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How effective is similac alimentum?

How effective is similac alimentum?

Variable: Alimentum is a hypoallergenic formula that is highly effective to support growth and nutrition in children with hypersensitivities. Response to any particular formula can be widely variable, and recommendations are individualized by your child's doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Similac (Definition)

Similac is a metabolic agent which is a kind of ...Read more


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What happens if an adult drinks similac?

Bad taste: Won't hurt him at all, just unpalatable. ...Read more

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Any drawback related to feeding similac?

Any drawback related to feeding similac?

Similac: Similac formula is safe for majority of children and is used quite widely by mothers who do not like to breast feeding. Exceptions are when a baby has milk protein allergy. ...Read more

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What amount similac advance makes how many bottles?

Formula: There are several size containers, that powder comes in. The regular size, 12.5-9oz can makes 92-4oz, which makes just over 11, 8oz bottles. This is making the formula, as directed. The other form is concentrate. These are 13oz cans, that are diluted with 13oz of water, to give 26oz, or just over 3, 8oz bottles. Ready to feed is the other form, which is self explanatory. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about similac pm 60 40 formula?

What can you tell me about similac pm 60 40 formula?

Special formula: Similac pm 60/40 is a special formula made for babies who have trouble handling the usual amount of calcium, iron, and minerals in regular similac advance formula. Pediatric kidney specialists or gastrointestinal specialists may prescribe such a special formula, if needed. The pm 60/40 has less iron and less calcium than the regular formula. It also has slightly less carbs, and slightly more fat. ...Read more

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Difference of similac adv to similac total comfort. Which is better?

Difference of similac adv to similac total comfort. Which is better?

Feeding intolerance: Similac advanced recommended for the babies, who don't have digestive issues. Similac total comfort, according to marketing is hypoallergenic formula if you baby has issues with feeding intolerance with the regular formula, such as spits up, gas, colics, diarrhea, constipation, rash.
Try a free sample first before making decision here: http://abbottfamily. Com. Sg/products/total-comfort? Pc=tr. ...Read more

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When should you switch to similac and when should you stay with emfamil?

Confusing question: Both formulas are similar in their content and meet standards defined by the FDA. Parents should find one product that their baby tolerates, and stick with it. Both companies make a variety of products that can help if any digestive issues arise. Many symptoms related to spitting or indigestion will remain regardless of any formula changes. Consult babies doc for guidance based on pattern. ...Read more

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Is target Up&Up formula that's made to be similar to similac just as good as actual Similac? If so, is it ok to alternate between the two?

Is target Up&Up formula that's made to be similar to similac just as good as actual Similac? If so, is it ok to alternate between the two?

Can't tell: In the US, name-brand formulas and generic formulas are all considered fine to drink. Individual babies may have specific preferences due to tummy issues or cow milk protein allergies. There is no way to tell if one formula is "as good" as another, or better, or worse. There is no standard definition of "as good", and there are rarely any side-by-side comparison studies (no Coke vs. Pepsi tests). ...Read more

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Is there a big difference between similac sensitive & similac advance formula, would it cause problems to use one up then switch to the other?

Is there a big difference between similac sensitive & similac advance formula, would it cause problems to use one up then switch to the other?

Maybe, maybe not: Both formulas have the same protein and components except for the type of sugar. Iff your kid is on the sensitive, a switch to the regular may cause spit up or other issues. If on the regular, using the sensitive would probably not create any issues. Some vendors will trade out the product if you ask. ...Read more

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Can an adult drink similac?

Yes, but why: Baby formula (similac) is balanced nutrition designed for the growth needs of infants. The products are safe when consumed by adults. However, products like ensure or ensure plus are more specific to adult needs. Carnation breakfast essentials added to milk would provide a similar dietary supplement. ...Read more

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Which is better s26-gold or similac?

Which is better s26-gold or similac?

Breastmilk if avail: S 26 and similac advanced are similar products with omega fats for brain growth but breastmilk is the only product free with health benefits for mom and baby, incl decreased infection, increased tolerance. ...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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Can I give similac go and grow for to my 5 month old?

Can I give similac go and grow for to my 5 month old?

Toddler feeding: Similac go and grow is specially formulated for toddlers (children older than 1 yr). Best to continue using infant formula or continue breastfeeding until your baby is a year old. ...Read more

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Is similac total comfort can make my baby chubby faster?

Is similac total comfort can make my baby chubby faster?

Similac: I hope you are concerned with your child's nutrition and not to make your child 'chubby'. You should discuss what you are feeding the child with its pediatrician to be sure the baby is getting the proper nutrition for physical and mental growth. ...Read more

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What's the difference between enfragrow, enfamil and similac 2?

What's 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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I'm takin my 3month of the brest which is better 2 put him on similac or enfamilim?

I'm takin my 3month of the brest which is better 2 put him on similac or enfamilim?

Either: So sorry you wish to stop breast feeding. Both companies make good product. Every baby responds differently to formulas so the best one is the one the baby tolerates the best. In my practice more babies do well with enfamil. I like the gentle ease as well. See which one your child likes best. ...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 use similac total comfort for my baby from her birth, and now she is 4 months. Should I switch to similac now?

I use similac total comfort for my baby from her birth, and now she is 4 months. Should I switch to similac now?

Not necessary: If your infant is doing well on the "total comfort" similac formula-there is truly no need to switch unless you desire (ie; if more costly/difficult to find). Nutrition is adequate and as you embark on solid foods now or in 1 to 2 months, you will find that formula will slowly decrease and become complementary to your infant's future diet of solids and fluids. ...Read more