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Pregnancy and PKU 2nd trimester booklet

Maintaining PHE levels during your 2nd trimester of pregnancy

Week 13 through 26 is considered the second trimester of your pregnancy. View PKU & Pregnancy: What to Expect blog here View Low Protein Diet Tips To Help You Get Through The 1st Trimester Of Pregnancy blog here During this time, you will continue to work closely with your clinic as only they can provide …

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Low protein diet tips to help you get through the 1st trimester of pregnancy

Congratulations on your pregnancy! These are exciting times. Don’t forget, working closely with your clinic is important before, during and after pregnancy. Your clinic can provide the best guidance for you and your baby. Once your blood phenylalanine (PHE) levels are well-controlled and you become pregnant you enter the first of three trimesters associated with …

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Tips from college student on how to maintain a low protein diet while at school

Reflections from a rising sophomore managing PKU and a busy schedule This time last year as James Fryer was beginning his first year of college at Willamette University, he knew he was heading into a big life transition. Some of the adjustments proved more stressful than he anticipated. “Always remembering, on my own, to have …

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Helpful ways to prepare for back-to-school for a 7th grader with PKU

Tips and wisdom from a parent of a PKU 7th grader “I feel like I’m pulled in four different directions all summer!” says Heather Bomar of Brentwood, Tennessee, in describing her busy but fun summer season. Her four children, including 12-year-old Ellis who has classical Phenylketonuria (PKU), do a variety of activities over the summer. …

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Education Tools to Help you Understand PKU and other Metabolic Disorders

Do you have questions about inborn errors of metabolism like PKU, MSUD, or MMA/PA? We’re here to support you with easy-to-understand education tools. As part of our Nutricia Connect support platform, we offer easy-to-understand education materials that provide information on complex disorders like PKU, MSUD, and others. We’re here to support you as you educate …

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