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which milk powder is best farex or lactogen

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
No!!: It is a hormone produced by the placenta which in turn stimulates the breasts to make milk.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
GI illness: Is your baby well grown? Any travel? Daycare? contacts with illness? Any blood in his stool? This may be a viral illness which causes vomiting an ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Why is he on it ?: You get the most focused answer on this site if you provide background information for your question. Why is the kid on this to begin with ? By age 19 ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Check temperature : If the baby has a fever,please see your pediatrician right away. A change in formula can be discussed with your pediatrician, and a switch to soy base ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Healthtap Doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends on brand: If it does not specify added nutrients or vitamins, such as vit d or anything else on the label, then the nutrition is similar to non-powdered milk.
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A male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Breast is best: Breast milk contains all the nutrients that your baby requires and also provides contents that protect against infection. It also enhances maternal/ne ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Chernay
Specializes in Pediatrics
Similac: Similac is produced by abbot . A very reputable and trusted company..
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
First why use it at-: -all you need 50gms/day, ,and only need sublimation if you are on an active weight training program, & need it only on days of hard work outs. As ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Why powder vs. REAL: Lots of evidence humans perform best with love & eating real food, not from other animals or stuff processed out of food/food wastes. Careful of domin ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
Yes!: The colon needs water & fiber to function normally. If you're not drinking > 64 ounces of fluids/day, or < 50 g of fiber a day, your colon can't work ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
No endorsement: We do not endorse specific products or treatments here. In regards to your question i would choose the one with the least carbohydrates or sugar and t ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satish Sundar
33 years experience Pediatrics
No good data: Our science (MD) has not studied this product or it's active ingredients. It may have some data on efficacy, but typically we do not prescribe such me ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
47 years experience Neonatology
All good!: To pass FDA most milks have minor variations from each other. Check out the label as some additives that promote healthy retinal development. Some inf ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Soy Not Good Either: Food protein-induced proctitis caused by proteins from cow's milk, which are ingested through breast milk or standard cow's milk based formulas. Soy m ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
This: This sounds healthy and it will be good source of calcium and vitamin d if you do not regular milk. Almond milk is good too.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Either...: I know no good studies to guide the answer to your question so I will give you my opinion: Either one is fine and both contain good things like omeg ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Calcium: Yes you can take calcium and your pharmacist will advise you about the best one to buy. That said, unless you are allergic to milk, there is plenty of ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Very similar: UHT milk can be deficient in Vit B12, C, and thiamine, but otherwise has a slightly longer shelf life and is very similar nutritionally to HTST, or co ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bhavin Patel
24 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Elemental formula: Either neocate or elecare. Both of these are elemental formulas that are made up of Amino Acids without the cow's milk or soy protein.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Depends....: Soy and almond milk are gluten & dairy-free, suitable for allergy to milk products or celiac sprue. Avoid almond milk if you have tree-nut allergies, ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jyoti Ramakrishna
35 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Partially hydrolysed: It seems ronalac is a partially pre-digested formula and there is an 'ac' or anticonstipation version with prebiotics. Check with your doctor if this ... Read More
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A 7-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Should be OK: Should not affect digestion or absorption.

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