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Wich Brand Of Infant Formula Is Best
No Evedence: Gripe water is an old english homeopathic remidy for infant reflux and many other ailments. The origional version was essentialy herbal tea and about 8% alcohol. No wonder it calmed down babies. Todays formulations do not have alcohol. However, there is no evedence gripe water helps sooth infants. More importantly, there is no evedence to affirm its safty. Therefore, I do not recamend it. ...Read more
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
Is it ok to give 2 month old enfamil newborn formula as well as enfamil infant 1 formula? When one can is done switching to another
About the same: Every formula will tell you why theirs is great and the other guys' stuff is poison. However, they are all remarkably close. I tend to like carnation good start with the probiotics (green can) because it has a more liquid protein that is a bit closer structurally to breast milk, and the probiotics help with digestion. However, we used enfamil most of the time for ours because it was on sale. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the safest moisturizer brand for a 3month old baby's face?johnson is quite harsh.pls advise.
Baby moisturizer : Aquaphor and Eucerin both make very good infant products that are safe and effective. ...Read more
My baby is 8mth old, can I mix two different brand of formula to feed him? 2 scoop of brand a and 3 scoop of brand b and mix together?
Possibly: Formulas are not interchangeable like paperclips. You wouldn't mix your angel food cake mix with pound cake mix & expect the finished product to be recognizable. The mixture may interfere with the nutrient balance of each & prevent your infant from having a balanced meal. This might be ok, but i'd mix & feed separately if you need to use both. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My baby is 12 month the doktor tell me take soy-based formul isomil milk is isomill use for along time bad or not?
IT DEPENDS ON REASON: If this was recommended due to a dairy allergy, you need not stay with a soy formula...You could use a brand like SILK. Long term use is still recommended. If it is not due to a dairy protein allergy, have it tested and then make a decision ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My baby has constipation problem. Which one formula milk is good, celia expert or similac advance or ronalac?
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
Pre-digested formula: There are 2 hypoallergenic formulas, nutramigen and alimentum. They are predigested to avoid food allergies. They are also much more expensive. You can probably try regular priced formulas that are either milk-free or with partially digested milk proteins. By far, most babies do well without needing a hypoallergenic formula. ...Read more
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