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What's the best baby formula?

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Most formulas are pretty much the same. More expensive does not necessarily mean better. Pick whichever type of formula -- powder, concentrate, or ready-to-feed -- best suits your needs. There's no nutritional difference between them.

Choose cow's milk formula over soy to start with.

Check that it's iron-fortified. A lot of evidence shows that iron deficiency in the first years is bad for brain development. Although side effects from iron (gas, constipation, discomfort) are often talked about, they're actually very rare.

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Rachel Moon, MD, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on July 19, 2019

SOURCE:

Rachel Moon, MD, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on July 19, 2019

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