form. And I was already a bit skeptical,” Renteria said. She says Adelina started getting a rash after the first bottle. “It wasn’t just his face, it was half his body. And that’s when we decided we had to get him to the doctor immediately,” the grandmother said. of Adelina, Jessica Reyes. Reyes says they rushed the baby to CHI Health Saint Elizabeth. “I said, ‘Wait, she’s not breathing,’ and the nurse turned around and grabbed her with her. We just ran after her, but it was just – it was heartbreaking because her face turned blue and she just felt so limp in my arms,” ​​Reyes said. Reyes says the doctors immediately gave Adelina allergy medicine. “Like five doctors came in and I’m right there, like crying. I did not know what to do. I didn’t know how to help her. I really couldn’t help it. I really couldn’t do anything. Adelina, it turns out, is allergic to safflower and eggs. CHI Health’s primary care medical director says formula changes can cause a range of reactions. “It can be mild, d ‘A simple rash on the baby to severe to the point of anaphylaxis, where the throat swells and the baby can potentially stop breathing,’ said Dr. Michael Schooff. CHI Health fortunately says this reaction is rare. Adelina is the first case they have seen so far since the shortage began. His family is just hoping that the store shelves will be full soon. “I hope we will bounce back and very soon because the babies are in the need. Yes, they are,” Reyes said. CHI Health says that if you start your baby on a new formula, call your doctor first and monitor your baby. Adelina’s mother says they will do further testing. about her allergies when she is 4 months old.

Parents across the country and here in Nebraska are desperate to feed their children as shelves that once held formula milk stand empty.

A Lincoln mother had to change her child’s formula. While most babies are fine, her 3-month-old went into anaphylactic shock due to an unknown allergy.

It was a nightmare for a Lincoln mother who says she was just trying to feed her daughter not knowing she had a bad allergy to two ingredients in a new formula she gave her.

Three-month-old Adelina is doing much better than just over a week ago.

On May 15, his mother Natalya Renteria was up in the middle of the night looking for Enfamil Gentlease.

She says it was impossible to find, so she opted for a brand she had never used before.

“It was in liquid form. And I was already a bit skeptical,” Renteria said.

She says Adelina started getting a rash after the first bottle.

“It wasn’t just his face, it was half his body. And that’s when we decided we had to get him to the doctor immediately,” the grandmother said. of Adelina, Jessica Reyes.

Reyes says they rushed the baby to CHI Health Saint Elizabeth.

“I said, ‘Wait, she’s not breathing,’ and the nurse turned around and grabbed her with her. We just ran after her, but it was just – it was heartbreaking because her face turned blue and she just was so limp in my arms,” Reyes said.

Reyes says doctors immediately gave Adelina allergy medication.

“Like five doctors came in and I just stood there, like crying. I didn’t know what to do. I didn’t know how to help him. I really couldn’t help him. I really couldn’t do anything. “, Renteria said.

It turns out that Adelina is allergic to safflower and eggs.

CHI Health’s primary care medical director says formula changes can cause a range of reactions.

“It can be mild, from a simple rash on the baby, to severe to the point of anaphylaxis, where the throat swells and the baby can potentially stop breathing,” Dr. Michael Schooff said.

CHI Health fortunately says that this reaction is rare.

Adelina is the first case they have seen so far since the shortage began.

Her family just hopes the store shelves will be full soon.

“I hope we bounce back and very soon because the babies are in need. Yes, they are,” Reyes said.

CHI Health says that if you are starting your baby on a new formula, call your doctor first and monitor your baby.

Adelina’s mother says they will do more extensive allergy testing when she is 4 months old.

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