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Enfamil Sensitive vs. Enfamil Gentlease formulas
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IN THIS ARTICLE – Enfamil Sensitive and Enfamil NeuroPro Gentlease are formulas from the #1 pediatrician recommended brand. While both are designed to help with feeding issues and provide complete nutrition through the first 12 months, there are some key differences. Read on to find out which formula is best for your little one.

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.

Brain-Building Nutrients

Both Enfamil Gentlease and Sensitive formulas contain brain-building DHA, previously only found in breast milk*.

Immune Support

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

  Enfamil Sensitive Enfamil NeuroPro Gentlease
Designed for babies with lactose sensitivity
Formulated to reduce fussiness, gas and crying  
Available in a powder
Available in a ready to use liquid  
Contains brain-building DHA
Complete nutrition for the first year of life
Easy to digest proteins
Has brain-building DHA in amounts experts recommend


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


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