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i want to use bj's brand of emfamil (spelling)... but for our shower we got a huge amount of gift cards to target.. so we figured to use them to buy formula and diapers then change to the off brand to save money... we got all that we basicly need.. is this ok to do?

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Asked by 1sttymmom409 at 6:25 PM on Mar. 23, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • It should be okay, but I would always check with the doctor before switching

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:27 PM on Mar. 23, 2009

  • yes, all formulas have to meet a standard to be able to sell them so its not like its BAD for you child to buy the off brand.

    it may upset their bellies though but it may also be the only kind they will take.

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:27 PM on Mar. 23, 2009

  • It's really a bad idea to change formula on your baby unless there is a health reason to do so. It really messes with their system. Why don't you consider breastfeeding and the money will stretch for a really long time on diapers? You can also order cloth diapers on line from

    Answer by kemclaughlin at 6:27 PM on Mar. 23, 2009

  • Sure, just use then brand name formula then when you are getting low do like a half and half.. that worked for us.... off brand isn't always worse, compare the ingredients.

    Answer by AshJoe05 at 6:28 PM on Mar. 23, 2009

  • I'm not sure if i understand what you're asking do you mean is it ok to just use your gift cards for formula and diapers? then yes they are yours use them for whatever you want.

    Answer by WhatevaItTakes at 6:28 PM on Mar. 23, 2009

  • oh sorry i didnt see the part about switching i thought you asked if it is okay to use off brands only... i would check with the pedi before changing may bother their little tummies.

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:28 PM on Mar. 23, 2009

  • well, all formula is bad bc its a bunch of nasty chemicals, corn syrup, hormones n crap, but canned crap is canned crap no matter what the brand!

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:41 PM on Mar. 23, 2009

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