November 29, 2012,
B.P. asks from Keller, TX on January 29, 2009
Infant Formula WITHOUT Corn Syrup / Corn Syrup Solids
Greetings, Moms who formula feed --
I am trying to Google some information on the internet about baby formulas (powdered kind) that do not have corn syrup / corn syrup solids as an ingredient, but am having a hard time finding this information. So I post this question to all you intelligent moms out there --- what formula do you feed your baby, and does it have either of these ingredients listed?
Thank you, in advance, for sharing :)
(NOTE: If there are any lurkers who want to preach about how "breast is best", please save your voices. In my situation, this is not the case therefore please do not use this thread to discuss this. Thank you.)
L.A. answers from San Francisco on February 14, 2011
Yes on Earth's Best - I'm using it now to supplement breast feeding. NO, it's not "sensitive," but you're so wise to avoid corn products (and soy) of any kind not specified as "non GMO." I get it at Amazon - sign up for Amazon Mom, set up auto delivery, and it costs about $23 including shipping (free w/Amazon Prime for Mom). I usually get mine the next day.
for more info on the dangers of Bt GMO (over 90% of US corn and soy contains this modification - banned in many parts of Europe due to the cancer, infertility and organ failure of farm and lab animals that consume these crops, please see: http://www.responsibletechnology.org/gmo-dangers/65-healt...)
A.P. answers from Tucson on November 29, 2012
I know this is an old question but I wondered the same thing. Particularly because my son has fructose malabsorption & cannot have sugar/sugar alcohols, fruit, most veggies, wheat, and certainly not corn syrup. He is actually too old for formula but I found that Gerber Good Start Gentle appears not to contain corn syrup solids. Funny to me that so many people assume a lactose intolerance from formulas when the first ingredient in corn syrup solids, not milk. You CAN make your own home made formula. I just learned this as well... things I wish I knew when my babies were babies ;) It sounds gross but considering the alternative, it's probably a lot better.
J.M. answers from San Francisco on November 11, 2010
I am having the same problem. I am completely frustrated that even the high dollar "organic" soy formulas have corn syrup/corn syrup solids in it. How can that be? My son can't have milk, lactose formulas.
Z.H. answers from Miami on January 29, 2010
I've most of the answers and I see they have mention some formulas like alimentum and good start that don't have corn syrup; they do, i know it because I'm in the same situation, it says in the label "corn maltodextrin" which I think is kind of the same as corn syrup, the only one of those that doesn't have it is alimentum ready to feed. My son is on Neocate now and I just notice that the first ingredient is corn syrup :(
R.E. answers from Dallas on January 29, 2009
My kids are now 7 and 4. With my oldest, I used plain Similac. They now have Similac Advanced, which they didn't have then, but I don't really know what the difference is between the two. With my younger one, I used Enfamil Lipil. I don't remember what the ingredients were on those, and honestly, I don't think I looked. They were just what the hospital gave us. I preferred Similac. They were cheaper and more fluent with their coupons than Enfamil was.
K.H. answers from Dallas on January 29, 2009
here is some info that i found, i didnt even know that any formula contained corn syrup thats ridiculous!
anyway i used good start with my last two and i'm glad because that is not listed on their ingredients
from what i have read the formula's that contain corn syrup are soy formula's if you are looking for a soy formula that is corn syrup free then i found this organic one it is the last link listed
A.L. answers from Seattle on June 18, 2011
I think Baby's Organic Infant formula would be a good choice. It uses brown rice syrup. You can check it out here http://www.best-infantformula.com/2011/04/30/babys-only-o... I hope this helped.
K.S. answers from Miami on June 20, 2011
Hi, Have you found the formula free of have corn syrup / corn syrup solids? I am having a hard time to find it for my one month baby, I don't have enough breast milk to feed her :-(