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Acid Reflux Thickened Infant Formulas

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Babies who are diagnosed with acid reflux may benefit from drinking a commercially thickened formula. These formulas, such as Enfamil AR and Similac Sensitive RS, add a rice-based thickening agent. However, parents should be aware that not every baby that spits up frequently requires a thickened formula. If the baby is gaining weight well and not showing other signs of reflux, it may be best to stick with cow's milk based formula.

See also: Choosing Baby Formula

Also Known As: AR Infant Formula
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