+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 21
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2014
    Posts
    132
    Thanks
    23
    Thanked
    31
    Reviews
    0

    Default Which formula did you use?

    I am being bamboozled by what's out there. I do want to try breastfeeding when I have baby, but I've had trouble in the past, and want to have a tin in reserve rather than a screaming cranky baby who is not getting enough to eat.
    I'm just wondering which formula people chose and why they liked that one? I'm in SA and no Aldi's or Blooms here. Everything seems to be way more complicated than last time I had a baby. Casien vs whey dominant, gold, regular etc etc. Any info anybody could impart would be great.
    Thanks in advance.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    1,474
    Thanks
    597
    Thanked
    409
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Hello. I've used both karicare aptimal and Bellamys organic. Both were fine for my bub. Out of the two I would probably go with Bellamys organic. Was gentle on the tummy and he seemed to have no issues with it.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Location
    Adelaide, SA
    Posts
    2,262
    Thanks
    699
    Thanked
    771
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    I use S26 Gold for newborns; and my DD seems to have no problems with it.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    2,567
    Thanks
    889
    Thanked
    574
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Heinz Nurture from birth, not the gold variety, just the regular one. Fed DD2 from birth with no issues.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Adelaide
    Posts
    2,546
    Thanks
    370
    Thanked
    347
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I'm in SA also, wish we had an Aldi here.

    I use nestle nan pro gold.

    There are a lot of formulas out there, it just depends on eh h one bub accepts.

    A2 milk also make a formula.

    Good Luck

  6. #6
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    8,366
    Thanks
    5,898
    Thanked
    4,929
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 17/4/15100 Posts in a week
    I have a tin of Bellamys Organic that's never been opened and I can't use it for my bub as he's intolerant to dairy.

    If you decide to go with that PM me and I could give it to you as I'm in SA too and judging by the post code in your signature, not too far away.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Posts
    617
    Thanks
    200
    Thanked
    299
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Used Bellamys from birth with DD and no issues here either.

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Posts
    4,984
    Thanks
    3,695
    Thanked
    1,955
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Nafsika View Post
    I'm in SA also, wish we had an Aldi here.

    I use nestle nan pro gold.

    There are a lot of formulas out there, it just depends on eh h one bub accepts.

    A2 milk also make a formula.

    Good Luck
    Theres an Aldi opening in the southern suburbs in 2016

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Posts
    4,984
    Thanks
    3,695
    Thanked
    1,955
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Oh and I used Bellamys with our first born. Certified organic by a Tasmanian company. Brilliant!

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Posts
    6,241
    Thanks
    5,707
    Thanked
    4,634
    Reviews
    20
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    I used s26 regular.

    One thing that will make it easier to decide - you don't need any of the gold formulas. They're not necessary.

  11. The Following User Says Thank You to atomicmama For This Useful Post:

    LittleM  (15-03-2015)


 

Similar Threads

  1. AR formula
    By Mummy12 in forum Bottlefeeding Support
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 19-09-2014, 12:27
  2. Formula
    By loulou21 in forum Bottlefeeding Support
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-08-2014, 22:45
  3. Poo changes formula
    By Mummy12 in forum General Child Health Issues
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 30-07-2014, 13:31

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Life FertilityLife Fertility Clinic is a boutique fertility clinic located in Spring Hill, Brisbane. Our dedicated fertility and IVF ...
REVIEWS
"Pigeon teats rule!"
by Alex
Pigeon PP Wide Neck reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›