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Aptamil First Infant Milk

Information for parents on our new Aptamil Infant, Follow On and Growing Up Milks

We have recently introduced new formulations for Aptamil First Infant Milk powders (stage 1), Aptamil Follow On Milk powders (stage 2), Aptamil Growing Up Milk powders (stages 3 & 4).

You will notice updated pack designs on some of our other products, but rest assured the formulations have remained unchanged on: Aptamil First Infant Milk liquid 200ml and 1L (stage 1), Aptamil Follow On Milk liquid 200ml and 1L (stage 2), Aptamil Growing Up Milks liquids (stage 3 & 4). Please be assured that the you can continue to use the liquid formulations alongside the powder formulations.

The following formulations also remain unchanged: Aptamil Hungry Infant Milk, Aptamil Anti-Reflux, Aptamil Comfort, all Aptamil Profutura Milks, as well as Aptamil Lactose Free and Aptamil Pepti 1 & 2.

Aptamil First Infant Milk

 

Why choose Aptamil First Infant Milk?

This nutritionally complete formula is suitable from birth onwards, if your baby is being combination or bottle-fed.

Inspired by 40 years of research in early life science, our scientists have developed our latest patented powder formulation. Aptamil First Infant Milk powder combines our blend of ingredients with a unique process.

OUR FORMULATION HAS RECENTLY CHANGED

Our team of scientists have developed a patented formulation.

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Aptamil First Infant Milk powder

 Inspired by 40 years of research in early life science, our scientists have developed our latest patented powder formulation. Aptamil First Infant Milk powder combines our blend of ingredients with a unique process.

Our unique process

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Omega-3 LCPs (DHA)

Contains Omega-3 LCPs (DHA)




GOS/FOS (9:1)

Our unique blend of Galacto- and Fructo-oligosaccharides.




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Aptamil First Infant Milk 800g powder ingredients:

Lactose (from milk), Vegetable oils (Palm oil, Rapeseed oil, Coconut oil, High oleic sunflower oil, Sunflower oil), Whey products (Demineralised whey, Whey concentrate) (from milk), Skimmed milk, Galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) (from milk), Fructo‐oligosaccharides (FOS), Calcium phosphate, Fish oil, Potassium citrate, Potassium chloride, Emulsifier (soy lecithin), Oil from Mortierella alpina, Sodium citrate, Vitamin C, Magnesium chloride, Choline chloride, Taurine, Inositol, Ferrous sulphate, Zinc sulphate, Cytidine 5'-monophosphate, Uridine 5'-monophosphate sodium salt, Vitamin E, Adenosine 5'‐monophosphate, Inosine 5'‐monophosphate sodium salt, L-carnitine, Nicotinamide, Guanosine 5'‐monophosphate sodium salt, Calcium carbonate, L-tryptophan, Pantothenic acid, Copper sulphate, Vitamin A, Thiamin, Vitamin D3, Riboflavin, Vitamin B6, Manganese sulphate, Folic acid, Potassium iodide, Vitamin K1, Sodium selenite, Biotin, Vitamin B12.

Allergy Advice. For allergens, see ingredients in bold.

Aptamil First Infant Milk 1litre resealable bottle:
Is not suitable for a vegetarian or vegan diet and is not Halaal approved.

Aptamil First Infant Milk 800g powder, starter pack & 200ml resealable bottle:
Are Halaal approved but are not suitable for a vegetarian or vegan diet.

How to prepare Aptamil First Infant Milk

The preparation instructions for our new formulation have changed slightly. We recognise we need to do everything we can to make the new preparation process as easy to follow as possible. Our instructions have been designed to ensure our products are prepared safely. See our step-by-step guides and bottle feeding articles for further assistance.

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New design, same ready to drink formulation

  • We’ve updated the look of Aptamil First Infant Milk ready to feed bottles
  • There has been no change in formulation in the 200ml and 1L liquid products
  • Our liquid formulations can be safely consumed alongside our powder formulation

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Aptamil Follow On milk complements a weaning diet at around 6 months.

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Further ahead

Aptamil Growing Up milk 1-2 years is nutritionally tailored for toddlers at this stage.

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OUR LATEST FORMULATION

Inspired by 40 years of research in early life science, our scientists have developed our latest patented powder formulation.

What has changed?

The latest Aptamil First Infant Milk powder combines our blend of ingredients with a new unique process. The pack design of Aptamil First Infant Milk has also changed, and features a new staging colour.

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What has changed?

The formulation has changed on Aptamil First Infant Milk powder; combining our blend of ingredients with our new unique process.

The pack design for Aptamil First Infant Milk has also changed, with a different staging colour.

Have our ready-to-feed liquid products also changed?

For the time being, the unique process can only be applied to our powder formats. Our team of scientists and experts are currently working on making it available in liquid but at the moment our liquid bottles contain the same formulation as before. Please be assured, our latest powder formulation can be used in combination with the ready to feed formats, as per the back of pack instructions.

How do I switch?

Please be assured, you can safely switch to our latest formulation. When changing to a new formulation, some babies may need a little time to adapt as they may experience slight changes in digestion, however this should only be minimal and temporary. Our new formulation is a patented combination of our blend of ingredients and our unique new process. Clinical studies carried out on this combination have shown that the formulation is tolerated well by babies and safe to switch to. That being said, we always recommend seeking the advice of a healthcare professional when making any changes to how babies are fed.

Should I prepare the new formula differently?

Yes. Wash hands and sterilise all utensils according to manufacturer's instructions. Boil 1 litre of fresh water. Leave kettle to cool for 30 minutes and no longer (allowing the water to reach 70°C once cooled from boiling). Measure the required amount of water (refer to feeding guide) into a sterilised bottle. Be careful of scalding. Do not use artificially softened or repeatedly boiled water. Using the scoop provided, level off the powder with the built in leveller. Do not press/heap the powder. Add the correct measure of powder to the water. This can be found in the feeding guide on the back of pack. Adding too many or too few scoops can be harmful. Replace lid on beaker. Shake vigorously and vertically for 10 seconds until the powder is dissolved. (Rolling the bottle or shaking in circles will not be sufficient). Cool under running tap. Check temperature of feed. Feed immediately.

What age is the latest First Infant Milk suitable for?

Our First Infant Milk is suitable from birth to 12 months, if your baby is being combination or bottle-fed. The reason it says "birth - 6 months" is to enable parents to make clear distinctions and easily identify between products which are nutritionally complete and those which are suitable to complement a weaning diet from around 6 months. Our Follow On Milk, suitable from 6 months - 12 months, is tailored to complement a weaning diet. It contains vitamin D and calcium for normal growth and development of bone; and iron to support normal cognitive development as part of a varied and balanced weaning diet.

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