Aptamil Anti-Reflux from birth
Aptamil Anti-Reflux is a specially thickened formula for the dietary management of Reflux and Regurgitation.It is nutritionally complete and suitable as a sole source of nutrition from birth to 6 months and as part of a weaning diet from 6 months to 1 year.
Aptamil Anti-Reflux is a food for special medical purposes and It should only be used under medical supervision, after full consideration of the feeding options available including breastfeeding.
Reflux and regurgitation
Babies often spit up small amounts of milk after feeding (commonly referred to as posseting) and this is perfectly normal. However, some babies may be suffering from more frequent reflux or regurgitation which can be caused by the developing digestive system.
Aptamil Anti-Reflux has been specially formulated with carob bean gum, which thickens the formula on mixing and remains thick in the stomach, helping the feed to stay down.
Aptamil Anti-Reflux is nutritionally complete with ingredients designed to work together to support your baby. 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. If you are concerned that your baby has frequent reflux or regurgitation you should speak to your healthcare professional. This product should not be used in combination with antacids or other feed thickeners.
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, Choline chloride, Potassium citrate, Sodium citrate, Potassium chloride, Vitamin C, Magnesium chloride, Emulsifier (Soy lecithin), Inositol, Calcium carbonate, L-Carnitine, Vitamin E, Antioxidant (Ascorbyl palmitate), Pantothenic acid, Nicotinamide, Thiamin, Vitamin B6, Riboflavin, Folic acid, Potassium iodide, Vitamin K1, Biotin, Vitamin B12], Galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) (from milk), Thickener (Carob bean gum), Whey protein (from milk), Fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS), Oil from Mortierella Alpina, Taurine, Ferrous sulphate, L-Tryptophan, Zinc sulphate, Uridine 5′-monophosphate sodium salt, Cytidine 5′-monophosphate, 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.
Allergy advice: For allergens, see ingredients in bold.
Store in a cool dry place. Do not refrigerate.Use powder within 4 weeks of opening.
HOW TO PREPARE
1 Wash hands and sterilise all utensils according to manufacturer’s instructions.
2 Boil 1 litre of fresh 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.
3 Using the scoop provided, level off the powder with the built in leveller. Do not press/heap the powder.
4 Add the correct measure of powder to the water. Adding too many or too few scoops can be harmful. Place the sterilized teat and cap on the bottle and shake immediately, vertically and vigorously for at least 10 seconds, until the powder is dissolved.
5 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.
Aptamil Anti-Reflux is a thickened feed – please use a single-hole, fast-flow teat.
This product should not be used in combination with antacids or other feed thickeners.
Never add extra scoops or anything else to your baby’s feed.
Never leave your baby alone whilst feeding.
For hygiene reasons, do not store made up feeds. Make up each feed as required and always discard unfinished feeds after 2 hours.