Sometimes due to a certain condition or when the babies enter the age of 6 months, they must start to drink instant formula. Instant formula is a must in order to fulfill their nutrition. However, since there are a lot of types of instant formula in the market, it makes Moms confused to choose. In addition to having a great quality, babies must be able to tolerate and accept the milk. The problem is that giving unsuitable instant formula to the babies can cause a number of reactions that are harmful to their development.
Moms, instant formula that is sold in the market does have almost the same ingredients between one and the other. What distinguishes them is the protein contained in it. However, that small difference can actually affect the babies. For this reason, it is difficult for the babies to get the appropriate formula.
To find out if the formula that you choose is a good fit for your babies, check the signs below:
Giving instant formula to babies is not easy, Moms. Especially if they are used to breast milk. However, if they receive it well, it indicates that the formula is a good fit for them. On the other hand, if your babies become fussy and keep rejecting the milk, it may indicate that they do not like the formula. Another sign is that the babies constantly spitting up the milk and hold their tongue because they feel uncomfortable with the formula.
- Abnormal stools condition
Formula intolerance can also be monitored through the babies’ stools condition. If it is too hard or too watery, it could be an abnormal stool condition. When the babies’ stomach felt hard and rarely pooping, it shows that the formula that they consume is too difficult to be digested. On the other hand, when your babies are too often pooping and the stool texture is too watery, you should take them to the doctor. The reason is, diarrhea can be very dangerous for babies if not immediately and properly handled.
- Milk Allergy in Babies
Other symptoms that shows that your babies are having formula intolerance is an allergic reaction. Although the allergic reactions that occur can differ from each baby, at least the symptoms are divided into 3 disorders, which is skin, respiratory and digestive disorders.
The three symptoms above can certainly be seen and noticed by Moms. Therefore, you only need to be more responsive and handle it immediately when these symptoms appear in your babies.