I have a 7 week old, bottle fed baby and every time he feeds he is in pain. It takes forever to get him to burp and his stomach you can hear gurgling. His poo is also dark green.
I never had this problem with my other 2 children and they were bottle fed as well. I don't know what to do anymore.
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I would check with your public health nurse or doctor on this one, since he appears uncomfortable. All babies are different and he may not tolerate the kind of formula he is on the way your other two babies did. The formula ingredients may have changed too.
Green poo is actually fairly common, sometimes the iron in formula can make poo greenish. But when you can hear gurgling and you think he is in pain then definitely get it checked out.
Some babies are sensitive to dairy based formulas, so soy formulas can be an option, but some babies also have sensitivity to soy so there are special formulas available for those babies - I think you have to have it prescribed here Australia.
You could try a soy formula to see if he is more comfortable, but I would still get him checked out by a professional.
All the best, Annie
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