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Aptimil causing constipation, should I change formula? If so, to what??

(7 Posts)
Damash12 Tue 12-Mar-13 13:14:43

Hi after breast feeding for 7 weeks I have now switched to formula. I chose Apatamil as my first son had this and we never had a problem plus I believed it to be the best but my Ds is really struggling and in quite a bit of pain until he does his poo. I think I have heard Aparamil can cause constipation so what formula does anyone recommend I switch too?

MajaBiene Tue 12-Mar-13 13:16:47

Try any one, and see how it goes.

Damash12 Tue 12-Mar-13 18:27:41

Erm any other recommendations of a specific brand?

MajaBiene Tue 12-Mar-13 18:36:28

How can anyone tell you which specific brand will suit your baby confused

Flisspaps Tue 12-Mar-13 18:39:41

You may think Maja is being chippy, but honestly, it's just trial and error - each one will have a slightly different effect on each baby.

monkeysbignuts Tue 12-Mar-13 18:39:42

Aptimil and cow and gate are basically the same (same ingredients and same company) so try something other than them two.
I have been told hipp organic is a gentle formula but never used it myself.

minicc Tue 12-Mar-13 18:45:45

I had the same problem, Sma gold was better for my daughter. Just see which one is stocked in your local shop and go from there!

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