939489 tn?1260887943

Baby formula

I am going into overdrive as my due date is approaching.  I dont know about you guys but it seems like after taking forever, now that forever is here, there is so much i want and need to do.  My mother told me that when I was born, my father purchased bottles of ready to feed food, which did not require any mixing, refrigeration, or heating.  and the best feature was that they were disposable.  she said that they were a lifesaver as i am the 3rd of 4 children.  

I have researched these bottles and enfamil and similac make these in 2oz and 8oz bottle.  My mother suggested the 2oz  bottles while the baby only eats a little until later, then to purchase the 8oz bottles.  Has anyone else used these bottles on the go or during those busy times.  My mother is gung-ho on these.  She says it is great so that i will not have to get up in the middle of the night and great for when i am not able to make bottles, traveling, out and about, etc.  

Let me know what you think.  

Also, I dont know if i should purchase some before the baby is born or wait to see which formula the hospital gives him.  Grrr.  And thats just one of the many things on my mind.     lol.

:-)  Good luck Everyone.  I AM SO EXCITED FOR ALL OF US!!!!!
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478429 tn?1265244387
Don't waste your money on buying these. Yeah they can be convenient, but truthfully, before you go to bed you can measure out the bottles and when you're on the go, measure out the powder and take a bottle that has water in it - mix when you're ready to use it. Those pre-made ones just cost so much more!!!
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212720 tn?1304375415
The hospital will usually ask you which formula you prefer the baby to be given. I personally would not spend the $$$ on those pre-made ones.  I would buy a can of powder formula and make your own. It takes only moments and is much more cost effective.   You can also make them ahead of time. They start on the can that they are good for a full 24 hours. If you go out and about use the little freezer packs and carry bag that will come in your going home hosp gift bag and pop a pre-made bottle in there to go with you.
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