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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For 40 years, we have been pioneering breastmilk research with our passionate team of 400 scientists and experts. Our breastmilk research has enabled us to develop our next generation Aptamil Follow On Milk with Pronutra-ADVANCE. It is specifically tailored to complement the weaning diet and contains vitamin D to support the normal function of the immune system.
Aptamil Follow On Milk is only for babies over 6 months as part of a healthy, varied weaning diet. It is not a breastmilk substitute.
Dairy-based blend (of which 28% is fermented) [Lactose (from milk), Vegetable oils (Palm oil, Coconut oil, Rapeseed oil, Sunflower oil, High oleic sunflower oil), Skimmed milk, Demineralised whey (from milk), Whey concentrate (from milk), Calcium phosphate, Fish oil, Potassium chloride, Potassium citrate, Calcium carbonate, Choline chloride, Vitamin C, Sodium citrate, Emulsifier (Soy lecithin), Inositol, Magnesium chloride, L-Carnitine, Antioxidant (Ascorbyl palmitate), Nicotinamide, Panthothenic acid, Vitamin E, Riboflavin, Thiamin, Vitamin B6, Potassium iodide, Folic acid, Vitamin K1, Biotin, Vitamin B12], Galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) (from milk), Fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS), Whey protein (from milk), Magnesium hydrogen phosphate, Oil from Mortierella Alpina, Sodium chloride, Taurine, Ferrous sulphate, L-Tryptophan, Zinc sulphate, Cytidine 5'-monophosphate, Uridine 5'-monophosphate sodium salt, Adenosine 5'-monophosphate, Inosine 5'-monophosphate sodium salt, Guanosine 5'-monophosphate sodium salt, Copper sulphate, Vitamin E, Vitamin A, Manganese sulphate, Sodium selenite, Vitamin D3.
* These values refer to powder. There are small nutritional differences between powder and liquid. Please refer to the packaging
Aptamil Follow On Milk 800g powder is Halaal approved but is not suitable for a vegetarian or vegan diet
Aptamil Follow On milk 200ml and 1 litre ready to feeds are not suitable for a vegetarian or vegan diet and are not Halaal approved
Allergens: Milk, Soy, Fish
Our easy-to-follow guide shows you how to prepare a bottlefeed safely using our powder formula.
Wash hands and sterilise all equipment according to manufacturers' instructions.
Boil 1 litre of freshly run tap water. Leave kettle to cool for 30 minutes and no longer. Measure required amount of water (refer to on-pack 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 extra powder into scoop.
Add correct measure of powder to water. Adding too many or too few scoops can be harmful. Place the sterilised lid on the beaker and shake immediately, vertically and vigorously for at least 10 seconds, until the powder is dissolved.
Cool under running tap. Check temperature of feed by allowing some drops to fall on your wrist. Feed immediately.
You can find Aptamil Follow On in the baby milk aisle in supermarkets and pharmacies – why not add it to your online shopping list? It can also be found in many convenience stores.
Aptamil Follow On Milk is available in the following formats:
Milks 0-6 months
Inspired by research in early life science, Aptamil First Infant Milk is suitable from birth if your baby is not being breastfed or if you are combination feeding.
Milks 6-12 months
Inspired by 40 years of breastmilk research, Aptamil Follow On Milk complements the weaning diet and contains vitamin D to support the normal function of the immune system and iron to support normal cognitive development.
Our team of expert midwives, nutritionists and mums have pulled together some useful information for this stage of your baby's development.