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If my baby refuses to drink, should I change his formula?
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Dr. Gregg Alexander
Pediatrics
In brief: Likely not the cause
Refusal to drink is more likely because of some of issue than formula taste or preference.
You should have your pediatrician take a look as soon as possible.

In brief: Likely not the cause
Refusal to drink is more likely because of some of issue than formula taste or preference.
You should have your pediatrician take a look as soon as possible.
Dr. Gregg Alexander
Dr. Gregg Alexander
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Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics
In brief: Not initially.
There are many possible reasons an infant will not feed.
They could be sick, teething, have acid reflux or possibly be allergicintolerant of their current formula. Your infant should be examined by their pediatrician before changes are made. I have seen parents try 6-7 different formulas, when there was actually a different cause for the baby refusing to drink.

In brief: Not initially.
There are many possible reasons an infant will not feed.
They could be sick, teething, have acid reflux or possibly be allergicintolerant of their current formula. Your infant should be examined by their pediatrician before changes are made. I have seen parents try 6-7 different formulas, when there was actually a different cause for the baby refusing to drink.
Dr. Scott Katz
Dr. Scott Katz
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