IMMUNE SUPPORT: Similac Pro-Advance is the first infant formula with 2’-FL human milk oligosaccharide,* designed to be closer than ever to breast milk. (*Not from human milk.)
NO ARTIFICIAL GROWTH HORMONES: Similac is the first leading infant formula brand with no artificial growth hormones† (†No significant difference has been shown between milk derived from rbST-treated and non-rbST-treated cows)
REDUCED FUSSINESS: Parents reported‡ reduced fussiness, gassiness, and spit-up after 1 day (‡After switching to Similac Pro-Advance)
TRUSTED: Similac is the #1 infant formula brand chosen by moms* and the #1 brand fed in hospitals (*total US infant formula all outlets as of 3/31/18, Nielsen data)
BRAIN & EYE DEVELOPMENT: Our exclusive blend of DHA, Lutein, and Vitamin E – nutrients also found in breast milk – helps support baby’s overall growth and brain and eye development
May Contain: Milk
Baby Formula Focus: Brain development, easy to digest, gas, eye development, fussiness, immune system support, growth support
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Similac Pro-Advance with 2’-FL human milk oligosaccharide* provides immune support by encouraging immune cells to release protective proteins in amounts more like the breastfed baby. It’s also the first leading infant formula with no artificial growth hormones†. Parents reported‡ a reduction in fussiness, gassiness, crying, and spit-up after just 1 day of feeding, and the improvement was maintained while feeding the formula. Our exclusive blend of DHA, Lutein, and Vitamin E is important for helping support baby’s brain and eye development. You can trust Similac, the #1 infant formula brand chosen by moms§ and the #1 brand fed in hospitals. *Not from human milk. † No significant difference has been shown between milk derived from rbST-treated and non-rbST-treated cows. ‡After switching to Similac Pro-Advance. §Total US infant formula, all outlets as of 3/31/2018, Nielsen data
my Son was Exclusively breastfed until 4.5 months then I had to start supplementing when I went back to work I used the supplementation formula and he loved it! my supply has gone down even more and I’m only producing 2-3oz a day now. So I bought the advanced. Over the past two weeks I have noticed that he is becoming more and more constipated. He’s is in so much pain and has never experienced this before... no sure if this was a good switch and it’s expensive.
I am not sure why the formula has a funky smell. I opened it and right after store in the fridge. After 24 hours wiem i went to give some to my newborn i realized it smells bad. Now i just throw away 3rd big bottle. It says to store it in the fridge for 48 hours. It makes no sense.
I am a breastfeeding mom and started to supplement formula as my milk is reducing. We bought the similac pro advance brand and used it for a week. Later we found the powder was turning into lumps, it was mixing like usual though. We kept in the original container air tight and in dry place not sure why it turned into lumps. My husband wasn’t comfortable giving it when he saw those lumps. I feel we wasted money on a popular brand. It was heartbreaking for me to trash it. Didn’t get the value for money. My son did like the taste and he didn’t have any issues with digestion considering first 6 months he was exclusively breastfed. I wish it stayed fresh and powdery.
My baby is almost 3mo old and has been mostly breastfed since birth. We got the pro advanced formula as a sample and have supplemented, when needed, since about 3wks old. Never have had any issues with tummy aches. Would recommend to anyone needing to supplement for breast milk.
Since giving birth to my daughter my milk supply has always been a small amount. I breastfeed for the first two weeks making sure to give her the colostrum and my milk came in not too long after that BUT was only able to provide around 1-2oz every six hours. Her doctor recommended breastfeeding and formula but got to be too much doing both. I was given a sample of Similac pro advance when my husband and I went to peek a baby for ultrasounds months before having my daughter. She is only on formula now and is healthy and rising above average at all her drs appointments. Sad that I can’t breastfeed but I’m glad my daughter is getting the closest thing to it and giving her everything she needs to grow.
Love that it comes in the prepacked pouches and the containers.
5 out of 5 stars
AshDelany - 2 months ago
originally posted on similac.com
I 90% breast feed or pump, since birth we had tried supplementing a few times with the sample package of Similac, came with a canister of Orange cap, Purple cap, and Silver cap. The silver cap is the only formula she's consistently had for supplemting while breastfeeding. No tummy troubles like the other 2 and I keep this formula in the cupboard for dad to use while I'm at work if he runs out of frozen breast milk. I found this formula working the best for her at a few weeks old and haven't tried another since, and she's now 8 months old.
Tin can formula work well plastic container powdery formula
2 out of 5 stars
Mother - 2 months ago
originally posted on similac.com
I’ve been using Similac for 4 months now started using the powder formula in the tin can mixed well then a month ago started buying the container but formula was powdery leaving residue tried 2 containers same thing powdery called customer service they replaced 2 new containers but same thing happen so switch back to tin can don’t know why the formula in container is too powdery hope Similac will look into it and find out why