Aptamil Anti-Reflux is a specially thickened formula, designed to help feeds stay down. Suitable from birth, Aptamil Anti-Reflux is formulated for the dietary management of frequent reflux and regurgitation. If you think your baby has frequent reflux speak to your health visitor or pharmacist for advice
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How it works
Thicker foods are proven to help reduce the symptoms of reflux. Aptamil Anti-Reflux is specially formulated with carob bean gum so that the milk is thicker in consistency. It is clinically proven to be thicker on preparation than other anti-reflux formulas, and it also stays thicker in your baby’s stomach.
What are reflux and regurgitation?
Reflux in babies occurs when the contents of the stomach move back into the oesophagus after feeding. Regurgitation (or possetting) means the stomach contents come up into your baby’s mouth.
If you think your baby has reflux, speak to your Healthcare Professional for advice.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Aptamil Anti-Reflux is a food for special medical purposes for the dietary management of frequent reflux and regurgitation. 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/or as part of a balanced diet from 6-12 months
Follow the instructions to make sure you prepare our products safely.
Lactose (from milk), Skimmed milk, Vegetable Oils (Palm Oil, Rapeseed Oil, Coconut Oil, Sunflower Oil, Single Cell Oil), Maltodextrin, Carob Bean Gum, Calcium Carbonate, Fish Oil, L-Cysteine Hydrochloride, Vitamin C, Emulsifier (Soy 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 Selenite
Halaal approved but is not suitable for a vegetarian or vegan diet.
Allergy advice: for allergens, see ingredients in bold.
- Per Powder 100g:
- Energy: 2085 kJ
- 499 kcal
- Fat: 26.4 g
- of which - saturates: 11.7 g
- of which - unsaturates: 14.7 g
- of which - LCPs*: 0.159 g
- - Arachidonic acid (AA): 0.088 g
- - Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA): 0.050 g
- Carbohydrate: 51.6 g
- of which - sugars: 45.9 g
- of which - lactose: 45.4 g
- Fibre: 3 g
- Protein: 12.3 g
- Salt: 0.45 g
- Vitamins : ----------
- Vitamin A: 378 µg-RE
- Vitamin D3: 9.1 µg
- Vitamin E: 7.7 mg α-TE
- Vitamin K1: 34 µg
- Vitamin C: 63 mg
- Thiamin (B1): 0.41 mg
- Riboflavin (B2): 0.75 mg
- Niacin (B3): 6.2 mg NE
- Pantothenic acid: 2.24 mg
- Vitamin B6: 0.35 mg
- Folic acid: 71 µg
- Vitamin B12: 1.3 µg
- Biotin: 11 µg
- Minerals : ----------
- Sodium: 181 mg
- Potassium: 577 mg
- Chloride: 394 mg
- Calcium: 586 mg
- Phosphorus: 329 mg
- Magnesium: 39 mg
- Iron: 5.1 mg
- Zinc: 4.5 mg
- Copper: 0.3 mg
- Manganese: 0.29 mg
- Fluoride: ≤0.045 mg
- Selenium: 9.8 µg
- Iodine: 99 µg
- Other ----------
- L-carnitine: 6.8 mg
- Choline: 58 mg
- Inositol: 25 mg
- Taurine: 38 mg
- Nucleotides: 24 mg
- *Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids
How to prepare Aptamil Anti-Reflux milk
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 1 litre of freshly run water. Leave kettle to cool for 45 minutes and no longer. 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.
Using the scoop provided level off the powder with the built-in leveller. Do not press/heap the powder.
Add the correct measure of powder to the water. Adding too many or too few scoops can be harmful. Place the sterilised teat and cap on the bottle. Hold the bottle horizontally and shake from left to right for 10 seconds, then hold it vertically and shake from top to bottom for 10 seconds. The time between adding the scoops and shaking the bottle should be as short as possible.
Leave the bottle to stand for 5 minutes to allow it to thicken. Turn the bottle upside down just before feeding. Check temperature of feed. Feed immediately.
Where to buy
This product is available at Tesco, Supervalu, Dunnes & Boots.
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