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... cereal at each meal, 3 times a day. I was curious about how much formula or breastmilk they are taking in addition and what other doctors have said about how much nutrition they should be getting out of the two after 6 months. ... (2 replies)
... My doc said it was okay cause I would like to continue nursing him at night for as long as my body will let me but I would like to switch him to formula during the day. ... (5 replies)
Formula Question
Oct 10, 2007
... ything except Nutramigen, so don't EXPECT it, but don't be surprised if there are little hurtles. I hope everything goes well, but I agree on not stocking up on formula yet. ... (14 replies)

Changing Formula??
Jan 14, 2006
... based formula so our doc told us to switch to Isomil. She was a new baby after that and did great on it. ... (8 replies)
Formula Question
Oct 10, 2007
... Also, on the formula issue. Some other things you MIGHT want to prepare for just in case. ... (14 replies)
Formula Question
Oct 9, 2007
... I use Similac formula powder. ... (14 replies)
... tsp. of formula into my breastmilk. This was done to fortify the milk, he was a preemie. ... (5 replies)
... We ued formula to supplement feeding when my boy was a month old or o. I suffered from a mild post partum depression and was suffering from insomnia. ... (3 replies)
Formula Question
May 26, 2005
... I would buy only one can of formula ahead of time. Formula is not something you want to stock up on because your baby may have issues with it and you may need to switch to another brand. ... (2 replies)
... I just did this four months ago so it's still fresh! We actually did it over a course of about two weeks I believe. My dd was on a soy formula and I was so paranoid about putting her on cow's milk because I didn't know how she would react. ... (5 replies)
Stage 2 formula
Feb 19, 2007
... We used formula till kids were 3 yrs old. The reason for this was it wsa cheaper to buy in bulk the formula than it was to buy gallons of milk. The formula had more nutrients the kids needed than milk did and my kids didnt really eat veggies all that well so the formula was real great for them. ... (4 replies)
... The difference between formula and breast milk is that breast milk is "alive" and formula is "dead". Breast milk has live antibodies, protiens, etc, where as formula is a dead version of this, meaning there is nothing in it to protect a baby from the bacteria that starts to grow on room temperature formula and saliva. ... (8 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... I don't think they offer any programs like that here but I will ask. He is eating oatmeal right now. I was going to start peas next week but with introducing formula I think I am going to wait another week. I just wanted to bring in formula for when we are out or he is at the sitters. ... (5 replies)
... I understand why people mix it first with formula. So, you'd prepare the formula as normal and then mix 1/4 whole milk with 3/4 formula and feed that mixture for a week. The next week you would drop to half and half and the third week you would go to 3/4 whole milk and 1/4 formula. The reason for stepping down is to made the transition to milk easier on their tummy. I've... (14 replies)
Formula Question
Oct 9, 2007
... the EASIEST way to go. You can even get RTF in single serve sizes now. I use a combination of different forms. If your baby is able to take regular milk based formula you might think about using Parent's Choice. Around here, it's available in all 3 forms, so you could be able to feed RTF for the price of powdered name brands. ... (14 replies)
... sorry about that, i did mean to say that you should check with your doctor about the non hypoallergenic formula first! ... (10 replies)

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