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Breast milk is best for your baby.

Health Canada, the Canadian Paediatric Society, and the Dietitians of Canada recommend that you exclusively breastfeed your baby for the first 6 months and that you continue to breastfeed for up to 2 years or longer along with complementary foods.

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Intro to formula feeding

Newborn baby and mother after formula feeding.

Introduction to formula feeding

Each mom has her reasons for choosing to feed her baby infant formula. While breastfeeding is the best recommendation, other conditions or situations can be involved that can make it difficult or even impossible to do so. Fortunately, there is infant formula, which is the only safe alternative to breast milk.

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Baby feeding issues

Similac® Infant Feeding Guidelines: How Much Should A Newborn Eat

Fussiness and baby gas: mostly normal and manageable

Like many moms, you may find that your baby gets fussy from time to time. Occasional fussiness and gas is totally normal! It is just something that you need to learn to detect and then try to help provide relief for your baby.

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Nutrition for babies
6 months+

This Similac® article explains how to wean your baby off breastfeeding

Introducing solid foods

Babies are amazing! In the first 6 months, they more than double their birth weight on breast milk or formula alone. However, at 6 months, milk is no longer enough to meet all their nutritional requirements. They are also physically ready at this age to eat solid foods.

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The Similac® Stool Tool

Our poop chart shows what normal and abnormal baby poop can look like

Did you ever imagine yourself paying so much attention to poop? With so many different colours and consistencies, you might be wondering what’s normal and what’s not.

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