Testimonials

I JUST NEEDED SOMEONE TO TALK TO

I intended to exclusively breast feed my baby. However, breasts that refused to fully comply and a failure to thrive diagnosis had other plans. I was devastated. I can’t really describe what kept me from using formula, even when I knew I should. All I ever heard was...

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TURNS OUT IT HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH THE FORMULA

Our baby was fussy from the get-go. Even in the hospital, we didn’t have a sleepy newborn baby. Very early on, he started to display signs of reflux – spitting up, choking while feeding, wrenching, irritable, couldn’t be laid down. We went through several formula...

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FEEDING SCHEDULE

I made the mistake with my first baby of letting her eat and sleep whenever she wanted, however she wanted, as much as she wanted. It made life very unpredictable and I found myself unnecessarily overwhelmed almost always. By the time my second baby came, I had a...

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COMBO FEEDING FROM BIRTH

I got in touch with the Formula Feeding Helpline while I was still pregnant. I very much wanted to breast feed but have multiple mental health diagnoses that are exacerbated with lack of sleep. Obviously, babies notoriously keep parents up and my family and I had to...

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HELP WITH FORMULA SELECTION

I contacted the Formula Feeding Helpline when I was in serious need of formula selection advice. My baby was still young but had been bounced around between 3 to 4 different formulas already. He started out life on the standard newborn formula that the hospital...

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WHEN EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING DOESN’T WORK OUT

I found The Formula Feeding Helpline in my darkest hour. My baby was four weeks old and I just wasn’t producing enough breast milk. I was adamant from conception that I would exclusively breast feed him, and talked myself out of formula feeding 100 times over within...

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