Aptamil Pepti 2 is for the dietary management of cow's milk allergy (CMA). Suitable from 6 months to complement a cow's milk-free weaning diet.
If you think your baby has Cow's milk allergy speak to your healthcare professional or pharmacist for advice.
How does Aptamil Pepti 2 work?
The protein has been broken down (extensively hydrolysed) to make it less likely to cause an allergic reaction.
Learn more about cows' milk allergic signals.
What is cows’ milk allergy?
CMA is the most common food allergy in infants. Although most children eventually grow out of their milk allergy, its diagnosis and management can be a worrying time for parents. The good news is, with prompt diagnosis by a healthcare professional, treatment and expert dietary advice, CMA can be effectively managed and its impact reduced to a minimum. Read more about recognising the signs of milk allergy and intolerance in babies.
If you think your child has a cows’ milk allergy, speak to your Healthcare Professional for advice.
What’s in Aptamil Pepti 2?
Aptamil Pepti 2 supports a restricted, cows’ milk-free weaning diet for babies over 6 months, and includes extra calcium, vitamin D and iron. It is also made with 100% whey protein.
Aptamil Pepti 1 and 2 are the only extensively hydrolysed formulas to contain Galacto- and Fructo-oligosaccharides (GOS/FOS) and nucleotides. They also contain long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPs) Omega 3 and Omega 6.
Breastfeeding is best for babies. Aptamil Pepti 2 is a food for special medical purposes for the dietary management of cows’ milk allergy. It should only be used under medical supervision, after full consideration of the feeding options available including breastfeeding. Suitable from 6 months to complement a cows’ milk-free weaning diet if you are bottle feeding or combination feeding baby.
Follow the instructions to make sure you prepare our products safely.
Maltodextrin, Hydrolysed whey protein (from milk*), Vegetable oils (Palm oil, Coconut oil, Rapeseed oil, High oleic sunflower oil, Sunflower oil), Galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) (from milk*), Calcium phosphate, Emulsifiers (citric acid esters of mono- and di-glycerides of fatty acids), Fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS), Fish oil, Potassium chloride, Magnesium hydrogen phosphate, Oil from Mortierella alpina, Sodium chloride, Choline chloride,Vitamin C, L-Tyrosine, Inositol, Taurine, Ferrous sulphate, Zinc sulphate, L-Carnitine, Sodium citrate, Vitamin E, Uridine 5'-monophosphate sodium salt, Cytidine 5'-monophosphate, Pantothenic acid, Adenosine 5'-monophosphate, Inosine 5'-monophosphate sodium salt, Nicotinamide, Guanosine 5'- monophosphate sodium salt, Copper sulphate, Vitamin A, Riboflavin, Thiamin, Vitamin B6, Potassium iodide, Folic acid, Manganese sulphate, Sodium selenite, Vitamin K1, Biotin, Vitamin D3, Vitamin B12.
Allergy Advice: for allergens, see ingredients in bold.
*This product is designed for the dietary management of cow's milk allergy so the milk proteins present have been broken down (hydrolysed) to reduce the likelihood of them causing an allergic reaction.
- per 100ml - prepared feed:
- Energy : 285kJ/68kcal
- Fat : 3.2g
- of which - saturates : 1.5g
- of which mono - unsaturates: 1.2g
- of which, polyunsaturates 0.5g
- of which, LCPs† 0.04g
- - Arachidonic acid (AA) 0.017g
- - Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) 0.017g
- Carbohydrate 7.8g
- of which, sugars 3.6g
- of which, lactose 2.98g
- of which, polyols 0.007g
- - Inositol 0.007g
- Fibre 0.6g
- of which, GOS° 0.48g
- of which, FOS◊ 0.08g
- Protein* 1.6g
- of which, whey 1.6g
- Salt 0.06g
- Vitamins -----
- Vitamin D3 1.7µg
- Vitamin E 1.2mg TE
- Vitamin K1 4.5µg
- Vitamin C 8.5mg
- Thiamin (B1) 0.07mg
- Riboflavin (B2) 0.14mg
- Niacin (B3) 0.46mg
- Vitamin B6 0.044mg
- Folate 14µg
- Vitamin B12 0.16µg
- Biotin 1.8µg
- Pantothenic acid 0.56mg
- Minerals -----
- Sodium 22/1.0mg/mmol
- Potassium 90/2.3mg/mmol
- Chloride 53/1.5mg/mmol
- Calcium 79/2.0mg/mmol
- Phosphorus 49mg
- Phosphate 1.6mmol
- Magnesium 7.6/0.3mg/mmol
- Iron 1.0mg
- Zinc 0.68mg
- Copper 0.053mg
- Manganese 0.007mg
- Fluoride ≤0.006mg
- Selenium 3.1µg
- Chromium ≤6.1µg
- Molybdenum ≤6.1µg
- Iodine 13µg
- Others -----
- L-Carnitine 2mg
- Choline 15mg
- Taurine 5.1mg
- Non-caloric carbohydrate (GOS°) 0.2g
- Nucleotides 2.4mg
- Osmolarity 260mOsmol/l
- Osmolality 300mOsmol/kg H2O
- Potential renal solute load 157mOsmol/l
- †Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids
- °Galacto-oligosaccharides / ◊Fructo-oligosaccharides
- * Extensively hydrolysed cow's milk protein
How to prepare Aptamil Pepti 2
Because powdered milks are not sterile, failure to follow instructions may make your baby ill.
Wash hands and sterilise all utensils according to manufacturer's instructions.
Boil 1 litre of fresh water. Leave kettle to cool for no longer than 30 mins.
Measure the required amount of water 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 a clean knife. 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. Cap the bottle and shake vigorously for 25 seconds
to dissolve the powder. Remove cap and replace with a sterilised teat.
Cool under running tap. Check temperature of feed. Feed immediately.
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