Breastfeeding is best for your baby and provides many benefits.

Breastfeeding is best for babies and provides many benefits. It is important that, in preparation for and during breastfeeding, you eat a healthy, balanced diet. Combined breast and bottle feeding in the first weeks of life may reduce the supply of your own breastmilk, and reversing the decision not to breastfeed is difficult. The social and financial implications of using an infant milk should be considered. Improper use of an infant milk or inappropriate foods or feeding methods may present a health hazard.

If you use an infant milk, you should follow manufacturer’s instructions for use carefully – failure to follow the instructions may make your baby ill. Always consult your doctor, midwife or health visitor for advice about feeding your baby.

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When to use Aptamil Profutura Follow on milk?

Aptamil Profutura Follow on milk is only for babies over 6 months as part of a healthy, varied weaning diet. It is not a breastmilk substitute.

From around 6 months of age, your baby’s nutritional needs are changing and it is important to make sure they are getting all the key nutrients they need to support their growth and development.

Inspired by the science of Early Life, our experts have developed Aptamil Profutura Follow On milk, our most advanced follow on formula yet.  It contains specific nutrients tailored to complement your baby’s diet during weaning and to support their ongoing development by providing the nutrients they need in a smaller volume of milk, leaving room in their tummy for their first solids.

 

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Ingredients

What's in it?

Ingredients

As a result of our ongoing research into breastmilk, we have made new discoveries which have led to our most advanced follow on formulation yet. Aptamil Profutura Follow On milk contains our highest levels of DHA* (Omega-3 LCP) as well as the essential fatty acids ALA and LA, our patented blend of GOS/FOS, phospholipids, iron, calcium and vitamins A, C & D.

Aptamil profutura follow on milk|baby formula

What are LCPs (Long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids)?

LCPs are fatty acids such as Omega-3 or Omega- 6. World experts have concluded that the current evidence strongly supports the inclusion of LCPs in infant formula1. Aptamil baby milks were the first company in Ireland to provide LCPs in infant formula, supplying them in the amount recommended by leading nutritional experts. Ongoing research has now led to our most advanced  follow on formulation yet.

Aptamil Profutura Follow on milk contains the essential fatty acids ALA and LA which are needed for normal growth and development. Your child can benefit from an intake of 2g ALA and 10g LA per day. 600ml of Aptamil Profutura Follow on milk provides 19% of ALA and 22% of LA per day.

Aptamil Profutura Follow on milk also contains our highest levels yet of DHA* (Omega 3 LCP) which supports normal visual development.

  1. Koletzko B et al. The roles of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in pregnancy, lactation and infancy: review of current knowledge and consensus recommendations. J Perinat Med 2008;36:5-14.

*Contains 33% more DHA than any other Aptamil Follow On milk.

What are GOS/FOS?

Prebiotic oligosaccharides, often shortened to prebiotics, are special carbohydrates. We add a unique prebiotic blend of galacto- (GOS) and fructo- (FOS) oligosaccharides to all Aptamil milks which are derived from chicory and lactose.

Vitamins and Minerals

Aptamil Profutura Follow on milk contains:

Calcium and vitamin D which are both important for normal bone development

Higher levels of iron compared to standard infant milks which helps to replenish your baby’s natural stores of iron that start to run low at around 6 months. Iron is important to support normal cognitive development.

Vitamins A and C which support the immune system

Iodine which contributes to the normal growth of children

Dietary information

  • Gluten free
  • Low sodium
  • Not suitable for a vegetarian or vegan diet and is not Halaal approved

Allergy advice: Contains milk, fish, egg and soya

Preparation

How to use

Preparation

Follow On Milk - Step 1 Wash hands and sterilise all utensils according to manufacturers' instructions.
Follow On Milk - Step 2 Boil 1 Litre of fresh water. Leave kettle to cool for no longer than 30 mins. Measure the required amount of water (refer to feeding guide) into a sterilised beaker. Be careful of scalding. Do not use artificially softened or repeatedly boiled water.
Follow On Milk - Step 3 Using the scoop provided, level off the powder with the built in leveller. Do not press/heap the powder.
Follow On Milk - Step 4 Add correct measure of powder to water. Adding too many or too few scoops can be harmful. Mix well (for 10 seconds) to dissolve the powder. Replace lid on beaker.
Follow On Milk - Step 5 Cool under running tap. Check temperature of feed. Feed immediately.

Purchase

Where to buy

Purchase

Aptamil Follow On milk is available in supermarkets.

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When to use Aptamil Profutura Growing Up milk?

Aptamil Profutura Growing Up milk is nutritionally tailored for toddlers from 12 months onwards as part of a healthy, balanced diet.

A healthy, varied diet is essential to give toddlers the nutrients they need for normal development. These important nutrients include iron for normal cognitive development and vitamin D for normal bone growth and development.

Recent Irish research shows 23% of one year olds don’t get enough iron, and over 90% of toddlers, aged between 1 and 3, don’t get the recommended daily amount of Vitamin D (National Preschool Nutrition Survey, IUNA 2012).

Inspired by the Science of Early Life, our experts have developed Aptamil Profutura Growing Up milk, our most advanced growing up milk formulation yet. It contains specific nutrients tailored to support your child’s transition into toddlerhood as they continue to undergo significant growth and cognitive development.

Just 2 x 150ml beakers of Aptamil Profutura Growing Up milk each day is one way to help support your toddler’s nutrient intake when combined with a healthy balanced diet.

 

  • Ingredients

    What's in it?

  • Preparation

    How to use

  • Purchase

    Where to buy

Ingredients

What's in it?

Ingredients

Aptamil Profutura Growing Up milk is our most advanced formulation yet and is nutritionally tailored to support your child’s transition into toddlerhood. It contains our highest levels of DHA* (Omega-3 LCP) as well as the essential fatty acids ALA and LA, our patented blend of GOS/FOS, iron, calcium and vitamins A, C & D.

Aptamil profutura follow on milk|bottlefeeding

What are LCPs (Long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids)?

LCPs are fatty acids such as Omega-3 or Omega- 6. World experts have concluded that the current evidence strongly supports the inclusion of LCPs in infant formula1. Aptamil baby milks were the first company in Ireland to provide LCPs in infant formula, supplying them in the amount recommended by leading nutritional experts. Ongoing research has now led to our most advanced formulation yet.

Aptamil Profutura Growing Up milk contains the essential fatty acids ALA and LA which are needed for normal growth and development. Your child can benefit from an intake of 2g ALA and 10g LA per day. 300ml of Aptamil Profutura Growing Up milk provides 15% of ALA and 17% of LA per day.

Aptamil Profutura Growing Up milk also contains our highest levels yet of DHA* (Omega 3 LCP) which supports normal visual development.

  1. Koletzko B et al. The roles of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in pregnancy, lactation and infancy: review of current knowledge and consensus recommendations. J Perinat Med 2008;36:5-14.

*Contains 33% more DHA than any other Aptamil Follow on milks.

What are GOS/FOS?

Prebiotic oligosaccharides, often shortened to prebiotics, are special carbohydrates. We add a unique prebiotic blend of galacto- (GOS) and fructo- (FOS) oligosaccharides to all Aptamil milks which are derived from chicory and lactose.

Vitamins & minerals

Iron & vitamin D are two essential nutrients to include in your toddler’s diet. Iron is important for normal cognitive development and vitamin D is important for bone growth and development.Recent Irish research has shown that 23% of one year olds in Ireland don’t get enough iron, and over 90% of toddlers, aged between 1 and 3, don’t get the recommended daily amount of Vitamin D (National Preschool Nutrition Survey, IUNA 2012). Just 2 x 150ml beakers of Growing Up milk per day is one way to increase your child’s intake of these important nutrients.

Aptamil Profutura Growing up milks also contain:

  • Calcium which is important for normal bone development
  • Vitamins A, C & D which support the immune system
  • Iodine which contributes to the normal growth of children

Dietary information

  • Gluten free
  • Low sodium
  • Not suitable for a vegetarian or vegan diet and is not Halaal approved

Allergy advice: Contains milk, fish and soya

Preparation

How to use

Preparation

Growing Up Milk - Step 1 Wash hands and sterilise all utensils according to manufacturers' instructions.
Growing Up Milk - Step 2 Boil 1 Litre of fresh water. Leave kettle to cool for no longer than 30 mins. Measure the required amount of water (refer to feeding guide) into a sterilised beaker. Be careful of scalding. Do not use artificially softened or repeatedly boiled water.
Gowing Up Milk - Step 3 Using the scoop provided, level off the powder with the built in leveller. Do not press/heap the powder.
Growing Up Milk - Step 4 Add correct measure of powder to water. Adding too many or too few scoops can be harmful. Mix well (for 10 seconds) to dissolve the powder. Replace lid on beaker.
Growing Up Milk - Step 5 Cool under running tap. Check temperature of feed. Feed immediately.

Purchase

Where to buy

Purchase

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When to use Aptamil Profutura First

Aptamil Profutura First milk is a nutritionally complete formula suitable from birth onwards if your baby is not being breastfed or if you are combination feeding.

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Ingredients

What's in it?

Ingredients

What’s in our Profutura first milk?

Inspired by the Science of Early Life, our experts have developed Aptamil Profutura First Infant milk, our tailored formulation for babies. Aptamil Profutura First contains our unique blend of ingredients:

profutura first infant milk|Aptamil profutura

Dietary information

  •  Gluten free
  • Not suitable for a vegetarian or vegan diet and is not Halaal approved

Allergy advice: Contains milk, fish, egg and soya

Preparation

How to use

Preparation

Profutura Preparation Guide Step 1

Wash hands and sterilise all utensils according to manufacturers' instructions.

Profutura Preparation Guide Step 2

Boil 1 Litre of fresh water. Leave kettle to cool for no longer than 30 mins. 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.

Profutura Preparation Guide Step 3

Using the scoop provided, level off the powder with the built in leveller. Do not press/heap the powder.

Profutura Preparation Guide Step 4

Add correct measure of powder to water. Adding too many or too few scoops can be harmful. The feeding instructions on the pack will give you an indication of the number of feeds your baby may need per day.

Profutura Preparation Guide Step 5

Cool under running tap. Check temperature of feed. Feed immediately.

Purchase

Where to buy

Purchase

Aptamil Profutura First milk is available in all major supermarkets.

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