Solid Foods & Weaning: Infant, Alimentum

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6 Week Old Infant. Reflux with Possible Milk Protein Intollerance, on Alimentum

At 3 weeks old my daughter started showing signs of reflux. She would arch her back at feeding, cry, want more and more formula to sooth the pain and would spit up and then cry. Our oldest had reflux as an infant with the same symtoms so we took our daughter the the ped where he prescribed Zantac. The Zantac didnt seem to work so we were then switched to Prevacid and put on Enfamil A.R.(which was what our son was on and worked wonders). She seemed to do a little better but was up a lot during the night and didnt sleep well during the day....


How Do I Wean?

How do I wean my 11 mos old that will not eat other foods? She'll eat foods...

Allergen Foods

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Similac Alimentum Spit up Issue

I have tried 5 formulas now for my 2 1/2 month old son. Started with Enfamil Newborn, which made him gassy and constipated, then went to gentleease, which still made him gassy m constipated, Our Dr then switched us to Prosobee and told us he had milk intolerance and reflux. After about a three days he had a reacton to the soy and was pooping 10 times a day and was spitting up. We went back to the Dr and they put him on Nutramagen(super expensive, we tried this for a week, and it didnt help with pooping or spitting up, so we are now on...


Allergic to Enfamil?

My 3 month old has had feeding issues since he was a month old. He gets a...

Dishes & Utensils

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Giving Infant a Solutab

Hello! I have a 2 part question. 1) My 5 week old has been diagnosed with GERD. She was put on Zantac which didn't work and then switched to Prevacet. The Prevacet is a solutab (tablet that dissolves into granules). I was told to dissolve the tablet in a very small amout of water and then give her the pill with a syringe dropper. My problem is that the medicine is hard to dispense that way and most of it ends up running down her chin or stuck in the dropper. Have any other mothers had to give their infant a solutab and what method...


Eating with a Spoon

I have a 4 month old little boy. Recently, our doctor told me to start him...


Wont Eat off a Spoon

okay so my son is 9 months old and he will not eat anything off a spoon. he...

Self Feeding & Finger Foods

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Does ALIMENTUM (Ready to Feed) Help ECZEMA?

My daughter has eczema, I breast feed and I know that the eczema is related to food allergies. I have been on a restricted diet able to eat only rice and meat with which she clears up. But with my restricted diet I'm afraid she is not getting enough vitamins. HAS ANYONE SWITCHED TO ALIMENTUM (ready to feed which is corn free) AND ECZEMA CLEARED UP COMPLETELY??


Am I over Feeding??

My 6 wks old daughter is eating about 4oz. every 3 hours, but sometime after...