Is there a difference between newborn and infant formula?
Infant: These two formulas are virtually IDENTICAL except for the following differences: 1) The “Infant” has 60 IU of vitamin D and the “Newborn” has 75 IU. This difference is practically nothing – both are more than enough vitamin D for a new baby.
How much Enfamil do I give my newborn?
1. What’s a typical newborn formula-feeding schedule? In the first few weeks, the average baby needs to be fed about 8-12 times a day. Basically, they need two to three fluid ounces of formula every three hours.
Is Enfamil bad for babies?
The good news is that both Enfamil and Similac are safe for your baby and meet all your infant’s basic nutritional needs. The Food and Drug Administration regulates all infant and baby formula brands in the United States.
How long can you use Enfamil Newborn formula?
Cover or seal opened containers of Enfamil powder formula, store at room temperature, and use within 30 days. Throw away any remaining powder after that time.
Why is Enfamil Newborn discontinued?
Stores Remove Formula After Boy Dies. Two major retail chains, including Walmart, have removed certain packages of Enfamil, a popular brand of infant formula, from thousands of stores after a Missouri infant who consumed the product died from a rare bacterial infection.
When do I switch to Enfamil 2?
Enfamil A+® 2 is our next stage of infant formula specially designed for babies 6-18 months of age. When your infant is around six-months-old, you may switch from Enfamil A+ and may use Enfamil A+ 2 as a next step.