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Is Store Brand Formula Just As Good As Name Brands
Yes: The nutritional value of formulas in america are standardized, so they have similar amounts of calories, protein, carbohydrates, and fat. There are, however, different sources for the ingredients. For example, some formulas use cow milk protein, while others use soy protein. The type of sugar in the formula may be different also. Infant formulas generally have 20 calories per ounce. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the risk of fluoride in my baby's water for her formula? Do u reccomend a good brand of water for my baby to mix with her formula?
No risk: Fluoride in the baby's water is a great idea but your pediatrician should know the amount of Fluoride in the water in your community and whether or not the baby is using tap water or other source of bottled water which may not have Fluoride so they can advise whether a Fluoride supplement is indicated, . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is materna brand formula good?or does it make sense that my baby is not good with it?hes been having terrible diarrhea on both the dairy and soy
Which one: There are many brands of materna formula, there is vegetarian, there is materna sensitive, materna good night rice and materna dairy. You should discuss your childs diarrhea with your pediatrician. He needs to know, the number of stools, consistency, frequency etc. You pediatrician will work with you to choose the appropriate formula. Breast milk is best. Consider breast feeding if not too late. ...Read more
What would be a good brand to buy for homocystein factor if i were buying it online or at health food store, for reasonable price?
Pricey mix: This is a mixture targeting people who may have heard they have elevated homocysteine. It's generally a mix of b12, folate, b6 and a couple of other nutrients. One or another may be low & thus raising the homocysteine level; you want to know what's really going on. This should be safe but could be pricey, and won't help if you can't absorb vitamin b12. Your personal physician is a better guide. ...Read more
Giovanni Morgagni?: Giovanni morgagni is generally considered the father of anatomical pathology -- and may have been first to name the blood vessels around the heart, "coronary." they sit like a "crown" (latin: "coronarius") upon the heart. Morgagni also described "hardening" of these arteries. Many others, of course, have also contributed to the development of these ideas. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've exclusively breast fed my baby for 5 weeks now, what's the best formula to start her on?? Is there a difference between generic and name brand?
There is not much: difference between the major brands of formulas, and many generic brands are comparable, however there are different types of formulas provided by each manufacturer. This is a link that discusses the different types of formula. http://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/baby/feeding-nutrition/Pages/Choosing-a-Formula.aspx I hope this helps. Certainly discuss this with your Pediatrician ...Read more
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