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Is Enfamil canada same as enfamil philippines?

Is Enfamil canada same as enfamil philippines?

Formula types: Enfamil is just a brand name. It is impossible to say whether one is the same as the other unless you specify which type of formula. And there may be minor differences in different countries, as different governments may mandate different amounts of certain vitamins and minerals be added to the formula in their country. ...Read more

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What can I expect when switching from simlac to enfamil?

Nothing special: If you are changing from the cow milk based product of one for the other, there is no significant difference in the products that could cause a predictable problem. If you change from a cow milk based to a soy there will likely be some change in stool frequency or consistency. ...Read more

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Will drinking enfamil help me to gain weight?

More calories: We gain weight by consuming more calories than we burn. Many supplements are available for that purpose. Infant formula is not made for adults, . Ensure boost and scandi shakes can aid. Seeing a nutritionist may also help you see where there are areas f your diet that can be improved by eating more calorie dense foods. Dried fruits and nuts are calorie dense and can help add calories. ...Read more

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How do enfragrow, enfamil and similac 2 differ?

Similar: Most milks are standardized with minimal differences now. The milk companies have made great strides in improving their products but they agree that mothers' milk is best. If you really want to investigate differences-you can read the websites for the companies online and they will tout their benefits. ...Read more

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Whats the difference between enfragrow, enfamil and similac 2?

Whats the difference between enfragrow, enfamil and similac 2?

Baby's formulas: Infants formulas: enfamil and similac 20 are the same by content from different manufacturers though. Enfagrow - formula for toddlers. ...Read more

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Why is enfamil infant ready to feed formula darker and thicker than powder?

Why is enfamil infant ready to feed formula darker and thicker than powder?

Formula: I'm sure it has to do with the manufacture and processing technique. But, you would have to contact the company to find out why. They may have information on their web site. ...Read more

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Can my baby switch between enfamil, similac, nestle's, and other formulas without any bad effects?

Can my baby switch between enfamil, similac, nestle's, and other formulas without any bad effects?

Caution: Baby formula is not the same as paper clips. Each has mandatory minimums of various nutrients, but your baby may process one better than another.Repeated switching is a set up for such problems as indigestion,constipation, vomiting, etc. It is best to find one your kid handles well and stay on it. ...Read more

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I giv my baby 2 scoops of generic enfamil infant mixed with1 scoop of name brand enfamil AR . generic scoop looks bigger than than the other, this ok?

I giv my baby 2 scoops of generic enfamil infant mixed with1 scoop of name brand enfamil AR . generic scoop looks bigger than than the other, this ok?

Scoop size: The scoops may appear to be of different dimension to your eyes. Why don't you look to see if there is a label impressed into the scoop such as 1 tsp or 1 tbsp. Check the side of the cans of formula. It may be the case that they manufactured it such that they want you to use 2 scoops of the generic formula to reconstitute the liquid formula. They will give the instructions on the side of the can. ...Read more

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Enfamil newborn recall from walmart, should I be concerned?

Probably not: That recall occurred quite some time ago. It's unlikely you have any of those cans of formula left. However, is you do, bring them back for exchange. If you think you have fed them to baby and they have been fine, nothing to worry about. It was widely precautionary that they recalled as much as they did in the first place. ...Read more

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Can enfamil cause constipation if given once a day?

Can enfamil cause constipation if given once a day?

Formula: It is usually changing from infant formula to whole milk that causes constipation because of the lower sugar content, so no Enfamil does not cause constipation. All the best feeding your little one. ...Read more

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Could enfamil with iron cause tounge discoloration?

Could enfamil with iron cause tounge discoloration?

NO: Enfamil with iron will not cause tongue discoloration.Usually fruit or fruit juice causes temporary discoloration of tongue. ...Read more

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I feed my daughter enfamil with iron. Is that all she needs?

I feed my daughter enfamil with iron. Is that all she needs?

Yes up to 4-6 mo: Babies should be fed only breast milk or infant formula up to age 4-6 months. They do not require water or any foods, teas, or other supplements until then (except for vitamin d for babies on primarily breast milk.) 4-6 months is the right time to start introducing complementary foods. Until then, the enfamil with iron is complete nutrition for her. ...Read more

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Is enfamil nutramigen supposed to make a toddler full? Please advise!

Same as all formulas: The nutritional value of this product is the same as any other formula. Be cautious about accepting hunger as the cause of fussiness or sucking behavior. Most babies will feed at any point if offered because it feels good to suck. One of the most overlooked reasons for their fussiness is fatigue. ...Read more

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I drink eight ounces of Enfamil 3 a day is that bad for me. Plus with my regular meals?

I drink eight ounces of Enfamil 3 a day is that bad for me. Plus with my regular meals?

Why ?: This material is designed to replicate breast milk and satisfy the needs of a growing infant. To an adult, it is little more than fluid/calcium/fat and a few vitamins that are better provided by a normal balanced diet.It is unlikely to harm you, but the excess nutrients are either stored as fat or lost in your urine daily. ...Read more

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Enfamil newborn is for babys 0-3 months can you give it to babys after 3 months of age?

Enfamil newborn is for babys 0-3 months can you give it to babys after 3 months of age?

Formula: You can absolutely use it . Finish what you you have then go on to next level. ...Read more

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My baby weight is 6.3 kg in 6months.I want her to gain more weight..is it safe to give indomilk with enfamil A+?what shud i give her for more weight

My baby weight is 6.3 kg in 6months.I want her to gain more weight..is it safe to give indomilk with enfamil A+?what shud i give her for more weight

Failure to Thrive: When babies do not gain weight appropriately, we call it failure to thrive. There are numerous causes of this, generally determined by blood, urine and stool testing. The support that your baby needs to gain weight depends on the results of these tests. Please schedule her for evaluation soon! ...Read more