Archive for the ‘Infant Formula’ Category
17
Jun
Is it safe to drink raw milk?

YES. It’s quite safe. It’s much safer to consume raw milk than eat deli meats for example. And based on stats including a Stanford University Microbiologist (p56 of Expert Court Testimony), it’s safer to drink raw milk than pasteurized milk. The main concern is to get your milk from an ethical farm with healthy animals [Read more…]

17
Jun
RAW milk from grass-fed animals vs organic pasteurized milk

Raw milk from grass fed animals is a living food packed with live enzymes, minerals, and vitamins. Grass-fed animals make milk high in vitamins A and D, CLA, Omega-3 fatty acids, and beta-carotene. Easily digested by those intolerant to dairy (digests itself) Excellent for your health (contains enzymes, probiotics, omega 3s, CLA, and immune building [Read more…]

17
Jun
Can Raw Goat Milk Formula help babies with eczema, asthma, colic, and constipation?

Yes, homemade raw goat milk formula help babies with eczema, asthma, colic, or intestinal problems like constipation!  In fact, the reason I discovered this amazing formula is namely because my baby reacted so horribly to any traces of dairy (in my diet) while I was breastfeeding. She’d have hours of screaming fits and would break [Read more…]

17
Jun
Can babies drink Goat Milk instead of commercial infant formula?

In brief, yes, RAW goat milk can be used successfully, but it should be made according to the official, time tested and proven recipe for homemade infant formula in order for it to match breast milk’s protein/fat/water/nutrient ratios. Many moms including myself, had great success using raw goat milk formula. Common feedback from moms using [Read more…]

16
Jun
Nutrient Comparison Chart: Breast Milk vs Homemade Formula

From Weston A Price Foundation Based on 36 ounces   Breast Milk Cow’s Milk Formula Goat Milk Formula Liver-Based Formula Calories 766 856 890 682 Protein 11.3g 18g 18g 15g Carbohydrates 76g 79g 77g 69g Total Fat 48g 52g 54g 36g Saturated Fat 22g 28g 30g 16g Mono Fat 18g 16g 16g 12g Poly Fat 5.5g [Read more…]

16
Jun
Can I travel with my infant’s homemade formula?

If you are traveling out of town, many moms report that they have successfully frozen numerous breastmilk bags containing the formula and put them on ice and taken them past security check and on-board with them with no problems. Most airlines security check points seem to be very lenient with large quantities of breast milk [Read more…]

16
Jun
Can I freeze a few batches of homemade formula?

Yes, it is possible to freeze the formula in individual bottles or breast milk storage bags if it is done only OCCASIONALLY and INFREQUENTLY, for example during travel. Ideally, you make your batch fresh daily and keep it no longer than 24 hrs in the fridge. Your goal is to feed your baby the freshest [Read more…]

15
Jun
Solutions when having trouble with homemade infant formula
Hypoallergenic Formula

Q: I  am desperate not to feed my 24 week old infant commercial formula which contains high fructose corn syrup, soy, and hexane residue (from Life’s DHA). So I’ve been making my own infant formula, but she vomited twice after eating nutritional yeast flakes….it seems. First it happened 10 days ago with powdered goat milk, [Read more…]

15
Jun
What brand of organic baby formula you would recommend?

Q: Is there any brand of organic baby formula you would recommend? A: Unfortunately, there are no brands of infant formula that I can recommend with confidence since all the ones I know of in the US include corn syrup (a dangerous genetically modified food), and other poor choice ingredients. The best and most nutritious [Read more…]

7
Jun
Is Goat Milk Formula similar to breast milk?

Human milk is richer in whey, lactose, vitamin C, B12, folic acid, niacin, and long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids compared to goat’s milk but leaner in protein (casein- the milk protein). See comparison chart below. The recipe offers a formula which is second best to breast milk and puts commercial infant formula to shame. This homemade [Read more…]