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Infant milks in the UK: A simple guide



In order to protect breastfeeding
it is important that all those who offer advice to families have accurate and unbiased information about infant feeding, including clear information about infant formula. First Steps Nutrition Trust provides a clear and regularly updated guide for health professionals which summarises the composition, and usefulness, of infant formula, follow on formula and other infant milks available in the UK. This is widely used by health professionals and policy makers across the UK and can be accessed here:


Infant milks: A simple guide to infant formula, follow on formula and other infant milks (February 2016)

We now have simple guides for use in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Click on the cover with the relevant flag below to access the one for use in your area.


These simple guides provide a summary of which infant milks are suitable for use across the first 2 years of life.

Through a series of questions and answers it explains some of the common issues that families may ask about infant milks, and provides details of how to make up milks safely.

Guide for EnglandInfant milks England: A simple guide to infant formula, follow-on formula and other infant milks

Guide for Scotland
Infant milks Scotland: A simple guide to infant formula, follow-on formula and other infant milks

Guide for Wales
Infant milks Wales: A simple guide to infant formula, follow-on formula and other infant milks

Guide for Northern Ireland

Infant Milks - simple guide for Northern Ireland




 
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