|There are several varieties of
formulas on the market today. These formulas typically fall into three
Milk-based formulas are usually used for babies that do not show any feeding sensitivities. Signs of feeding sensitivities include rashes, loose stools and irritability.
When a milk-protein allergy is suspected, your doctor may recommend a lactose-free formula or a soy-based formula.
Lactose-free formulas may be beneficial when lactose-intolerance is suspected. Lactose-free formulas are milk-based.
Soy-based formulas are usually used for babies that have symptoms such as excessive fussiness, spit-up or gas. Soy-based formulas are milk-free and lactose-free.
Although studies suggest that breastfeeding is best for an infant with reflux, there are several formulas on the market that work well for infants with reflux. Trying to determine the difference between types and brands of formulas can be very confusing. The following chart can help you determine which formula might work best for your infant.
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