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Formula and wind!

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togowhe Mon 24-Oct-11 17:56:23

At the moment, we feed our baby one bottle of formula in the night. He seems to suffer with really bad wind throughout the night and in the day (I think a bit less in the day) I wandered if anybody knows if the formula is more likely to make my baby have bad wind or colic. If I decide to move entirely to formula is it likely to cause my baby to have more of a problem with wind. Be great if anyone has switched from breast feeding to formula and has noticed any difference in the windyness of their baby.

tiktok Mon 24-Oct-11 18:02:44

togowhe, why do you think your baby has wind?

MotherPanda Mon 24-Oct-11 18:08:52

My baby is breast fed, has never been ff, but has awful wind. Some babies are just windier than others. From what I've heard, wind is more common a problem with ff babies, so I doubt giving more bottles would help. you could try using infacol to help bring the wind up.

lilham Mon 24-Oct-11 18:33:08

A lot of the ff mums I know swears by dr brown bottles to reduce wind/colic.aybe give that a try first?

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