Iirc you can’t put gaviscon in comfort milk. It make it like a paste. My dd had cow and gate comfort but without the gav. It improved her constipation but she had no reflux issues.
Can I add infant Gaviscon to aptamil comfort?
Do not use Gaviscon infant with other feed thickening agents or infant milk preparations containing a thickening agent. I did not realise this at the time and when I first gave my son who was 5 weeks at the time cow and gate comfort with the added gaviscon, he could barely get anything out.
Can you give Gaviscon with anti reflux milk?
You don’t have to put the gaviscon in the milk if it’s a problem, you can make it up with cool boiled water (instructions on packet).
Does comfort milk help silent reflux?
Comfort milk is not really for reflux but hit colic and constipation. It is easier to digest. Reflux milk is thickened and do helps it to stay down.
Does Infant Gaviscon make milk thicker?
The gaviscon basicly thickens up the milk so its heavyer and stays in the stomach… with the comfort milk, this is already done for you.
Is aptamil comfort thicker?
Aptamil® Comfort has a thicker texture than most other milks to help prevent your baby taking in too much air during feeding. We recommend using a variable flow teat or a single hole teat with a medium or fast flow.
Is comfort milk thicker?
Comfort milk is thicker so make sure teat is appropriate ( we had to move to next size up) also it can constipated baby so offer cool boiled water.
How do I make SMA anti reflux milk?
Preparing your baby’s feed
- Pull the safety seal and open the lid.
- Wash hands well. …
- Boil 1 litre of tap water. …
- Place the sterilised teat and cap on the bottle. …
- Using only the scoop provided, add the correct number of scoops of powder (see feeding guide), levelling off each scoop with the back of a clean, dry knife.
How do you use Cow and Gate anti reflux milk?
Place the sterilised teat and cap on the bottle and roll upright between the palms of your hands – roll it strongly for 5 seconds. The time between adding the scoops and rolling the bottle should be as short as possible. Shake bottle for 20 seconds and then leave to stand for 7 minutes to allow it to thicken.
Do you need bigger teats for infant Gaviscon?
You don’t need bigger teats because gaviscon doesn’t thicken the feed in the bottle particularly, it works more as a layer over the milk in lo’s tummy to stop the milk or tummy acids (in the case of acid reflux) coming back up.
What is the difference between anti reflux and comfort milk?
With regards to the two different formulas, comfort milk has the particles broken down so that is makes the milk easier to digest and gentler on the tummy. Anti reflux milk is the he standard milk but thicker is the two are a bit different in what you would expect them to do.
What’s the best milk for silent reflux?
Hydrolyzed protein formulas are made from cow’s milk with ingredients that are easily broken down for better digestion. These formulas are the most effective in reducing acid reflux, so they’re often recommended for infants with food allergies.
What does comfort milk help with?
Colief is a lactase enzyme that you put into baby’s milk (it works with breast milk and formula) to reduce the level of lactose in the milk. It works on the belief that colic is caused by a baby’s inability to digest lactose when they are tiny – until they are about three months old and their gut ‘matures’.
Can babies have Gaviscon?
Do not give Gaviscon to a child under 12 years old, unless their doctor prescribes it. It’s safe to take paracetamol at the same time as Gaviscon but do not have ibuprofen or aspirin with it.
How do you give Carobel?
Remember to add Carobel to every bottle feed. The Carobel should be added to the milk once it has been cooled or hand warm. Give from a sterilised teaspoon, syringe, open cup or bottle before each breastfeed (up to a maximum of 8 times daily). If no EBM is available, then cool boiled water can be used instead.