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Helped with regurgitation!
I started my 6mo on this about 2mo ago due to constant regurgitation during the day. Has reduced significantly! So important to follow the instructions. Have to shake the bottle a little longer and a little harder than the thinner formulas but it’s worth it for the minimisation of my LO’s spews throughout the day!
Purchased at Woolworths for $25.00.
Worst formula ever
I just started using this formula my poor little mans been constipated and screaming he’s got the worst stomach pains iv followed the instructions to the T and it’s clumpy and can’t get it out of the bottle my baby also had the worst reflux from even tho it’s an anti-reflux honestly would never recommend to anyone
Perfect Reflux Formula
We used to use S-26 Gold which was good, but our baby unfortunately started having a lot of reflux. We moved onto S-26 Alula Gold AR and have not had any issues since. Our baby loves it and since starting on AR has not had any issues with Reflux. I would highly recommend if you are having similar issues with Reflux.
Purchased in April 2021 at Woolworths for $25.00.
This is the worst formula I have come across. It clumps so bad, leaves my baby screaming with frustration every single feed. The blocks at least 5 times during 1 feed. I have tried everything, following the tin instructions having room temp water 20-25degrees - shaking vigorously for a MINIMUM of 50 times. I have tried heating, I’ve tried cooled water, I’ve tried room temperature water, I’ve tried shaking, I’ve tried stirring with a fork, even tried putting half the formula in and shaking then adding the other half. I have persisted for 2months...with this formula. I persisted because my sons reflux improved despite the frustration we both felt during feeds. But then it got bad again, he is now vomiting more then ever on this formula and has seemed to become constipated - he has not yet started solids.
Purchased in January 2020.
♡ Changed My Life ♡
My husband picked up this formula as our usual Delicate Eze was out of stock. We had felt for a while that baby's vomiting was a bit excessive, but doctors and nurses shrugged it off and said it was normal. Still, with our regular one unavailable we figured why not give it a try.
We did struggle at first with the thickness and blocked teats, but after checking the reviews for information we resorted to using our sterilised water straight from the fridge and luckily our bub doesn't mind the cold bottles as there has been no blockages since.
...Within 24 hours the difference was immense. And within a week I'd say his reflux was about 90-95% cured. We went from dealing with a never ending waterfall of projectile vomits, soaking absolutely everything and everyone, to now just the occasional tiny spit up. It's been such an amazing difference it's a huge weight off our shoulders and I only wish I knew about it for my first born. I really hope the people complaining about blockages persevere to find their solution because the benefits are so worthwhile.
Purchased in January 2021 at Woolworths for $25.00.
Worked well but worrying choke
This formula worked really well for our baby. We had tried Nan AR and still experienced spit ups so gave this one a go. It is not clumpy if you prepare it correctly. We would have stuck with this as it made our little man so chill but there was a worrying side effect that others have mentioned: our baby would sometimes choke after a feed. Even more worrying was that he was very quiet while choking - he just couldn't seem to swallow/breathe. He would also occasionally do a small vomit which was like clotted milk. My guess is for some babies, the reflux continues but because this is quite thick, when they do bring it up it's much thicker and can cause the choking mentioned? Really sad to stop it as it was otherwise excellent!
Purchased in September 2020 at Woolworths for $21.00.
Its good so far.
I just wanted to let people know that this formula is designed to be made and served at room temp no heating of the water is required and if you do yes it will go lumpy and block the teat. I couldnt work out why it was lumpy so i called the s26 hotline and they were very helpful, polite and understanding. I read these reviews after i had purchased this product and before i called s26. Please use the hotline its whats its there for. And i have had no problem after finding out how it should be made no lumps and no blockages and bubba it alot happier
Purchased in July 2020 at IGA for $35.00.
Amazing for my reflux baby!
We tried four other types of formula before finding S-26 Gold AR. It’s the only one that has worked for our baby without giving him nasty reactions. It’s so easy to make up, no clumps, and it’s nice and thick so it stays down in bub’s tummy. He’s no longer regurgitating or vomiting meals, and he sleeps so much better. This formula has been a life saver!
Purchased in June 2020 at Chemist Warehouse for $24.49.
Bought this formula for my son when he was about 12weeks old. He was bringing up his milk after each feed- made it less enjoyable. My sister recommended I change over, and we’ve had no reflux since!
Purchased in November 2019 at Woolworths for $29.00.
Last few days I have been noticing clumps in the bottle when I’ve been using this for 2-3 weeks.. I even made water warmer and shook the bottle vigorously for 3 minutes and still found clumps In there... it’s really stressing me out. Why is this happening? Also make my baby a little constipated some day’s
Terrible baby choked !
Bought this as was cheaper and was prev using aptimal but this was on sale. After feeding and burping baby I put to bed after a bit. My baby woke up choking where she somehow had brought it up and breathed in what looked like curdled milk. I had to grab her out and turn her over and clear her blocked nose from the milk she spat up. This never happened with aptimal and won’t use this crap formula again also the teats blocked every time and wouldn’t come out of bottle. Waste of money !! Oh and turned baby’s poo green and smelly runny
Purchased in January 2020 at Woolworths for $20.00.
Still regurgitating on this formula
I decided to switch to S26 gold AR as my son has reflux. Unfortunately he is still throwing up a lot on this formula after feeds, and it comes up as thick curdled milk. Won’t be using this formula again.
Purchased in December 2019 at Woolworths for $25.00.
Won't flow out of bottle
I can't say if this formula is good or not. Its too thick and won't flow out of the bottle even when i squeezed the teat. Would not buy again a waste of $25
Purchased in December 2019 at Coles Supermarkets for $25.00.
Used S26 Gold Comfort for my 2 girls and with my son who has reflux I use S26 Gold AR.... which is horrible... son screaming the house down due to the formula not dissolving properly and clogging teat it is soo annoying been trying not to get frastrated but enough is enough... unfortunately have to move to a new formula that dissolves...
Purchased in July 2019 at Woolworths for $24.00.
Clumps clog bottle
Spent all night straining out mixture as clumps don't break down properly. Daughter gets small amounts before formula clogs the test. We use S-26 normally and since they were out of the one we use we bought this as a replacement.
I would not recommend.
Purchased in October 2019 at Coles for $20.00.
Questions & Answers
Why is there no stock of the AR formula anywhere? Everywhere says “temporary unavailable” woolies don’t stock, coles don’t stock, chemist warehouse don’t stock. This was the only formula that agreed with my baby. Now I have to change again. Not happy
Hi Ani, We’re sorry to hear that you have difficulty locating the product. To be able to better assist you with your enquiry, please contact us on 1800 552 229 (Mon- Fri 9am-5pm AEST). Warmest regards, Careline team
We have used s26ar reflux for 4 months love it now all a sudden no where is selling it in central Queensland have you stopped making it
Hi Jess, Thank you for your question. We have not discontinued the product from the market. If you have trouble finding stock, please contact our Careline on 1800 552 229 and we would be happy to provide you with further support. Warmest regards, Careline team
Been using the AR for months and all of a sudden am now having issues with it blocking the teat. So frustrating as I'm having to stop every 2 minutes with a screaming baby to try and get it to flow. Have not changed anything and made it exactly as per instructions! So annoying because this was working so well for my daughters vomiting
Hi Bronte K., We are sorry to hear of your experience. It might be best to call us at the Careline on 1800 552 229 to discuss further and we would be happy to provide you with further support. Warmest regards, Careline team
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