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Are babies more satisfied by casein based formulas?
  1. L S Taitz,
  2. E Scholey
  1. Department of Paediatrics, Children's Hospital, Sheffield.


    A review of 173 infants who were started on whey based formula showed that 40 (23%) had their feeds changed, usually to a casein based feed by 6 weeks. A double blind randomised trial, comparing casein based with whey based formula confirmed that about 20-25% of babies have their formula changed within six weeks irrespective of the nature of the feed on which the infant was started.

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