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formula question for colic baby

I did buy gentle ease and tried for about 3 to 4 feedings but he was still fussy and crying..I have been going online and searching formulas and have been reading about carnation good start..anyone recomend this formula?

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x03e09

Asked by x03e09 at 2:46 PM on Aug. 16, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • The best one for my daughter ended up being Kirkland Brand (Costco's generic)...it mixed better with no bubbles and that seemed to help. Also, do yourself a favor and get some Gripe Water (something with oil of fennel and sodium bicarbonate in it....the best brand is Kolik but they only sell it in Canada...you can order it at www.feelbest.com...make sure you get the alcohol free version...it only has 2 ingredients and is literally LIQUID GOLD for a colic baby!). There are other versions on the US market that are good too...but a lot of them have way too many ingredients. Give it to baby before a feeding or when colic strikes....it settles their tummies in a matter of minutes! I used to use it before bed every night. It is extremely mild. Good Luck.
    ANGIE409

    Answer by ANGIE409 at 2:58 PM on Aug. 16, 2009

  • Okay, here's what we learned with our boy when he was having digestive problems. IF you switch a formula it takes a good week or 2 to notice changes. And switching often isn't good for them and makes problems worse. If you are going to switch it needs to be gradual. And if they have severe problems the best thing is to put them on Nutramigen for a month, let their system settle then introduce the next formula. When doing this we mixed 4 cups of water at a time and scoop by scoop adjusted the mix....so 15 scoops nutramigen and 1 scoop new formula. Then day by day adjust one scoop at a time. Their systems are soooo sensitive and sudden changes makes problems worse, for you and them. It's a learning process!!! Good luck.
    MissHeidi0304

    Answer by MissHeidi0304 at 5:20 PM on Aug. 16, 2009

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