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Recently, several brands of baby formula were recalled, according to the Chicago Tribune. The baby formulas were recalled because they reportedly caused one baby to become severely ill and two babies to die. The baby formulas that the children consumed were contaminated with Cronobacter sakazakii and Salmonella Newport. Cronobacter sakazakii can cause newborns to develop necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC).

What Is Necrotizing Enterocolitis?

Necrotizing enterocolitis is a very dangerous intestinal problem. It can cause the small or large intestine to become inflamed. NEC can be fatal if left untreated or if treatment is delayed. This is especially true for newborns suffering from necrotizing enterocolitis. Premature babies in particular are at risk of severe complications if they develop NEC. Premature babies, especially those born prior to 37 weeks into a pregnancy, are at risk of developing health problems if they are fed baby formula containing cow’s milk. Powdered cow’s milk baby formula contaminated with Salmonella and Cronobacter sakazakii is believed to be the cause of this most recent outbreak of necrotizing enterocolitis.

Necrotizing Enterocolitis Symptoms

The symptoms that babies display when they develop necrotizing enterocolitis are similar to those they exhibit when they are suffering from other gastrointestinal conditions. Still, it is important parents know what symptoms to look out for, so that they can recognize something is wrong and take their child to the doctor as soon as possible. Below are common symptoms associated with NEC:

  • Apnea (pauses in breathing)
  • Red, tender, or swollen belly
  • Low heart rate and/or low blood pressure
  • Lethargy
  • Vomit (green colored usually)
  • Unstable body temperature
  • Diarrhea, bloody stool, blood in urine, and constipation
  • Problems feeding

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