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Doctor insights on: Alimentum Formula

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Alimentum formula is what?

Alimentum formula is what?

Elemental formula: Alimentum is a baby formula made up basic nutritional fats & sugars with proteins that have been broken down into aminoacids. This approach allows the formula to be given to kids with cow or soy allergy which are the proteins used for most baby formulas. ...Read more

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My baby has had a rash since two weeks old she is now drinking alimentum formula and still has a rash.Any sugestions?

My baby has had a rash since two weeks old she is now drinking alimentum formula and still has a rash.Any sugestions?

Other causes: Can be environment exposure from a multitude of causes, can simply be dry skin. Alimentum is very rarely necessary. I would speak to your pediatrician for ideas. ...Read more

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Can I mix baby formula with water?

Can I mix baby formula with water?

Depends: The powdered formula is designed to mix with any approved source of regular tap water.You do not have to buy "baby water" sold in stores. If you are comfortable about the safety of your home tap water it is fine for formula use. Ready to feed formulas should not be diluted with water. If your area or house has rusty pipes and questionable water, use bottled water instead. ...Read more

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How long is baby formula good out of the refrigerator?

How long is baby formula good out of the refrigerator?

5 Hours: Rule of 5s: 5 hours on the counter, 5 days in the refrigerator and 5 months in the freezer. This is true for both formula and breast milk. ...Read more

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Do I have to feed my baby formula when I go back to work?

Do I have to feed my baby formula when I go back to work?

No: Depending on the situation at work, a breastfeeding mom may be able to have someone bring the baby in for the mom to breastfeed; or more likely, the mom will pump milk at work and bring it home at the end of each workday. ...Read more

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Should I give my baby formula so he can get used to the taste?

Should I give my baby formula so he can get used to the taste?

Not necessary: Formula is just a manmade liquid diet for infants and meant to be a complete food. It doesn't taste particularly good, but it is complete nutrition for an infant. For a small infant, it will be the only food s/he is taking. For an older infant, closer to 12 months and eating food, formula may not be necessary. ...Read more

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