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Bottle / Formula Feeding A BABY WITH INFANT ACID REFLUX OR GERD

It's no secret, breast is best, for a million different reasons, particularly for a refluxer or GERDling.  Though, some decide to bottle feed or are unable to breast feed for various reasons.  The amount of different formulas and types of formula can be mind boggling, and finding the best formula for a baby with reflux or GERD can present a challenge.  Here, we'll try to provide you with some basic information about formulas and the types of formulas to make it easier for you.

The Types of Baby Formula Available
Bottle Feeding Baby

Milk Based Formula Soy Based Formula Hypoallergenic Formula

There are a lot of choices when it comes to standard milk based formulas as these are the most commonly used and generally least expensive.   (...)

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Approximately twenty five percentage of babies in the US consume soy-based formulas. There are several different soy formulas to choose from     (...)

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Proteins are large molecules composed of one or more chains of amino acids linked by peptide bonds.  Hydrolysis refers to the action of breaking these   (...)

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Follow Up Formulas Nutrient Rich Formulas Specialty Formulas

Marketed towards babies six months and older, follow up formulas generally have more calcium iron and protein (...)

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Babies who are born prematurely, or require extra calories and nutrient for another reason may be put on a  (...)

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Metabolic formulas are specialty formulas designed for specific medical requirements. There are several types of formula (...)

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*Disclaimer: The information available on this website should not be used as a substitute for professional medical care for the prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of your child's reflux. Please consult with your child's doctor or pharmacist before trying any medication (prescription or OTC) or following any treatment plan mentioned. This information is provided only to help you be as informed as possible about your child's condition.
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