Can't have milk...toddler formula?

Kayla - posted on 12/09/2009 ( 5 moms have responded )

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I switched my ava to whole milk at 1 yr. old like every other mom and she was sooo sick so the doctor put her back on her soy formula and told me to give her soy milk instead. She recommended to give her the older baby formula which is about $7 more than the formula she was on as a baby I looked at the nutrition facts of both and didn't see much difference? Does anyone else give their babies toddler formula and have an opinion...

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Jennifer - posted on 09/06/2010

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Nutramigen was a god send to us with our middle daughter. She has an allergy lactose and whey. I was forced to stop nursing and switch to formula due to her severe allergies. When she turned a year, we tried cows milk at her peditrician's recommendation. Thankfully, her tummy was able to tolerate cows milk. It was like a small raise every week. We refered to it as liquid gold.

Caitlin - posted on 01/05/2010

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My daughter has needed soy formula since day one (well, 8 months when she weaned). She has dairy allergies, no intolerence, just a very severe allergy. We got a free sample of toddler forumla in the mail, the first thing I did is check the ingredients and it contains the same type of milk powder as regular formula, so watch out, it would most likely cause the same type of reaction. Our pediatrician told us to keep her on formula until she is 2 years old, because she can't have any type of dairy (along with her other allergies to egg, beef, peanuts, nuts) so she needs it for the protein, iron and fat content.



It costs a pretty penny, but keeping her on the Soy formula is worth it (we tried Nutramigen and she hated it thank god..)

Kylea - posted on 01/05/2010

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Goat milk is much easier on the tummy, it worked wonders for us. But it is also pricey.

Kristi - posted on 12/09/2009

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My cousin gives her little one (who just turned 2) toddler formula, and swears by it. She uses the Nestle Good Start stuff ... it is crazy expensive though!

Sara - posted on 12/09/2009

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My little girl is on Enfilmil Nutramigen SOOOO EXSPENSIVE! Its a hypo allergenic formula. I've tried to switch her but she to gets so sick. My doctors told me to keep her on that and that the toddler formulas were not any diffrent.

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