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.
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Aptamil Growing Up milk 1-2 years is nutritionally tailored for toddlers. As part of a healthy balanced diet, your toddler could have 2x150ml beakers of Growing Up milk 1-2 years every day. That way you can help to ensure their daily nutritional needs are met.
Even with a well-balanced diet, research has shown that some toddlers in Ireland are not getting enough Iron and Vitamin D. This is where Aptamil Growing Up milk can help. Just two beakers a day (300ml) provide about half the iron and vitamin D your toddler needs.
Growing Up milk is proven to help reduce the risk of inadequacies of these two nutrients in the diets of toddlers aged 1-2 years*.
Iron supports cognitive development and Vitamin D is important for healthy bone development.
*Walton J & Flynn A (2013). Food & Nutrition Research Journal.
Aptamil Growing Up milk 1-2 years contains our unique blend of GOS/FOS prebiotics, vitamins and iron. And when used as part of a healthy balanced diet, it can help meet the increased nutritional requirements of toddlers aged 12 months to 2 years.
Dairy-based blend (of which 25% is fermented) [Lactose (from milk), Skimmed milk, Vegetable oils (Palm oil, Rapeseed oil, High oleic sunflower oil, Coconut oil, Sunflower oil), Whey products (Demineralised whey, Whey concentrate) (from milk), Calcium phosphate, Potassium citrate, Fish oil, Sodium citrate, Potassium chloride, Vitamin C, Emulsifier (Soy lecithin), Choline chloride, Inositol, Magnesium chloride, L-Carnitine, Antioxidant (Ascorbyl palmitate), Pantothenic acid, Vitamin E, Calcium carbonate, Nicotinamide, Riboflavin, Vitamin B6, Thiamin, Potassium iodide, Folic acid, Vitamin K1, Biotin, Vitamin B12], Maltodextrin, Galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) (from milk), Fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS), Potassium hydrogen phosphate, Magnesium hydrogen phosphate, Ferrous sulphate, Zinc sulphate, Milk flavouring, Vitamin E, Vitamin A, Vitamin D3.
* These values refer to powder. There are small nutritional differences between powder and liquid. Please refer to the packaging.
Aptamil Growing Up milk 1-2 years 900g powder is Halaal approved but is not suitable for a vegetarian or vegan diet
Aptamil Growing Up 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
Measure 150ml or 5fl. oz of boiled, cooled water into a clean beaker.
Using the scoop provided, add 5 levelled scoops of powder into the beaker. Do not press extra powder into scoop.
Place the clean lid on the beaker and shake immediately, vertically and vigorously for at least 10 seconds, until the powder is dissolved.
Check temperature and drink immediately.
You can find Aptamil Growing Up milk 1-2 years in the baby milk aisle in supermarkets and pharmacies – why not add it to your online shopping list? Aptamil Growing Up milk 1-2 years can now also be found in many convenience stores.
Aptamil Growing Up Milk 1-2 years is available in the following formats:
Our 800g Eazypack features the following:
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.
For toddlers from 1-2 years, specially formulated with our unique blend of GOS/FOS, plus iron and vitamin D to help support your toddlers growth and development.
Our team of expert midwives, nutritionists and mums have pulled together some useful information for this stage of your baby's development.