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... o choose the time of day she was most hungry so she would take it with out a fuss. She LOVED the bottle right away, so I ended up weaning her quite quickly. All babies are different, it may take time to find what works for you. you could also pump some milk and put it in bottle so she get used to the bottle first. ... (1 replies)
... atrician this morning and she said that after 4 months DD doesn't need the nighttime feedings and should be eating 3 meals of solids during the day to compensate for the calories she shouldn't need in the middle of the night. ... (14 replies)
... I'm not sure why your doctor told you he needs more calories. He is gaining well within the limits for breastfed babies. ... (12 replies)

... I think 4 months is a bit too soon to be starting veggies. The standards for a formula fed baby is between 5 and 6 months, and 6 months for Breastfed. ... (8 replies)
... re different. My first who is now 3, slept a lot like yours does now. I started breastfeeding him, but he had jaundice badly and I wasn't producing enough milk for him to help get rid of the jaundice. I gave up after 2 months and went to formula. My second, who is now 2, had colic. ... (12 replies)
... It's actually more important for formula babies because formula is so hard on their digestive tract that it can actually damage the lining of the gut, making them more susceptible to allergies. ... (10 replies)
... are you formula feeding? ... (10 replies)
... I don't know if you'll still need this, but there is a formula called "Neosure" that my twins used in the beginning while I was still working on getting my supply up for 2 babies. ... (5 replies)
... ry. I would say you should no after one or two feedings whether or not it is making a difference. It was definately that much of a dramatic noticeable difference for my babies. And remember, never shake a bottle to mix the formula, stir it. Good luck! ... (8 replies)
... I agree, don't use fluoride toothpaste. Breastfed babies need fluoride drops because they aren't getting the fluoride from the tap water used in formula bottles. You can also buy water with fluoride in it for mixing your formula. If you are just breastfeeding, then the ped. will probably tell you to use drops. ... (10 replies)
... This may be different for formula fed babies, I'm not sure. But for breastfed babies, every site I've seen says to wait as long as possible as they are getting all they need from breastmilk. And hey, it's a lot cheaper this way too!!! ... (10 replies)
... Mylicon is prefectly safe to give him. My DD was gassy and she was breastfed until she was 4 months old. I gave her Mylicon after her feedings alot. She slep alot better with it too. ... (6 replies)
... Yes, absolutely. And what your baby is drinking is NORMAL for a breastfed infant. 30ml's is about 1 ounce. My daughter, at 9 months old, has NEVER drank more then 2 ounces from a bottle in her entire life. ... (5 replies)
... Breastfed babies and formula fed babies have much different bowel movements from each other. ... (3 replies)
... Oh, I've been in the EXACT same situation. I put my DS on formula at 3 months. I too had to cut dairy out of my diet when BF'ing. He had the worst gas. Regular formula had him screaming in pain. I switched him to soy, and he was much more comfortable at first. ... (7 replies)
... Most babies don't have any difficulties if you supplement BFing with formula milk, but it does work on a Supply and Demand basis, so if you supplement with formula you will produce less, whereas if you continue to feed or express, your supply will meet the demands of your baby. ... (8 replies)
... Don't force the formula! Try goats milk. It's what I used in conjunction with breast feeding. If you really want the formula, try at bedtime mixed with some mashed up fruits and/or vegetables so that your girl goes to sleep on a full stomach. Hope that helps! Good luck. :) (3 replies)
... Unfortunately, this isn't always the case. My DD was also exclusively BF for 7 months, but she caught lots of colds, usually passing them on to me rather than the other way round. ... (13 replies)
... First of all, Congraulations for doing it at all. Second of all, DO NOT let anyone make you feel guilty for stopping. It is YOUR decsion. ... (3 replies)
... NO NO NO NO!! Do NOT do this. Mixing PREPARED formula with breast milk is one thing, but using breast milk in place of water for preparing powdered formula is another. It is a calorie and nutrient overload, and is EXTREMELY hard on a young babies kidney's!! ... (8 replies)

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