Bottle & Breastfeeding: Myself, Similac

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Breastfeeding a Preemie

My son was born 9 weeks early and was tube and bottle fed in the NICU. I was able to nurse him at the hospital and the LC said that he was a natural (yay!) and had no trouble latching on. We brought him home after 5+ weeks in the hospital and are trying to breastfeed him at home. He still latches on fine but suckles for a few minutes then falls asleep. I wake him up, he latches on, suckles for a minute and falls asleep. And repeat... This continues for about two hours and we have been at this for almost three weeks - it's more frustrating...


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Similac Advance - Formula Question

Since our baby was born, she was breastfed, but needed a supplement. We continued using the formula we started on in the hospital - Similac Advance. She has been doing great with the 'ready to go' kind, getting less than 8 oz. a day supplement. I recently bought the Similac Advance 'Early Shield' variety. She has had non stop gas - starting 5 min. after she ate! I hate to think her little tummy is hurting because of it! Obviously I am not giving it to her again...but I am wondering if other moms out there had a similar experience? ...


Enfamil or Similac

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SIMILAC On Recall...

i can't believe this...jus as my son getting use to a formular something...