Homemade Baby Formula Info

How can people find other options to commercial baby formula and help babies be better nourished?

(common question asked)

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Although we recommend breastfeeding primarily, we offer a homemade formula recipe. It was developed by Mary Enig, PhD (in nutritional sciences), co-author of Nourishing Traditions, and has been nourishing babies safely and effectively for 20 years. We recommend it because it’s nutritionally superior to commercial formula.

I do have a recipe here on the Well Nourished Home – check out this link. Here are some other options as well:

On a recent interview on CHD TV with Polly Tommey, Sally Fallon Morell thoroughly explained the value of this homemade formula.

WAPF actually have two formulas–milk-based and, for those who cannot handle milk, liver-based. Please see their formula page which has the recipes, video, FAQs, testimonials and more:

Please help in the following ways:

1.      For further information such as the recipe, a video, FAQs, etc:

2.      Check out WAPF’s Formula trifold:

3.      Find raw milk with your resource list and/or (They can feed the child raw milk diluted with about 20% water while they gather items for the formula)

4.   Locating items for formula: you may be able to find items locally and can also use the sources listed in Nourishing Traditions. Plus, Radiant Life sells them all as a bundle:

5.      Support group for parents. Nourishing Our Children, a project of WAPF, offers communal support Facebook group on how to nourish your children (for a small $5 fee):

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