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Enfamil Vs Similac

What formula do you like best, My DD will be here soon!
I am having a hard time with these two forumlas,
I dont want to give her anything from Nestle, I would like to stick with the brands i know best and these two are it,

Um Please dont talk about BF in this topic,
I cannot BF i am not capable of producing breast milk,


Asked by Anonymous at 1:05 PM on Dec. 6, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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Answers (8)
  • My son started on Enfamil and then after 6 months WIC (in TX) switched their contract and we had to switch to Similac. Honestly I liked the Similac better. He seemed like he was constipated more with the Enfamil. After we switched to the Similac though he was a regular little machine though!! :) However, each baby is different!! Don't get down about not being able to BF...I wasn't able to because of a health problem and I was very very upset for months, I felt worthless (and my MIL wasn't much help) but chin up and just know that at least you are doing your best!!

    Answer by CarieP at 1:12 PM on Dec. 6, 2008

  • i prefer similac but wic only pays for enfamil. my DD is on enfamil and no problems.

    Answer by bonnie-jo at 1:08 PM on Dec. 6, 2008

  • Enfamil definintly. But how do you know you can't BF if you haven't had your baby yet?

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:08 PM on Dec. 6, 2008

  • I use enfamil thats what I got with wic

    Answer by gemgem at 1:09 PM on Dec. 6, 2008

  • Man how come I don't get enfamil? I like it better than similac!

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:10 PM on Dec. 6, 2008

  • We use Parent's Choice that is just like Enfamil.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:11 PM on Dec. 6, 2008

  • i liked similac but i have bought both and are both fine. However now that my son is over his sensitivitys.. i buy parents choice or the meijer brand where i am at the time.. but he does fine on it. My son had real sensitivity when he was a baby... but he's still on gentle formula where the whey protein is already partially broken down. But whatever you choose will be just fine.. =) there really isn't a difference in my opinion between the name brand formulas =)

    Answer by krazyash023 at 1:15 PM on Dec. 6, 2008

  • Why i cannot BF when i was 17 i was diagnosed with Lymphoma The chemo shot that chance down, I have a son who is 6 years old, I couldn't BF him neither, I just don't produce it, i just cannot remember the benefits of the two formulas, he was on enfamil as well


    hope that answerd your question anon???


    Answer by Anonymous at 1:19 PM on Dec. 6, 2008