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We have been having alot of issues with breast feeding and my milk supply is drying up. Every time we give my 6 month old formula he throws up all of it an hour later. He was 4weeks early and started off on formula. I have tried a few different formulas but he does the same thing everytime. Please help!

Posted by ez, 11th February 2014

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  • Contact your paeditricain . Vomiting maybe caused by reflux ( which both my kids had ) or perhaps lactose intolerance . Best to see a professional as vomiting is never good for a baby .

  • Reflux maybe? Try novalac it’s a bit more pricey by works a treat. Xx

  • it would be best to go to your dr and talk to them about it

  • Make sure the bottle isn’t too fast for him, sometimes when it’s too fast they swallow a lot of air at the same time which could cause him to spew when he tries to burp. I used s26 ar for a while which thickens in their stomach. This worked well for my little one.

  • I use the NAN comfort for my little one to top her off and she has never had any trouble with it. It contains probiotics so it keeps their tummys more settled

  • there are some good comments here

  • take him to a doctor they could help you more

  • keep pumping, you can reestablish breast supply, contact the breast feeding association, they can also be a great help in choosing a formula

  • try caricare goats milk formula. Its a lifesaver .

  • I would say check with the midwife. Sometime they suggest brand or give you a preparation guide which will suit your child.

  • My girl was a ‘spewer’ too – but did NOT suffer reflux as the doctor said she would be in discomfort if she had reflux and she was always super happy. The spewing is inconvenient but as long as he is gaining weight and is happy I wouldn’t worry about it. Don’t use HA formula unless doctor has told you so as it often causes constipation. My girl gradually stopped but she was a good 4-5 months old when it stopped! I bought heaps of cute ‘scarf-bibs’ on eBay to still make her look nice and that saved me heaps of washing! I always carried spare tops for myself as well. Good luck!

  • Check with your child health nurse – they could suggest appropriate formulas for you to try.

  • Goodluck in finding your answers and a suitable formula for your little one

  • Our second child suffered from terrible reflux for the first 6months of her life and she had both breast and formula milk. My milk dried up too. We tried S26 AR which worked for awhile but her vomiting came back. We then researched and in the end we went with NAN H.A Gold and we used a feed thickener which worked wonders and then over time we were able to reduce the thickener until we now haven’t used it for over 2 months.

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