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    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***

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    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

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    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

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    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!

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    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.

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    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.

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