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My baby is on soy formula, is it ok to switch brands?

She's currently on Similac & I was thinking of switching to something else.

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Asked by krisstencarmela at 12:19 PM on Jun. 19, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • My kids DR always told me the best way to switch is to buy another brand and mix them for a few days and gradually move off of the similac to the new brand. I will give you some other advice, the walmart brand of soy formula is great thats what all 4 of my kids used. Its easy on the stomach and not much prob in switching

    Answer by DawnVirgin at 12:22 PM on Jun. 19, 2008

  • I agree,I recently switched to Walmart brand, and we are fine.

    Answer by tinaking at 12:24 PM on Jun. 19, 2008

  • You can switch but I would gradually change brands. Wean her off of the other kind while switching.

    Answer by mykidskickass at 12:29 PM on Jun. 19, 2008

  • Is there a reason for your switching? If just switching for personal reason, it is okay just allow several weeks for baby to adjust and be prepared for some constipation which will subside once baby has adjusted to new formula.

    Answer by tngal at 12:30 PM on Jun. 19, 2008

  • if there is any questions talk to your doctor first

    Answer by jojomommy at 12:44 PM on Jun. 19, 2008

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