What is the difference between Enfamil Sensitive and Enfamil Gentlease formulas?
There are several differences between the two formulas, but the main difference is that Enfamil Sensitive is designed for babies who have a lactose sensitivity. Enfamil Gentlease is formulated to reduce fussiness, gas and crying. They are both formulas that have easy-to-digest proteins, but have different formulations based on your baby’s specific issues and needs.
Both Enfamil Gentlease and Sensitive formulas contain brain-building DHA, previously only found in breast milk*.
Both formulas have vitamins and minerals such as vitamins C, D & E, and Selenium to support immune health. They each provide complete nutrition through your baby’s first year.
Available Formula Formats
Enfamil Sensitive comes in a powder. Enfamil Gentlease comes in both a powder and a ready to use liquid.
Enfamil Gentlease has ~20% lactose* as a source of carbohydrate, while Enfamil Sensitive has minimal lactose and is designed for babies who may have lactose sensitivity**
*of a routine, full-lactose, formula
**not suitable for galactosemia
Differences between Enfamil Sensitive and Enfamil Gentlease at a Glance
If your little one is experiencing feeding issues, switching formulas could help ease their tummy troubles. Now that you know the difference between Enfamil Sensitive and Enfamil Gentlease, you can better choose the formula that’s right for your baby.
*In clinically researched amounts
Updated on 09/13/2022