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amother




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Post  Wed, Jul 10 2019, 9:31 pm
I’d like to fill in some liquid for my baby in addition to breastfeeding.
What would you suggest I give at this age?

Non diary milk? If so, which?

Formula, if so, which one?

Thank you
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ectomorph




 
 
 


Post  Wed, Jul 10 2019, 9:36 pm
Formula until age one.

Is he underweight?

Ask the doctor their recommendations. An underweight child (all mine have been) is a very different story than a very chubby child, who doesn't need as many calories in their fluids.
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amother




Jade


Post  Wed, Jul 10 2019, 9:37 pm
Formula. Milk or milk substitutes after age one, unless medically indicated.
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amother




OP


Post  Wed, Jul 10 2019, 10:06 pm
His weight is nice bh
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ectomorph




 
 
 


Post  Wed, Jul 10 2019, 10:09 pm
I think that you only give formula until age 1 regardless. But speak to your dr.
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bsy




 
 
 


Post  Wed, Jul 10 2019, 10:14 pm
I give my 10 month old water in a sippy cup in addition to all regular nursing feedings
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amother




OP


Post  Wed, Jul 10 2019, 10:17 pm
Which formula do you all recommend?

He drinks water but I want something a bit more filling to substitute feedings
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amother




Burgundy


Post  Wed, Jul 10 2019, 11:12 pm
amother [ OP ] wrote:
Which formula do you all recommend?

He drinks water but I want something a bit more filling to substitute feedings


My kids are all allergic to dairy and soy, but I know quite a few people who are happy with Kendamil.
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nchr




 
 
 


Post  Thu, Jul 11 2019, 12:44 am
Are you just referring to formula? Do you also give him foods like beans, grains, fruits and veggies?
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ectomorph




 
 
 


Post  Thu, Jul 11 2019, 6:42 am
My babies only like Similac. They spit out enfamil.
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amother




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Post  Thu, Jul 11 2019, 7:03 am
nchr wrote:
Are you just referring to formula? Do you also give him foods like beans, grains, fruits and veggies?


He doesn’t eat solid yet
Anyway I need something to substitute when I’m too busy to sit down and feed him.

I work from home and the round o’clock feedings are getting harder.
But I also can’t sit and feed him food while I work so u need something he can drink by himself
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ectomorph




 
 
 


Post  Thu, Jul 11 2019, 7:04 am
I would try Similac because my baby's like it better. But every kid is different.
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amother




Linen


Post  Thu, Jul 11 2019, 7:57 am
He doesn't eat ANY solids?

You need to start trying to feed him different foods.
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amother




Linen


Post  Thu, Jul 11 2019, 7:57 am
He doesn't eat ANY solids?

You need to start trying to feed him different foods.
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nchr




 
 
 


Post  Thu, Jul 11 2019, 8:46 am
amother [ OP ] wrote:
He doesn’t eat solid yet
Anyway I need something to substitute when I’m too busy to sit down and feed him.

I work from home and the round o’clock feedings are getting harder.
But I also can’t sit and feed him food while I work so u need something he can drink by himself


At 9 months old he needs to have solids. It's very important for babies to eat foods other than formula and breast milk, although keeping formula and breastmilk part of their diet is also important. Starr introducing him to solids.
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