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Breast milk to formula

What is the best way to switch to formula. I’m almost out of my freezer stash and need to switch to formula. How long should the process take?

  • Destinee
    Dec 20

    I did it over a week but it really depends on how your little tolerates it. When I switched my babe was drinking four ounces, so for a couple days I did one ounce formula and three of breast milk, then half and half for a couple days, etc. just be aware that sometimes the first formula you try might not be the right one for your babe. I think we tried three before we found “the one”

  • Natalya
    Dec 20

    We tried all kind of American organic ones ,she has problem with pooping ,her skin was terrible (which is a sign something wrong with a formula) even organic ones and the only one helps for us is the Holle goat milk formula

  • Natalya
    Dec 20

    Btw she likes it right away (Holle)

  • Jossie
    Dec 21

    I had to transition my LO from BM to formula. My doctor recommended Similac Supplement. I started with I ounce formula 3 BM for a couple of days then half and half for a few days and then completely formula. Worked like a charm! Ask your pediatrician for free samples! They come in 2 ounce ready to use bottles. I received about 8 boxes from my pediatrician.

  • Amanda
    Dec 21

    Thx for the info. I will talk to her doctor. I have to use Similac something not 100% sure which ones wic gives.