Switching from gentlease to nutramigenEnfamil Gentlease is formulated to reduce fussiness, gas and crying. They are both formulas that have easy-to-digest proteins, but have different formulations based on your baby’s specific issues and needs. Brain-Building Nutrients. Both Enfamil Gentlease and Sensitive formulas contain brain-building DHA, previously only found in breast milk*.
When Should I Switch My Baby To Nutramigen®?
If your doctor recommended it, your baby should be switched onto Nutramigen® as soon as possible after diagnosis, following your doctor’s advice. This is to eliminate the cow’s milk proteins causing the allergic reactions from your baby’s diet as soon as possible.
What Are The Side Effects Of Starting Nutramigen?
Stool Changes. When first starting on a new formula, you may notice slight changes in stool pattern, gas, and/or spitting up. After starting Nutramigen, some babies may experience frequent, loose stools, especially during the initial days of feeding. It is normal for some infants on iron-fortified formula to have greenish stools.
How Long Does It Take For Nutramigen ® To Work?
Your baby may also have a reduced appetite if they have been feeling unwell from their allergy. When introducing Nutramigen ® for the first time some persistence may be required — some infants may take 3 to 5 days to become used to it.
Does Nutramigen Cause Loose Stools In Babies?
After starting Nutramigen, some babies may experience frequent, loose stools, especially during the initial days of feeding. It is normal for some infants on iron-fortified formula to have greenish stools. Speak to your doctor if you are worried about stool changes.