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Does lactogen 2 cause any side effects ?

Hi my Baby is 7months old now, i breastfed him for 3months then i gave him Lactogen 1 he was fine on it and pickt up waight really good. Now he is on Lactogen 2 and he is not really picking up weight, he has lots of slyme on his chest . Can it be that Lactogen 2 has ingredeints in that is affecting him in a way?
Thu, 29 Dec 2011
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Hi carmen ;
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Since now your baby is 7 months you can start him on liquids along with milk.As such Lactogen 2 is as good as one and has almost the same composition with a few things extra or in dose according to the age requirement so that should not cause problem.He will start picking up weight again and for the slime you can consult a Paediatrician for examination to rule out any problem.If the baby is fine according to him then no need to worry.
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