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Hello! I’m Anjali. I’m a board certified health coach, author, wife, mom and food lover from the SF Bay area (now living in Seattle, WA!); with a passion for delicious food and a desire to make healthy eating easy, tasty and fun! Learn more about me here and stay for a while!

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The Best Hypoallergenic Baby Formulas

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This in-depth, parent-friendly guide will help you find and buy the best hypoallergenic baby formulas. You will learn what types of hypoallergenic baby formulas are available, what ingredients to avoid in formula, and where you can reliably purchase the best hypoallergenic baby formula. I update this post monthly to ensure that all of the information below is recent and accurate!

best hypoallergenic baby formulas

Finding the safest and healthiest formula for your baby can be a stressful process! I’ve heard from many of you that my guide to the best organic baby formula has been helpful in making that process a bit easier.

But navigating the world of hypoallergenic formulas can be even more stressful – because on top of trying to find a healthy solution, you know that your baby is getting sick from the milk protein in regular formula!

I was lucky enough to have two kids who didn’t have any allergies, but I have talked to so many moms who are frustrated with the lack of options for healthy, safe, organic, hypoallergenic baby formulas. So that’s why I created this article!

Some of the items below were given to me to review by the manufacturer or as part of an affiliate program. I may receive commissions if you make a purchase through the links provided. I only recommend products I’ve actually evaluated, I believe are the highest quality, and can do the most to help you and your family. By purchasing any of these products from the links below, you help keep this blog running, so thanks for your support!

Keep in mind that every person & situation is different, especially yours, so make sure to talk to your doctor and see how these guidelines and tips can help you. These tips are not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Never disregard or delay in seeking professional medical advice because of something you read here!

Below, I have listed the best hypoallergenic baby formula on the market today, followed by more details on each. Click on the formula name to go to the best online retailer of the formula.

The 15 Best Hypoallergenic Baby Formulas: 2021 Guide

While no hypoallergenic formula is perfect, the 15 hypoallergenic baby formulas below are considerably better than the rest. You can click on the formula name in the table below to find the best online retailer of the formula.

hipp ha pre best hypoallergenic baby formulas
HiPP HA PRE

Try first if: Your baby has a cow’s milk allergy or sensitivity and you haven’t tried another hypoallergenic option (or you’re trying to move away from the US hypoallergenic options because of concerns over ingredients). Has extensively hydrolyzed protein, (86-87% broken down), 100% whey (no casein), no starch, but with the same lactose content as a non-hypoallergenic baby formula.

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HiPP HA Stage 1

Try first if: Your baby has a cow’s milk allergy or sensitivity and you haven’t tried another hypoallergenic option (or you’re trying to move away from the US hypoallergenic options because of concerns over ingredients). Has extensively hydrolyzed protein, (86-87% broken down), 100% whey (no casein), starch added, and the same lactose content as a non-hypoallergenic baby formula.

hipp ha stage 2 best hypoallergenic formula
HiPP HA Stage 2

Try first if: Your baby is over 6 months of age, has a cow’s milk allergy or sensitivity and you haven’t tried another hypoallergenic option or are moving up from HA Stage 1 (or you’re trying to move away from the US hypoallergenic options because of concerns over ingredients). Has extensively hydrolyzed protein, (86-87% broken down), 100% whey (no casein), starch added, and the same lactose content as a non-hypoallergenic baby formula.

hipp comfort baby formula
HiPP Comfort

Use if: Your baby has a cow’s milk allergy or sensitivity and HiPP HA hasn’t worked. Most similar to a US hypoallergenic formula. Extensively hydrolyzed protein, (86-87% broken down), 100% whey (no casein), reduced lactose content and modified fats.

best goat milk formula - kendamil goat
Kendamil Goat

Goat milk formula is easier to digest because goat milk has A2 milk protein (vs A1 which is in cow’s milk and is harder to digest). Kendamil uses whole goat milk instead of skimmed milk. It also has no palm oil, no soy, no added sugars, and is 100% vegetarian – uses plant based DHA/ARA with NO hexane extraction. Contains prebiotics, has a whey:casein ratio that mimics breastmilk for easy digestion. Is technically not organic, but is non-GMO and has Red tractor certified ingredients. This means Kendamil follows rigorous production standards and the farms they obtain their goat milk from do not use growth hormones or antibiotics.

kabrita usa baby formula
Kabrita USA

Use if: Your baby has a cow’s milk sensitivity, but not a cow’s milk allergy. Goat milk formula has been a good option for babies with a cow’s milk sensitivity. But if your baby has a diagnosed cow’s milk protein allergy, they may have an issue with goat milk protein as well. Note: Kabrita is technically a toddler formula, but meets the nutritional requirements for an infant formula. Make sure your pediatrician is ok with you using Kabrita for your baby before you start this (or any other) formula.

holle a2 -organic formula
Holle A2

Holle A2 cow milk formula is created from 99% organic ingredients and has no added sugars. Babies who have trouble digesting regular formula (made with A1 cow’s milk) may do better on A2 cow’s milk. The A2 beta-casein protein type is typically easier to digest than A1 milk proteins (which is the more common protein found in cow’s milk) This formula allows babies to continue drinking cow’s milk but without the protein that causes the discomfort. Contains DHA, but does not contain ARA, prebiotics or probiotics.

holle goat baby formula
Holle Goat

The only 100% organic goat milk formula available. A good alternative to Kendamil if you are looking for a truly organic goat milk formula with no ARA and pre/probiotics added (it does have DHA added). The main drawback to this formula is the added maltodextrin. It also doesn’t have a whey:casein ratio that’s identical to breastmilk so it can cause constipation in some babies.

alimentum ready to feed - best hypoallergenic formulas
Alimentum® Ready to Feed

Use If: Your baby has a cow’s milk protein allergy, HiPP HA and Comfort have not worked, and you are looking for an option with less sugar (and you’re not as concerned about carrageenan). Carrageenan is a food stabilizer and thickener which can cause inflammation in the body. Between the two versions of Alimentum it’s a tradeoff with more sugar and no carrageenan vs. less sugar and added carrageenan.

alimentum hypoallergenic baby formula
Alimentum®

Use if: You have tried HiPP HA and HiPP Comfort and neither have worked, and your baby has a cow’s milk protein allergy. 93% hydrolyzed, so worth trying if HiPP HA and HiPP Comfort don’t work.

Nutramigen® ready to feed - best hypoallergenic formulas
Nutramigen® Ready to Feed

Use If: Your baby has a cow’s milk protein allergy, HiPP HA and Comfort have not worked, and you are looking for an option with less sugar (and you’re not as concerned about carrageenan). Carrageenan is a food stabilizer and thickener which can cause inflammation in the body. Between the two versions of Nutramigen it’s a tradeoff with more sugar and no carrageenan vs. less sugar and added carrageenan.

Nutramigen®

Use if: You have tried HiPP HA and HiPP Comfort and neither have worked, and your baby has a cow’s milk protein allergy. This is almost identical to Alimentum, so they are pretty interchangeable. It’s 93% hydrolyzed, so worth trying if HiPP HA and HiPP Comfort don’t work.

gerber extensive ha - best hypoallergenic formulas
Gerber Extensive HA

This formula is supposed to be 100% hydrolyzed, so it’s even more broken down than Alimentum / Nutramigen. Use if: You have tried HiPP HA and HiPP Comfort and neither have worked, and your baby has a cow’s milk protein allergy.

neocate baby formula
Neocate®

Use if: You need an amino acid based formula, and the other formulas on this list don’t work

elecare baby formula
EleCare®

Use if: You need an amino acid based formula, and the other formulas on this list don’t work

What types of hypoallergenic formulas are out there?

Soy Formulas

While these are an alternative to cow’s milk formulas, 8-14% of infants with a cow’s milk allergy will react to soy. On top of that, too much soy for infants hasn’t been studied in terms of its long term effects – so I don’t like recommending soy formula, especially non-organic soy formula, for babies with a cow’s milk protein allergy.

Goat Milk Formulas

This can be a good option if your baby has a cow’s milk sensitivity vs. a diagnosed cow’s milk protein allergy. For Goat Milk formulas, I’d recommend: Kendamil Goat,  Kabrita USA or Holle Goat. For more details on goat milk formula, check out What’s the Best Goat Milk Formula for Your Baby?

Partially Hydrolyzed Formulas

These take a cow’s milk protein whey and break it up into large pieces. But this can still trigger an allergic reaction in babies who are allergic to cow’s milk.

Extensively Hydrolyzed Formulas

These are hypoallergenic. They are made for infants who can’t digest or are allergic to intact cow’s milk protein. These formulas break the casein (the cow’s milk protein) into pieces.

The healthiest options in this category actually come from Europe.

HiPP Comfort is most similar to a US hypoallergenic formula. It has extensively hydrolyzed whey protein (86-87% broken down) and does not contain casein (100:0 ratio). In addition, HiPP Comfort has a reduced lactose content. What’s interesting about HiPP Comfort is that while, in formulation, it is the closest to a US hypoallergenic formula and is more broken down than HiPP HA, it’s technically not labeled as a hypoallergenic formula in the EU for regulatory reasons. Comfort is typically indicated for gassiness, colic and constipation. We do, in practice, find that parents seeking a “hypoallergenic” formula have been successful with Comfort, so for those who have babies who are sensitive to both whey and casein, this may be the formula for you!

HiPP HA or HiPP HA PRE is another fantastic option, because it does contain extensively hydrolyzed whey protein (86-87% broken down), and it doesn’t contain casein (100:0 ratio), but it does not have a reduced lactose content. The difference between HA PRE and HA is that PRE has no starch added.

Common Extensively Hydrolyzed formulas in the US include Alimentum® or Nutramigen®, which are about 93% broken down – so slightly more than Comfort/HA. Gerber HA is 100% hydrolyzed, so it’s the most hydrolyzed formula that I’ve found. But if your baby tolerates HA or Comfort I would choose those over Alimentum/Nutramigen for a variety of reasons (more on that below!) Note: If you are looking for more information on the best baby formula made in the US, and you don’t need a hypoallergenic option, I’d recommend looking at this post.

Amino Acid Based Formulas

These are hypoallergenic. These don’t include whole protein molecules at all. Instead, they contain all the basic amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein. These are the most expensive and are used when babies react even to extensively hydrolyzed formula. Common and Amino Acid Based formulas in the US include Neocate® or EleCare®. These don’t have great ingredients, but there isn’t a better option that I’ve found out there!

What makes European hypoallergenic formulas better than US formulas?

  • No processed or refined sugars (syrup, syrup solids, maltodextrin, sugar, brown rice syrup, etc).
  • Minimal synthetic nutrients: this includes lutein, lycopene, nucleotides, l-methionine. I won’t go into details on each nutrient listed above, but essentially – many are processed with neurotoxic solvents or are either themselves listed as a toxic ingredient.
  • They taste much better than the US hypoallergenic formulas! US hypoallergenic formulas are notorious for tasting and smelling horrible – and that can make it even more challenging to get your baby to drink them. But because they’re made with whole food and minimally processed ingredients the European formulas are usually well tolerated by babies in terms of taste and smell.
  • They’re pretty comparable in price, and sometimes even cheaper than the US hypoallergenic formulas.
  • Note: while most HiPP formulas are organic, HiPP Comfort and HiPP HA are technically not certified organic because the hydrolyzed protein is not available in an organic form.

So are the US formulas really that bad?

Even if you just look at the sugar content and ignore the highly processed ingredients, yes. Look at the ingredients from some of the most popular brands – and you’ll see that over 50% of the ingredients are literally just sugar. That’s just like spoon feeding your infant table sugar! It’s ridiculous. And the two options without a high amount of sugar (Nutramigen® and Alimentum® ready to feed versions) have carrageenan added.

  • Alimentum®: Corn Maltodextrin (35%), Casein Hydrolysate [Derived from Milk] (18%), Sugar (15%), High Oleic Safflower Oil (10%), Medium-Chain Triglycerides (10%), Soy Oil (8%).
  • Neocate®: Corn Syrup Solids (51%), Refined Vegetable Oil (Medium Chain Triglycerides (8%), High Oleic Sunflower Oil (6%), Sunflower Oil (4%), Canola Oil (4%)), Fructooligosaccharides (Oligofructose (4%), Inulin (0.5% )
  • Nutramigen®: Corn Syrup Solids (48%), Vegetable Oil (Palm Olein, Coconut, Soy, and High Oleic Sunflower Oils) (26%), Casein Hydrolysate (Milk) (16%)*, Modified Corn Starch (4%)

If you compare that to the Ingredients in HiPP Comfort or the Ingredients in HiPP HAyou’ll see that there is zero added sugar for both of these formulas!

So if your little one is allergic to cow’s milk protein, I’d definitely recommend trying HiPP Comfort or HiPP HA before any of the US based hypoallergenic formulas. 

As for where to purchase these formulas, I’m in personal contact with the owners of all of these companies: MyOrganicCompany, Bottles and Burps, Organic Formula Shop, Organic’s Best, and Organic Baby Food, and I feel comfortable recommending them to you as options!

I hope this post helped you navigate finding best hypoallergenic baby formulas available today. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to leave a comment or contact me here – I respond to every message I get!

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330 responses to “The Best Hypoallergenic Baby Formulas”

  1. Hi there,

    My son as been on Neocate for three weeks and has taken a turn for the worse in the last few days. Have you ever heard of a baby getting worse on an amino-acid formula? He is screaming in pain constantly and nothing we do consoles him.

    • Hi Marielle! Yes I have heard of babies getting worse on amino acid formulas, especially babies with severe allergies. I would definitely talk to your pediatrician about this to see what else can be done!

  2. Hi
    My 4 month old has CMPI or CMPA l, never tested for blood in the stools. I am dairy, soy and beef free however I am looking to supplement with formula and eventually slowly wean to it. I have tried alimentum which caused gassiness but then was told my ped to try nutrigamen. We tried that for 2 feedings and did not sit well (vomiting, hives, cramps). I was looking into HIPP. Is it goat whey used? Also can i buy one pack of HA and one of Comfort and switch if anything or would i need to do the slow transition between these two as well?

    • Hi Renee! Thanks for reaching out and I’m so sorry your baby is having so many tummy troubles! HiPP is a cow’s milk formula, so goat whey is not used in HiPP. HiPP HA and HiPP Comfort both use cow’s milk but it’s hydrolyzed (up to 86-87%) so it’s mostly broken down which should make it easier to digest. You can buy one pack of each and switch if one doesn’t work but I would still do a slow transition because the formulas are different (e.g. Comfort has reduced lactose, HiPP HA has regular amounts of lactose, etc). Hope that helps and I hope you find something that works soon!

  3. Hi I have been told by my doctor that my baby may have CMA however then my health visitor said he hasn’t. He is 3 months now and has had an allergic reaction/ eczema rash that’s flared up due to the milk. (Why the HV didn’t think it was a CMA – as he wasn’t showing any other symptoms just a rash which they thought could be caused by something else) he was happy having his feeds but the rash was getting worse. We tried nutramgeon but he does not like the taste. What would you recommend?

    • Hi Saira! Thanks for reaching out! That is strange that you got two different diagnoses, but if you’re needing a hypoallergenic formula I’d try HiPP HA, and if he doesn’t do well on that, then I’d try HiPP Comfort. If neither of those work, then Alimentum or Nutramigen would be the next formula to try (both Alimentum and Nutramigen are more broken down than HiPP HA / Comfort). But make sure your pediatrician approves before you start a new formula. Hope that helps!

  4. How long should I continue to use a new formula if babe seems more uncomfortable? We’ve tried numerous formulas for my 3 month old. We started with Alimentum RTF (after cycling through regular, comfort and sensitive similac) but he did not do well on it. He still spit up quite a bit after eating and he began to develop excema, but his gas and discomfort seemed to improve. We tried HIPP HA pre but did not use it for long because he seemed very uncomfortable with gas and reflux. We then tried HIPP comfort, he seemed more comfortable with this one but still spitting up frequently and even hours after eating. I’m also not a fan of the poops being very dark green and watery, and his excema seemed to worsen. I started him on Kendamil goat yesterday by doing 80% HIPP comfort and 20% Kendamil goat, but he seems pretty uncomfortable with gas today. Should I wait it out or move on to something else? I’m feeling so overwhelmed.

    • Hi Amber! Oh man – I’m so sorry to hear that it’s been such a struggle to find a formula that works for your baby! That must be so stressful! Does he have a diagnosed cow’s milk protein allergy? If so, you may need to try an amino acid formula like Elecare or Neocate and see how he does on that. You could also try HiPP AR but that only addresses reflux and won’t address the gas/other digestive discomfort. It sounds like his discomfort was most improved with Alimentum RTF which may indicate that he does have an allergy but Alimentum may not be broken down enough for him (which is why he developed eczema). When it comes to switching formulas – you want to do it slowly – over a period of 7-10 days, and then you want to wait about 7-10 days before switching again. If you’d like more guidance or want to talk through more options in person, feel free to book a 15 minute call with me here! Good luck and I hope you find something that works soon!

  5. Hi.
    I am looking to try out all the European formulas for my baby who has very bad milk allergy. Do you know where to source samples? Buying a whole box just to try it out and then toss the remaining 95% out if it doesn’t work just seems excessive and very expensive. Thank you

    • Hi Dora! Unfortunately, I don’t know of any European formula distributors that send samples! However, if you reach out to some of the distributors on this list, they may be willing to do an exchange if you buy a formula and it doesn’t work for your little one!

  6. My 7 month daughter was recently diagnosed with FPIES and my breastmilk is no longer filling her up so I am looking to add a few ounces of formula a day. I am looking for a hydrolyzed formula that will not cause a reaction and induce vomiting. I cannot afford the shipping for the HiPP. I was wondering your opinion of Earth’s Best Organic Gentle formula or HappyBaby Organic Sensitive.

    • Hi Nicole! Between those two, I’d go with Earth’s Best Organic Gentle formula because it doesn’t include any syrup solids, while HappyBaby includes glucose syrup solids. Hope that helps!

  7. Hi Anjali!

    My son will be 2 in January and is still drinking HiPP comfort. He has a dairy sensitivity. He still very much loves his bottles and formula so I would like to transition him to a toddler formula. Any close toddler options to HiPP comfort?

    Thank you

    • Hi Helena! Does your son need a hypoallergenic formula or would a regular toddler formula be ok? If he can use a regular toddler formula, I’d recommend HiPP Kindermilch which is made for toddlers aged 2+. If he needs a hypoallergenic formula, unfortunately I don’t know of a hypoallergenic toddler formula! If you’re looking for a goat milk formula (which can sometimes be easier to digest than a cow’s milk formula), I’d recommend Kabrita USA which is formulated for toddlers. Hope that helps!

      • Hi Anjali!
        My daughter took a sensitivity test and it came out that he has high sensitivity to cows milk, goat milk.
        She had since she was 3 months old the Holle goat formula, then at 7 months she was wheezing and had problems breathing so the pediatrician recommended the Nutramigen. Once she turned 9 months she is on Bobbie formula and is been now two weeks with this formula, we don’t see any reaction even tho is with cow’s milk, just a little eczema she has. Should we go back to Nutramigen? I don’t like at all the Ingredients:(

      • Hi Lavinia! If your daughter is doing well on Bobbie and your pediatrician is ok with you keeping her on Bobbie, then I wouldn’t make any changes! Bobbie is a great formula, and often times kids will react to other formulas with symptoms that seem like milk allergies (gas, constipation, other issues), because of the other ingredients in the formula vs. the milk itself. So if your daughter has no issues with Bobbie, I’d stick with it with your pediatrician’s approval! Hope that helps!

    • Hi Katherine! I’d be happy to help! I’d recommend booking a 15 minute call with me here — and then I can better advise you on formula options for your son and answer any questions you have!

  8. My baby has been threw so many hypoallergenic formula last now he’s now extensive HA by gerber which is now making him constipated he’s very fussy when sleeping I don’t know if it the formula causing this or what he does have acid reflux I just don’t know at this point which formula should I give him

    • Hi Julissa! It would be helpful to know the list of formulas you’ve already tried, your baby’s age, and some other details before I can advise you on a formula to try next! Feel free to book a time with me here https://calendly.com/anjalishah and we can talk through all of the options in person (which will be much easier!) Thanks!

    • Hey so I was just reading your post I know I’m a few weeks late to this but my daughter is 3months and I kinda went through the same as you,we went through tons of different formulas but the gerber extensive HA did help my baby a little but she was constipated as well so I did take her off and put her on a goat milk and I added a probiotic-Mommys Bliss everyday digestive health and that worked like a charm,well I hope this helps…

    • Hi there! Formulas like HiPP HA don’t have “eggs” listed on the ingredient label, but I don’t know if they are processed in a facility where egg is present so I don’t know if they are truly egg-free! I’d ask your pediatrician about that before you try a formula!

  9. Why is there a difference between Alimentum powder and it’s Ready-to-Feed version? If I’ve tried these and baby is still upset with gas, Hipp Pre? Or the goat formula? OR does this mean I move onto Neocate or Elecare?

    • Hi Vanessa! My guess is they were able to use different ingredients in the RTF version because the process for making it is different — it’s a shelf stable liquid vs. a powder so completely different from a manufacturing standpoint. If you tried Alimentum and your baby is still having tummy troubles, you honestly could either do HiPP HA or Neocate — it really depends on how severe your baby’s allergy is to figure out which formula will work best. If it were my baby, I’d try HiPP HA, then HiPP Comfort if HA didn’t work, then Neocate or Elecare if neither HiPP formula worked. But you have to do what feels right for your baby and also what your pediatrician feels comfortable with! I would ask your peds and go with their recommendation on whether to do HiPP HA or Neocate/Elecare next!

  10. Hello I have a 4 week old any we tired 6 formulas. So far nothing working she has a milk allergy and Severe acid reflux. Witch Hipp should I try??

    • Hi Kelly! I’m so sorry it’s been so hard to find a formula that works for your baby! If she has a diagnosed milk protein allergy, I’d try HiPP HA first, and if that doesn’t work, then try HiPP Comfort. Hope that helps!

  11. Hi,
    My son is 4 months old. He does have a milk allergy. His symptoms are reflux and GI issues. I am breastfeeding and pumping. My son still needs to be supplemented because he is not gaining enough weight and my supply is low. We have tried a couple of formulas and nothing has worked yet. We have tried alimentum and elecare. Alimentum caused severe stomach pains and would scream for 1-2 hours after eating it. Elecare caused GI symptoms and was unable to even sleep. Most of the hypoallergenic formula has corn/sugar as the main ingredient. What options do we have that will be less sugar or no sugar and ok for his milk allergy? Thank you.

    • Hi Jessica! I’d recommend trying either HiPP HA or HiPP Comfort — HiPP Comfort is more broken down than HiPP HA, so you might want to try HA first and then do Comfort if HA doesn’t work. Both have clean ingredients and no sugar. Make sure your pediatrician is also comfortable with this change in formula before you switch! Hope that helps!

  12. Hi,
    I saw you have the links for the formulas. Thank you. So to clarify- if we are suspecting a potential allergy or intolerance to lactose we should try Hipp HA first not comfort?

    Thanks.

    • Hi Michelle! It depends on how severe you suspect the allergy to be. If it seems mild, I’d recommend trying HiPP HA and then HiPP Comfort if HA doesn’t work. For more severe allergies, you may want to go straight to Comfort. Hope that helps!

  13. Hi,
    We are currently on Kabrita. But little guy is having some slight bottle aversion and some rashes. We tried US hypoallergenic stuff and he refuses to eat it. So we are thinking of giving Hipp comfort a try. Do you have a site that you recommend purchasing this from?

  14. Hi Anjali,
    My one month old developed severe rash, we are breastfeeding. His peds is suspecting milk/soy protein allergy (based on the appearance of rash, did not test for fecal occult) and wants me to come off all dairy and soy products. I would need to supplement with formula when I return to work, and looking for the best option. Considering he does not have significant GI symptoms associated with his allergy, I thought it would be safe enough to try him on HiPP HA, but couldn’t decide between the added starch vs without it. Would appreciate your thought! Thank you!

    • Hi Malini! I would try it without the added starch first, and see how he does! The starch makes the formula “heavier” but that might be hard for a 1 month old to digest. Hope that helps!

  15. Hi, we are really struggling with my baby girl and formula. I switched from breastfeeding to formula and started her on normal Similac Total comfort and that is when we noticed thr blood in her stool. We then switched to Isomil, the soy based formula, but the blood persisted. She was very fussy and we struggled to calm her. We saw her pead and he recommended Neocate. She did well with that and no blood for about 4 days and the started to not finish her bottels and waking up every two to three hours, as you could see she wasnt full. She never finished a bottel and now does not want to drink any of it. We then gave her Kabrita, which she loves, she is calm and finishes her bottles and sleeps longer throughout the night, but now we have noticed blood in her stool again after 4 days. What other options do we have, I feel so sorry for her! Thanks

    • Hi Bernice! Unfortunately, if your baby is having persistent blood in her stool, and it’s persisted through multiple types of formulas, then she likely has a severe milk protein allergy and won’t be able to tolerate any “regular” formula made with milk (goat milk formula included). You could try HiPP HA or HiPP Comfort if your pediatrician feels comfortable with it – but both of those aren’t nearly as broken down as Neocate so she may still not tolerate them. Neocate is an amino acid formula so many babies don’t like the taste of it, but you may not have a choice if nothing else will work! Hope that helps, let me know if you have any other questions!

  16. Hi! We thought our baby had a milk allergy and I cut dairy since Im breastfeeding and have been supplementing with formula as well. I’ve tried every formula possible (regular, hypoallergenic, hydrolyzed) and my baby seems to still have difficulties such as constipation, fussy, gassy. We tried the HiPP combiotik (which I prefer for the ingredients) but don’t know of I should switch to HA. I just don’t want to give him formula which he may be sensitive too. He keeps waking up in the middle of the nights too. Some times grunting. Hungry. Not sure if the formula has anything to do with it, but any help in determining which one to try would be truly appreciate it!!

    • Hi Maria! Which formulas besides HiPP Combiotik have you already tried? You mentioned you have already tried regular, hypoallergenic, etc. formulas – so have you tried HA already? Also, when you have switched formulas, have you transitioned super slowly (over a period of 1-2 weeks?) Let me know and then I can better help you figure out what formula is best. If you need a quicker response or more in depth advice on which formula to choose, feel free to book a 15 minute call with me here!

  17. Are you familiar with Baby’s Only Plant Based Pea Protein Formula? No cow milk, soy or corn and all organic ingredients!

    • Hi Jessica! I am familiar with it but it has two issues:
      1) The first ingredient in the formula is brown rice syrup
      2) It’s really a toddler formula, and I don’t have verification from Baby’s Only that it meets the nutritional requirements for an infant formula, which is the main reason why I haven’t added it to this list.
      Hope that helps!

  18. Hi, my baby’s pediatrician told us that baby might be allergic to milk protein when he was about 2 months old, but it’s not confirmed in any way. So we tried Alimentum which gives my baby upset stomach. Then I started him on HiPP HA 1, which makes him gassy throughout the night. I then tried HiPP HA Pre, the gas problem still persists. So I went on to HiPP Comfort, the gas problem seems to be resolved, but he starts having diarrhea once a day after about a week and half into the formula. I tried to mix it with some HiPP HA, but the gas problem would come back. Can I mix the the HiPP Comfort with something else so he won’t have the diarrhea, like goat milk? Thank you!

    • Hi Elise! I’m so sorry to hear about your baby’s struggles with formula! That must be so tough! You can mix HiPP Comfort with goat milk formula (I would recommend trying Kendamil Goat) – or you could just try Goat Milk formula on its own to see how he does. Make sure your pediatrician also agrees with this approach before you try it! I hope you find something that works soon!

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