Aptamil Anti-Reflux From Birth to 1 Year 900g
Thickened formula for the dietary management of frequent reflux and regurgitation suitable from birth. Babies often regurgitate small amounts of milk after feeding, sometimes with wind; this is known as posseting and is perfectly normal. Thickened formulas can be helpful in cases of frequent regurgitation or reflux, helping feeds to stay in the stomach. Aptamil Anti-Reflux is specially formulated with carob bean gum, which thickens the formula on mixing and remains thick in the stomach, helping the feed to stay down. Aptamil Anti-Reflux is a nutritionally complete formula; you can use it to feed your baby as a sole source of nutrition from birth and as part of a weaning diet from 6 months to 1 year. It is formulated to be easy to digest and also contains LCPs (Omega 3 and 6) and nucleotides.
Country of origin - Produce of the EU
Name and address of manufactuerer - Milupa Ireland, Block 1, Deansgrange Business Park, Deansgrange, Co. Dublin
Always use the scoop provided, please note the colour of the scoop in this pack may change from time to time. Preparing and storing your baby's feed. Because powdered milks are not sterile, failure to follow instructions may make your baby ill. Wash hands and sterilise all utensils according to manufacturers' instructions. Boil freshly run water. Do not use artificially softened or repeatedly boiled water. Measure the required amount of boiled water into a large sterilised bottle. Seal bottle and allow to cool for 45 minutes. Unlike other formulae, this thickened feed mixes best in hand-hot water. Using the scoop provided, level off the powder with the built-in leveller. Do not press or heap the powder. Add one scoop per 30ml (1 fl oz) of boiled and cooled water. Add the correct number of scoops can be harmful. Shake the bottle vigorously for 20 seconds and then leave to stand or 7 minutes to allow it to thicken. Turn the bottle upside down just before feeding and test the temperature on your wrist.
Aptamil Anti-Reflux is a thickened feed - please use a Single Hole Fast Flow Teat. For hygiene reasons, do not store made up feeds. Make up each feed as required and always discard unfinished feeds after 2 hours. If necessary, offer cooled boiled water between feeds. Do not heat in a microwave. Hot spots may occur and cause scalding. This product should not be used in combination with antacids or other feed thickeners.
If you are concerned that your baby is having frequent reflux or regurgitation you should speak to your Healthcare Professional before using this product. Reflux and regurgitation will normally resolve by around 12 months as your baby's digestive system becomes more mature. The following tips can be helpful in reducing the symptoms of reflux: Feeding smaller amounts more frequently. Changing to a more upright feeding position. Winding during the feed rather than at the end of the feed. Checking if the teat size you are using is suitable.
Feeding guide 0-12 months
Approx. age: Up to - 2 weeks: Up to - 2 weeks; Approx. weight of baby: 3.5kg, 7 3/4lbs; No. of feeds in 24 hours: 6; No. of level scoops per feed (1 scoop = 4.4 g): 3; Single feed 90ml, 3fl oz
Approx. age: 2-4 weeks; Approx. weight of baby: 3.9kg, 8 1/2lbs; No. of feeds in 24 hours: 5; No. of level scoops per feed (1 scoop = 4.4 g): 4; Single feed 120ml, 4fl oz
Approx. age: 4-8 weeks, Approx. weight of baby: 4.7kg, 10 1/2lbs; No. of feeds in 24 hours: 5; No. of level scoops per feed (1 scoop = 4.4 g): 5; Single feed 150ml, 5fl oz
Approx. age: 8-12 weeks, Approx. weight of baby: 5.4kg, 12lbs; No. of feeds in 24 hours: 6; No. of level scoops per feed (1 scoop = 4.4 g): 6; Single feed 180ml, 6fl oz
Approx. age: 3-4 months, Approx. weight of baby: 6.2kg, 13.3/4lbs; No. of feeds in 24 hours: 5; No. of level scoops per feed (1 scoop = 4.4 g): 6; Single feed 180ml, 6fl oz
Approx. age: 4-5 months, Approx. weight of baby: 6.9kg, 15 1/4lbs; No. of feeds in 24 hours: 5; No. of level scoops per feed (1 scoop = 4.4 g): 7; Single feed 210ml, 7fl oz
Approx. age: 5-6 months, Approx. weight of baby: 7.6kg, 16 3/4lbs; No. of feeds in 24 hours: 5; No. of level scoops per feed (1 scoop = 4.4 g): 7; Single feed 210ml, 7fl oz
Approx. age: 7-12 months, Approx. weight of baby: -, - ; No. of feeds in 24 hours: 3; No. of level scoops per feed (1 scoop = 4.4 g): 7; Single feed 210ml, 7fl oz
Assumes weaning at 6 months. Your baby may need more or less than shown in the table above, which is provided as a guide only as every baby is an individual.
Use powder within 4 weeks of opening and store in a cool dry place - do not refrigerate.
Aptamil Anti-Reflux is a food for special medical purposes. It should only be used under medical supervision, after full consideration of the feeding options available including breastfeeding. Suitable for use as the sole source of nutrition for infants from birth, and as part of a balanced diet from 6-12 months. Not suitable for parenteral use. When bottle feeding do not allow prolonged or frequent contact of milk feeds with your baby's teeth as this increases the risk of tooth decay. Ask your Health Professional or Dentist for advice. Make sure your baby's teeth are cleaned after the last feed at night.
While every care has been taken to ensure this information is always as accurate as possible, food products are regularly improved and nutrition content may occasionally change. As a result we recommend that you always read the label carefully before using or consuming any products.
Nutritional Reference Value (NRV) information is based on the typical composition of the product. Guideline daily amounts are those for a typical adult (men and women).
NRV information for non Boots products is calculated by the manufacturer. Boots has no control over the recipe or nutritional content of such products and information on this site may differ to that given on the product label. We would therefore recommend you do not solely rely on this information and always read the product label.
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This information was last updated 14/10/2014
Lactose (Milk), Skimmed Milk, Vegetable Oils, Maltodextrin, Carob Bean Gum Calcium Carbonate, Fish Oil, L-Cysteine Hydrochloride, Vitamin C, Emulsifier (Soya Lecithin), Taurine, Choline Chloride, Iron Sulphate, Inositol, Zinc Sulphate, Uridine, 5'-Monophosphate Sodium Salt, Vitamin E, Cytidine, 5'-Monophosphate, Adenosine 5'-Monophosphate, Inosine 5'-Monophosphate Sodium Salt, Niacin, Guanosine 5'-Monophosphate Sodium Salt, L-Carnitine, Copper Sulphate, Folic Acid, Pantothenic Acid, Manganese Sulphate, Vitamin A, Biotin, Thiamin, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D3, Vitamin B6, Potassium Iodide, Vitamin K1, Sodium Selenate
Allergy advice - For allergens, see ingredients in bold
per 100ml prepared feed
of which, sugars 6.1g
of which, lactose 6.1g
of which, saturates 1.5g
of which, unsaturates 2g
of which, LCPs 21.3mg
- Arachidonic acid (AA) 12mg
- Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) 6.7mg
Vitamin A 50µg-RE
Vitamin D3 1.2µg
Vitamin E 1mg α-TE
Vitamin K1 4.5µg
Vitamin C 8.3mg
Thiamin (B1) 0.05mg
Riboflavin (B2) 0.1mg
Niacin (B3) 0.81mg NE
Pantothenic acid 0.29mg
Vitamin B6 0.04mg
Folic Acid 9.4µg
Vitamin B12 0.17µg
Fluoride ≤3 µg
Osmolality 290mOmol/kg H2O
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