Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
179 Doctors are Online

Infant with difficulty in passing stools, has vomiting after feeds, seems to be gassy after taking formula milk, similac with omega 3 and 6, takes water between feeds. What can be done?

my baby is formula fed and i started her on similac advanced with omega 3 and 6 but she was very gassy/fussy and wasn t producing regular bowel movements. My dr suggested using a sensitive formula and i have been for 2 weeks but she s still not pooping on her own and seems to be having alot more vomit during her feeds. She is only 7 weeks old, and was premature at 36weeks. I have talked to her dr. and tried giving her about 2 ounces of water inbetween feeds as recommended but nothing seems to be helping. What should i do next and is there a different formula i should try.
Asked On : Mon, 2 Jul 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  79
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
Pediatrician 's  Response
You can try the "sensitive" formula that contain no/ very little Iron, and change the brand,
Also you can continue breast feeding since that would cause least gassiness.
Finally a simethicone preparation may be tried to reduce flatulence,
Warm regards
Answered: Sat, 14 Jul 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor