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... With my daughter, we never boiled water for her formula. I never even thought about it to be honest. But her dr said city water was fine straight from the tap, and like you said, it's because of the flouride. But now where we live, we have well water. ... (6 replies)
... You don't need flouride until they are six months old. We use well water, I do use a filter water pitcher because we have hard water with some sediment in it. Our dr told me there was no reason to boil it. ... (8 replies)
... Do you use the running water from the tap to boil? ... (1 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)
... Breastfed babies get hungry faster than formula so you may have longer gaps between that. ... (4 replies)
... nt to the Dr. today and he does not think that she has acid reflux. He thinks that she may have a bit of a mile allergy and by me mixing my breast milk with the formula it was causing her to get sick. He told me to stop giving her my breast milk and just give her the lacto free formula and see how that works. ... (24 replies)
... It's definitely okay to do. You can even mix EBM in with the formula instead of water if you think it might help in the transition. ... (8 replies)
... I am not producing enough breast milk for my DS anymore, so I am trying to supplement some formula and having a reallllly hard time!! First off, he is allergic to dairy so I am trying soy formula, but he HATES it!! He wont eat any at all. ... (6 replies)
... Is she breastfed or formula fed? ... (10 replies)
... oz of water or Karo syrup in his formula. She said using both can be somewhat of a double edged sword. ... (10 replies)
... I have heard that you shouldn't give a baby well water, but check with your pediatrician. They sell nursery water especially for babies and I think it has fluoride in it. You might want to check into that. Personally, I would not change the formula. ... (8 replies)
... very water and diahrea like. ... (4 replies)
... her little bowels were completely full, so her formula was finally switched again and we've had no issues since. Since she is so little, it may be time to try a different formula. ... (5 replies)
... but only put enough formula in it for 3 oz. ... (4 replies)
... My son was done with formula at 9 months! He weaned himself and he did off the bottle too. ... (8 replies)
... We have been using city water without boiling per the Dr recomendation. ... (8 replies)
... oz of prune juice either mixed with 1 oz of water or added to formula was ok. ... (5 replies)
... or grape water. Hang in there, it will get better, I dont' think changing formula will really make a huge difference. ... (5 replies)
... ir electrolytes up as well. You can also watch the urine amount and soft spot on the top of the head shouldn't be sunken. Ds has a very small soft spot so it's hard to tell that way with him. The slobber test worked the best. ... (4 replies)
... On the formula making issue. We use the similac powder formula and this is how I do it. At first I boiled the water and my pediatrician kinda laughed at me, she told me that we could just use bottled water. ... (12 replies)




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