Bottle & Breastfeeding: Toddler, Nestle & Carnation

Breastfeeding Alternatives

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Weaning My 6 Month Old

I plan on starting to wean my daughter after she turns 6 months old next week. I have about a 3 months supply of breastmilk frozen and plan on pumping until my supply is gone, however, I figure I will have to supplement formula as well. Does anyone have any suggestions for a good formula to use that is closest to breastmilk?? Also, has anyone had success with combining breastmilk and formula in the same bottle? --MORE INFO--My ped recommended starting my daughter on solids at 4 months and we have worked our way up to 3 meals a day on...

Eating Habits & Schedule

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4 Month Old Won't Take a Bottle- Help!!

My 4-month old has been almost exclusively breastfed since birth. Up until she was about a month old, we started giving bottles (of breastmilk and an occasional few ounces of formula). She took bottles then with no problem. However, at about 2 months she began rejecting bottles and will settle for nothing but the real thing! We have been practicing with her for going on two months now with every bottle and nipple imaginable, but without much luck. I returned to work 2 days ago and she has not eaten ANYTHING for the sitter. I go and...


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Formula Brand Suggestions for 6 Month Old Breastfed Baby

My 6 month old son is currently breastfed. We are having issues with reoccuring biting and refusal to take a bottle. I am starting up school in the fall with a full schedule and will be unable to breastfeed. I need to start working with him on the bottle which is a battle each time I even offer it. I have decided I would like to switch to formula and am wondering if anyone has any suggestions on which formulas/bottles have worked well when switching from breastmilk/breastfeeding? I am at a loss here and would really appreciate any input....


Store Brand Formula

At 6 months I was done bf and started my dd full time on formula. We had...