+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 6 of 6
  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Perth, Western Australia
    Posts
    176
    Thanks
    20
    Thanked
    22
    Reviews
    1

    Default Looking for a new "Stage 3" formula - suggestion please :)

    Hiya

    I'm looking at changing my lo Stage 3 formula.
    I'm currently using karricare aptimal gold + stage 3.... I'm unhappy with it for numerous reasons.
    We have always used karricare aptimal gold + (dd was mixed fed from birth - 6months) then just ff from 6months... No problem with the other stages.

    I am looking for suggestion of other brands (I know each bub is different, but would like to save some time and $$$ getting people's opinions, instead of trying every brands to find the best!)

    I have 2 main concerns -
    1. this stage 3 makes my lo VERY constipated (its definitely the formula - and has now been put on a "laxative" like syrup, which is meant to be safe for long term use, but I'm a bit weary using if long term!)

    2. I have found this formula very sticky (although they state no added ____ sugar, the table sugar can remember its name)
    Once calling karricare aptimal, iv been informed it does infact contain extra sugar! But not a "dangerous" sugar (ie table sugar)
    Also have a few other issues (but they petty and don't want to waste everyone's time writing them! )

    Sorry it's so long!
    And Thankyou

    *** I have also recently posted another topic about weather to stay on formula or change to cows milk, and for now iv decided to stay on formula***

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    10,521
    Thanks
    3,211
    Thanked
    6,536
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts

    Default Looking for a new "Stage 3" formula - suggestion please :)

    Bellamys organic toddler is meant to be good - my DS had it only for about 2 months before he stopped formula all together but I had no problems at all with it

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    The Hills
    Posts
    178
    Thanks
    350
    Thanked
    69
    Reviews
    0

    Default Looking for a new "Stage 3" formula - suggestion please :)

    We use Nan pro gold 3 and it works great for us. Pretty expensive. All kids are different though! Good luck! xx

  4. #4
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Perth, Western Australia
    Posts
    176
    Thanks
    20
    Thanked
    22
    Reviews
    1

    Default Looking for a new "Stage 3" formula - suggestion please :)

    Thanks
    Have been looking at the bellamys organic (but its $30 a tin) don't really want to be plaything that much
    Will also have alook at the nan

    I'm going to the shops tues and comparing nutritional information on all the brands! Hehe
    Thanks again!

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    4,270
    Thanks
    3,133
    Thanked
    3,452
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default Looking for a new "Stage 3" formula - suggestion please :)

    I never changed off stage 1. DD is 15 months now and still has it for her 1 bottle a day. I tried stage 2 and it made her reflux worse so I just stuck with 1. It's Heinz nurture.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Posts
    22,154
    Thanks
    3
    Thanked
    1,890
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts

    Default Re: Looking for a new "Stage 3" formula - suggestion please :)

    There is really no reason to change formulas. You could just go back to stage 2 if you want.

    Sent from my HTC One XL using BubHub


 

Similar Threads

  1. WDYT of "The virgin gut" aka one bottle of formula does harm?
    By SpicyTurtle in forum Breastfeeding Support
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 28-11-2012, 14:22
  2. "inbetween ugly stage" of pregnancy
    By Hunkamunka in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 24-07-2012, 12:37

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Hire For Baby Perth
New RETAIL store - Perth Hire For Baby Perth
Here at Hire for Baby, we offer a wide range of products from Child Restraints to Strollers, Stroller Accessories and Oricom Baby Monitors. Wholesale prices - till the stock ends. Buy from us and get the installation for FREE.
Like us on Facebook and get $10 OFF
featured supporter
Pea Pods Reusable Nappies
Pea Pods are the smart choice when it comes to choosing what's best for you, your baby and the environment. Affordable and simple to use, Pea Pods keep your baby dry & happy. Visit our website to find your nearest stockist or order online.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!