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Aptamil First milk

Aptamil First milk


Why choose Aptamil First milk?

This nutritionally complete formula is suitable from birth onwards, if your baby is not being breastfed or if you are combination feeding.


Our team of scientists have developed a patented formulation, available on shelves from June.

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What’s in Aptamil First milk?




Long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPs)

DHA (Omega 3).


Our unique blend of Galacto- and Fructo-oligosaccharides.

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How does Aptamil compare?

See how Aptamil compares to other first milks.

GOS/FOS LCPs* (DHA) Nucleotides
0.8g 10mg 3.2mg
Cow & Gate 0.8g 6.4mg 3.2mg
SMA PRO 0.4g 8.4mg X
HiPP 0.3g (GOS only) 7mg X


Per 100ml of prepared feed (figures based on powder formula only).
*Long Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (LCPs). Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).

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Aptamil First milk 900g powder ingredients:
Demineralised whey (from milk), Vegetable oils (Palm oil, Rapeseed oil, Coconut oil, Sunflower oil, Single cell oil), Lactose (from milk), Skimmed milk, Galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) (from milk), Whey protein concentrate (from milk), Fructo‐oligosaccharides (FOS), Calcium carbonate, Fish oil, Potassium chloride, Potassium citrate, Vitamin C, Magnesium chloride, Choline chloride, Emulsifier (soy lecithin), Taurine, Sodium citrate, Calcium phosphate, Ferrous sulphate, Vitamin E, Zinc sulphate, Uridine 5'-monophosphate sodium salt, Cytidine 5'-monophosphate, Inositol, Adenosine 5'‐monophosphate, Inosine 5'‐monophosphate sodium salt, Nicotinamide, L-tryptophan, Guanosine 5'‐monophosphate sodium salt, Pantothenic acid, Folic acid, Copper sulphate, Vitamin A, Biotin, Vitamin B12, Thiamin, Vitamin D3, Vitamin B6, Manganese sulphate, Potassium iodide, Sodium selenite, Vitamin K1, L-Carnitine, Riboflavin

Aptamil First milk Starter pack, 200ml & 1 litre resealable bottle:
Are not suitable for a vegetarian or vegan diet and are not Halaal approved.

Aptamil First milk 900g powder:
Is Halaal approved but is not suitable for a vegetarian or vegan diet.

How to prepare Aptamil First milk

Always follow the instructions carefully to make sure you prepare our products safely. See our step-by-step guides and practical bottlefeeding articles for advice.

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Your baby’s Aptamil formula journey

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Follow On milk

Your next step

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

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Growing Up milk 1-2 years journey

Further ahead

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

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

What’s changing?

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 will also change, and feature a new staging colour.

When will these changes happen?

Packs with formulation and design changes will start to appear on shelves from June 2018, and will replace the current packs.



What’s changing?

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

The pack design for Aptamil First Infant Milk will also be changing, with a different staging colour.

Will this change be across the whole range?

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. When introducing our new formulations, we recommend that you do so gradually for ease of transition. Therefore, switch from one formula to the other gradually, bottle by bottle, if possible.

Should I prepare the new formula differently?

You should prepare our latest formula as you usually would – by adding the required amounts of levelled scoops to boiled-then-cooled water. But instead of giving the bottle a gentle shake, you’ll need to give it a more vigorous shake to make sure it’s thoroughly mixed.

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