Aptamil Lactose Free From Birth 400g
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Aptamil Lactose Free From Birth 400g
Aptamil Lactose Free is a nutritionally complete formula. You can use it to feed your baby as a sole source of nutrition from birth and as part of a weaning diet from 6 months to 1 year.
Speak to your healthcare professional or pharmacist if you are concerned that your baby is lactose intolerant.
Lactose Free: Food for special medical purpose
With over 50 years of research, our passionate team of over 250 paediatricians, nutritionists, and scientists continue to take inspiration from the benefits of nature, to develop our unique formulas, tailored to support your baby's needs at every stage of development.
How to use
Preparing your baby's feed. 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 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
Important: Always use the scoop provided, please note the colour of the scoop may change from time to time. Always use the scoop provided, please note the colour of the scoop may change from time to time. Do not allow prolonged or frequent contact of feeds with your baby's teeth as this increases the risk of tooth decay. Ask your healthcare professional or dentist for advice. Make sure your baby's teeth are cleaned after the last feed night.
Make up each feed as required. For hygiene reasons, do not store made up feeds and always discard unfinished feeds as soon as possible, and always within 2 hours. Do not heat feeds in a microwave, hot spots may occur and cause scalding.
Feeding guide 0-12 months
Approx. age: Birth; Approx. weight: 3.5kg, 7.5lb; No. of feeds per 24 hours: 6; No. of level scoops per feed (1 scoop = 4.3g): 3; Quantity of water per feed: 90ml, 3fl oz
Approx. age: 2 weeks; Approx. weight: 4.0kg, 8.8lb; No. of feeds per 24 hours: 6; No. of level scoops per feed (1 scoop = 4.3g): 4; Quantity of water per feed: 120ml, 4fl oz
Approx. age: 2 mths; Approx. weight: 5.0kg, 11.0lb; No. of feeds per 24 hours: 5; No. of level scoops per feed (1 scoop = 4.3g): 6; Quantity of water per feed: 180ml, 6fl oz
Approx. age: 4 mths; Approx. weight: 6.5kg, 14.5lb; No. of feeds per 24 hours: 5; No. of level scoops per feed (1 scoop = 4.3g): 7; Quantity of water per feed: 210ml, 7fl oz
Approx. age: 6 mths*; Approx. weight: 7.5kg, 16.5lb; No. of feeds per 24 hours: 4; No. of level scoops per feed (1 scoop = 4.3g): 8; Quantity of water per feed: 240ml, 8fl oz
Approx. age: 7-12 mths; Approx. weight: -kg, -lb; No. of feeds per 24 hours: 3; No. of level scoops per feed (1 scoop = 4.3g): 7; Quantity of water per feed: 210ml, 7fl oz
*Assumes weaning at 6 months. Your baby may need more or less than the feeding guide above. This information is given as a guide only as each baby is an individual.
Store in a cool dry place. Do not refrigerate. Use powder within 4 weeks of opening.
Hazards and Cautions
Aptamil Lactose Free is a food for special medical purposes. 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 as part of a balanced diet from 6-12 months. Not suitable for parental use. This formula is not suitable for infants who are allergic to cows' milk protein allergy.
Do not allow prolonged or frequent contact of feeds with your baby's teeth as this increases the risk of tooth decay. Ask your healthcare professional or dentist for advice. Make sure your baby's teeth are cleaned after the last feed at night. Never add extra scoops or anything else to your baby's feed. Never leave your baby alone whilst feeding.
While every care has been taken to ensure this information is always as accurate as possible, food products are regularly improved and nutrition content may occasionally change. As a result we recommend that you always read the label carefully before using or consuming any products.
Nutritional Reference Value (NRV) information is based on the typical composition of the product. Guideline daily amounts are those for a typical adult (men and women).
NRV information for non Boots products is calculated by the manufacturer. Boots has no control over the recipe or nutritional content of such products and information on this site may differ to that given on the product label. We would therefore recommend you do not solely rely on this information and always read the product label.
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This information was last updated 14/10/2014.
Country of origin - Produce of the EU
Name and address of manufacturer - Milupa, White Horse Business Park, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 0XB.
Glucose Syrup, Vegetable Oils, Caseinate (Milk), Sodium Citrate, Potassium Citrate, Calcium Phosphate, Magnesium Chloride, Potassium Hydrogen Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Fish Oil, Emulsifier (Soy Lecithin), L-Cysteine Hydrochloride, Choline Chloride, Vitamin C, Taurine, L-Tryptophan, Inositol, Ferrous Sulphate, Vitamin E, Zinc Sulphate, Uridine 5' -Monophosphate Sodium Salt, Cytidine 5' -Monophosphate, L-Carnitine, Adenosine 5' -Monophosphate, Inosine 5'-Monophosphate Sodium Salt, Nicotinamide, Pantothenic Acid, Guanosine 5' -Monophosphate Sodium Salt, Biotin, Vitamin A, Copper Sulphate, Folic Acid, Manganese Sulphate, Riboflavin, Vitamin B12, Thiamin, Vitamin D3, Vitamin B6, Potassium Iodine, Vitamin K1, Sodium Selenite
Allergy advice - For allergens, see ingredients in bold
per 100ml prepared feed
of which, sugars 1.1g
of which, lactose <0.006g
of which, saturates 1.5g
of which, unsaturates 1.9g
of which, LCPs† 21.3mg
- Arachidonic Acid (AA) 12mg
- Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) 6.7mg
Vitamin A 55µg-RE
Vitamin D3 1.2µg
Vitamin E 1.2mg a-TE
Vitamin K1 4.5µg
Vitamin C 9.3mg
Thiamin (B1) 0.049mg
Riboflavin (B2) 0.1mg
Niacin (B3) 0.8mg NE
Pantothenic acid 0.3mg
Vitamin B6 0.04mg
Folic acid 8.9µg
Vitamin B12 0.11µg
Osmolality 170mOsmol/kg H2O
†Long Chain Polyunsaturated fatty acids