Similac Sensitive for Spit Up is an Excellent Choice for Babies Who Frequently Spit Up
Similac Sensitive for Spit up is a unique formula in the line of Similac formula products by Abbott and is designed specifically to reduce frequent spitting up. It is very common for babies to spit up within their first several months and spitting up can also continue until baby is a year old. Spitting up typically occurs when your baby
swallows too much air, overeats or burps. It is most often just the result of their developing digestive system.
Some babies definitely spit up more than others and in greater amounts. If you find that your baby frequently spits up then the Similac Sensitive for Spit up formula may be the perfect answer for your baby. It has been clinically proven to reduce spitting up by up to 54% among healthy infants approximately two months old. It is not intended for use in infants with galactosemia which is a rare disorder that affects the body’s ability to break down a food sugar known as
galactose found in milk and other dairy products.
In addition to using Similac Sensitive for Spit Up, parents can also
try some of the following things to reduce the occurence and frequency of spit up:
- Feed baby more frequently and in smaller amounts
- Feeding time should be calm and peaceful
- Burp baby more frequently
- Try different techniques to get baby not to do so much gulping when eating
- Keep baby quiet for a bit after eating limiting active play
- Try to keep baby upright for 20 or 30 minutes after eating
Convenient Delivery Options For Similac Sensitive for Spit up
Similac Sensitive for Spit Up is available in powder formula in the 1.45-lb SimplePac or 12.4-oz. cans. It is also available in ready-to-feed 1-qt. reclosable bottles and 2-fl. oz. nipple-ready bottles.
The Similac Sensitive for Spit Up formula contains rice starch which tends to make the formula appear grainy. The rice starch grains are so tiny though that you should not typically have any problem with clogged bottle nipples. Due to the rice starch, the powder formula takes a little time and patience to mix.
Some tips to try to ensure baby doesn’t have any issues getting the Similac Sensitive for Spit Up through a nipple:
- Use a nipple with a larger hole for faster formula flow
- Mix the powder with water and wait two minutes
- Gently swirl the formula in the bottle before feeding
- Try the ready-to-feed formula which requires no preparation
Parents absolutely love the Similac Sensitive for Spit Up formula and most agree that it has worked wonders for their precious little one reducing gas, fussiness and spit up. Infants also love the taste and
do not have any issues with constipation. Overall, the Similac Sensitive for Spit Up formula is a favorite for infants.