A nurse is educating the parents of a newborn that has been diagnosed with phenylketonuria (PKU). Which of these statements indicates that the nurse needs to do further education on the nature and management of this disorder?
“We understand that our child can develop mental retardation and movement disorders if we do not care from him properly.”
“We will need to provide daily supplementation of tyrosine.”
“We have the option to breastfeed our child or feed him with special formula while he is an infant.”
“Our child will be able to eat more protein once he reaches adolescence.”
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