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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....


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


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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...


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Suggestion for Infant Formula That Creates Less Gas

Hello: I am hoping that one of you might be able to point me in the right direction. I am looking for a formula that creates less gas for my 2 week old son. We are currently using Enfamil lipil with iron, but it seems to create quite a bit of gas for him and it is so hard for me to watch him in such pain. Any suggestions or recommendations would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, A.