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My babys formula was switched today by the doctor and he doesn't like it but has to have it. How can I get him to eat it?

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Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree

In brief: Be patient

This is one of those situations where you need to exercise some patience.
Try to introduce it slowly, perhaps alternating with the previous formula he had. There are a couple of really nasty tasting formulas that are intended for very special situations. With the information that you provided, one cannot elaborate anymore.

In brief: Be patient

This is one of those situations where you need to exercise some patience.
Try to introduce it slowly, perhaps alternating with the previous formula he had. There are a couple of really nasty tasting formulas that are intended for very special situations. With the information that you provided, one cannot elaborate anymore.
Dr. Salma Elfaki
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Dr. Rodrigo Argenal
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Insist on it

Some formulas simply taste bad.
The key is to "stick to it". After 7-10 takes, she will like it for sure. I tip i can give you, if she "just won't drink it" is to prepare formula as indicated in can, then add plain pedialyte (ie. 2 ounces prepared formula w 2 oz pedialyte). This dilutes the bad flavor a bit so she'll accept it. Then begin taking away pedialyte over 1-2 days.

In brief: Insist on it

Some formulas simply taste bad.
The key is to "stick to it". After 7-10 takes, she will like it for sure. I tip i can give you, if she "just won't drink it" is to prepare formula as indicated in can, then add plain pedialyte (ie. 2 ounces prepared formula w 2 oz pedialyte). This dilutes the bad flavor a bit so she'll accept it. Then begin taking away pedialyte over 1-2 days.
Dr. Rodrigo Argenal
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