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.
Would not recommend
Worst formula, does not breakdown and blocks up teat. I even have fast flow teats. My daughter gets upset and frustrated as can’t drink due to constant blockages. Won’t be buying again!
Daughter projectile spewed after every bottle
My daughter projectile spewed numerous times usually covering herself and me after every bottle. Huge amounts of vomit that was so unusual for her as we are mixed feeding and it does not happen after a breast feed. Have since changed formula and no issues.
Do have to mention she did not get constipated and we did not have any issues with the consistency of the powder at all.
harsh side effect
I am really upset right now because I just introduced my 5montbs old to this formula today Nd witching 2 hrs of taking it there’s swelling around his eyes. I wouldn’t recommend it at all. Waste of money.
Purchased in October 2019 for $27.00.
Formula is Nice but the scoop sizing is bad
As it’s for newborn there normal feed is btw 60 to 90 ml per feed.
N s26 has only two measurements 60 ml and 120ml that means if my child needs 70 ml rest of the formula which I prepare goes waste and the formula get finished quicker .
My baby loves the taste it’s just the waste of formula that happens as S26 does not have middle measurement as most of the other formula has
Changed from nan comfort to this. My 4.5 month old has never been a spewy baby. He has vomited after every bottle of this. He also must not have liked the taste as it was always so difficult to get him to finish a bottle. The formula is very thick and “gluggy” And very difficult to dissolve. Lots of bubbles present after shaking too. I am back to nan since yesterday and he guzzles it. I also find it strange that the s26 says to give 180ml from 3-6 months, whereas the nan comfort increases to 210mls from 4-6months. He is sleeping much better since going back to nan.
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My Nephew loves the milk
Bought this for my nephew who has ezcema and is allergic to cow and goat milk and most of the milk formula over the counter, he loves it and drink it two to three times per day without any digestive problems or hives
+ baby seems to like it alot
+ very easy to prepare as it dissolves quickly
+ easy to digest and doesn’t cause any allergic reactions
- seems to contain quite alot of vegetable oil, which makes it difficult to clean the bottle
- not sure if it is good for frequent consumption since vegetable oil contains too much omega 6 fatty acids
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Wonderful product, easy to find.
I started using this product after other mums recommended me to and I can honestly say that this is one of the best formula I have come across. My son absolutely loves it and he easily finishes his full bottle. My son has a problem with digesting milk but doesn’t seem to have that bad of a problem with this formula. I was using the A2 milk previously thinking it was the best formula because of the high price but my son would have horrible projectile vomits and wouldn’t digest it properly so after 6 tins I’ve decided to switch to a different bra...nd to see if there are any improvements for my son and surely enough it worked. This product is readily available in chemists, iga, woolies and comes so it’s a massive bonus! Thanks heaps from one happy bubba and one happy mumma!
My son has reflux as soon as I changed from S26 gold to S26 gold a.r
He no longer threw up after feeds, I'm glad S26 has a reflux formula so I could still stay with the same brand.
It’s a love hate relationship
This formula has changed bubs spit up and vomits from 5-6 times after a feed to almost zero and he is less fussy after each bottle now as it really calms down his reflux.
The only downside is it is just way too thick and clogs the teat every minute bub is feeding and he will cry out in frustration while I’m trying to pinch and work the teat to get the milk flowing again.
Unfortunately I’ll have to change to another AR product that can hopefully work the same magic without the downside of the consistency of the formula and difficulty with my boy...
Thick, gluggy and awful
Formula is so thick and clumpy and doesn’t break down in water. Baby gagged several times due to clumps of formula coming through treat and it’s caused massive constipation. I’m switching from S26 altogether.
Purchased in June 2019.
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Brought this for my newborn and will not be buying it again! Such a waste of money. My baby didn’t get to try it as it was insanely thick and maybe one or two sucks if lucky before she was screaming because it was blocked!
Tried heating it up and made no difference and tried in different bottles/teats! And still blocked up!... such a disappointment!!!
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We purchased this for our son at 10months and easily transferred from breast milk to this without a fuss. Seemed to mix better than other formulas we tried previously. Would highly recommend
We put our daughter onto this formula after 2 months of trying other brands. She suffered from colic and this was the only formula that helped reduce her symptoms. It was a godsend. She loves it and drinks every bit. She is still using it at 6 months. It's easy to use, mixes well. Its a little oily but not a problem.
Can't recommend it highly enough. Thank you.
Baby drank the formula fine and it was easy to prepare. However, she started developing angry spots on her face that would look like pimples, when I switched brand, or stopped the S26 for a few days the spots cleared, and came back when I reintroduced the S26.
Upon research, i found that the DHA source is from algae, whereas it is recommended that DHA from a fish source is preferable.
Plus side it's easier to find in stores than other brands, and there's usually ready stock available.
A suitable formula for our baby
We gave this to our baby from day one and we had no issues with it. Our baby enjoys drinking it even though the taste is not very pleasant. It's easy to prepare and mixes quite well with water. It contains Omega 3 & 6 which we wanted in her formula.
S26 gold newborn
.Very disappointed. It would make my baby sick. And would not settle or sleep for long. She would wake up screaming for no reason. Feeding was every hour- 2 hours. To the point all doctor thought it was reflux. Since I change to s26 original. She is more settle and less vomiting and feeding less to every 3-4 hours. And sleeping a lot better. I spoke to a lot of mums and they said the same thing. That the s26 gold was making there baby's sick. I got told it was rich in iron and omega 3. I'm not to sure if it was true or not. But I hope this helps other mums out there
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Using this for my second bub as it worked so well fro my first. Gentle on the stomach. Helped grow my 4 year old into the advance little girl she is and I believe it had alot to to with the balance of nutrients in S26. Wish it was easier to get my hands on though
Purchased in February 2019 for $23.00.
Made no difference for my daughter unfortunately, made her very constipated.
Such a shame as I had read so many good reviews about it. Would not recommend don’t waste your time this is the worst formula I have ever used. Preparing it is also a nightmare.
Gave my baby bad gas and painful farts.
Bad gas!!! My baby had colic which is why we chose this formula. At first I was very hesitant to give it to my baby because it literally smells like swisties cheese and I was use to bellamys which was a nice smelling one. But my baby liked it and put on weight so that wasnt a problem. It is also clumpy and needs to be shaken quite alot compared to other formulas and its very greasy and hard to clean bottles. But the problem was It gave my baby really bad gas and really foul smelly farts way more than he had before and very painful farts aswell, this was a deal breaker for a colic baby. We have since changed to a goat formula and no bad gas at all.
Purchased in March 2019 for $25.00.
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Questions & Answers
Hello, i was on s-26 gold but my son kept vomiting, so i tried Aptamil AR for 2 weeks, he stopped vomit But he kept pooping after each feed And he kept pushing hard to poo and it came out watery, then i put him back on s-26 and he went back to vomiting but pooping normally, but now im thinking on trying s-26 AR , would he still have the same effects on him as the Aptamil AR?
Hi Zeinab, Thank you for your query. Please give us a call on 1800 552 229 (Mon- Fri 9am-5pm AEDST) and one of our Careline team member would be happy to assist you. Warmest regards, Careline team
S-26 gold 3 toddler from 1 year old until how old my baby can I give that milk?
Thank you for your query.
S-26 Gold Toddler milk drink is for toddlers aged 1 -3 years old.
If you have any further queries, please call our Careline on 1800 552 229. The Careline is available on Monday to Friday between 9am to 5pm AEDST.
Warmest regards, Careline Team
Hi my 10 week old baby has been on S26 Gold newborn for a couple of weeks and I have noticed that every time she poos it is a dark green, smells and sticky. Is this normal? Will she go back to normal colour poo soon?
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