Although it has always been said that breast milk is best for your little one, there are lots of babies who grow up on formula or have a mix of breast milk and formula. Whatever you decide, be informed. With the wide range of baby formulas available in Hong Kong today, it can be incredibly overwhelming. Read on to learn more.
Enfamil A+ remains as one of the first choices of mummies who have swapped to formula milk. Enfa has varied products that meet the nutritional needs of both babies and older kiddos. Enfamil A+ Stage 2, suitable for babies from 6 to 12 months, is fortified with DHA and ARA, which are vital nutrients for brain and eye development. Choline, a nutrient that promotes overall mental function, is included in Enfamil, together with GOS, which is prebiotic. As well, Enfamil contains antioxidants like Vitamins C and E.
ILLUMA® has developed the “Human Affinity TM Formula”, exclusively fortified with important nutrients found in lactating secretion. Specially added “Human Milk Oligosaccharide HMO”* - a new ingredient in the original formula with “sn-2” *, providing nutrition with human affinity. This product has become popular in Hong Kong and can be found easily and at a reasonable price too.
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Bellamy's Organic Infant Formula is whey dominant which means that it is easy for your baby to digest and is perfectly balanced with essential vitamins and fatty acids to provide for your baby’s nutritional needs. With a casein dominant protein base, the Step 2 (from 6 months) Follow-on formula may be more suited for babies who are being weaned off breastmilk or who are starting solids. Bellamy's follow-on formula is made from certified organic cow’s milk, blended with 26 essential vitamins and minerals to provide your little one with a nutritionally balanced diet.
NANNYcare specializes in goat milk-based nutrition for babies and young children. NANNYcare First infant milk provides an alternative to infant formula brands which are usually based on cow’s milk. There are three options available, First infant milk suitable for birth to 12 months, designed to be a nutritionally complete breastmilk substitute. The Follow-on milk suitable from 6-12 months complementing the weaning diet, and the Growing up milk for 12 months onwards, used for a normal healthy diet.
ANS BABY is 100% Australian made infant formula range, taking inspiration from breastmilk, their range of formulations are rich in all vital nucleotides, DHA, ARA, taurine, and calcium. Produced in government accredited facilities which are required to implement stringent food safety practices. ANS BABY produces Stage 1 - Infant Formula, Stage 2 - Follow On Formula, and Stage 3 - Toddler Milk Drink. There are available in various locations in Hong Kong for a good price.
This popular brand is brought to you by Danone which has been making baby formula for over 100 years. Cow & Gate First Infant Milk can be used from birth onwards and is suitable if you are combination feeding or if your baby is not being breastfed.
BabyNes is an innovative device that uses capsules that give you the exact amount of milk you need, entirely lump-free and at the correct temperature! The capsules are hermetically sealed which prevents oxidation and loss of active ingredients. BabyNes BabyNes has developed a range of formulas tailored to the evolving nutritional needs of your child. Choose capsules with perfectly measured amounts of formula for little ones up to 3 years old.
BabyNes, order directly from www.babynes.com.hk.
Hipp Organic Follow-on Milk is formulated to suit the particular nutritional needs of babies from 6 months. It is GMO-free, Gluten-free and contains natural omega-3 fatty acids from organic ingredients. Their range of follow-on milk is easy to digest and provides age-appropriate satiety. Being iron-enriched and with natural calcium, this follow-on milk provides the essential nutrients for healthy growth and development.
Aptamil First Infant Milk is a complete formula, suitable from birth if your baby is not being breastfed or if you are combination feeding. For toddlers, their follow-up milk is popular and includes specific nutrients such as vitamin D for healthy bone development and iron for healthy cognitive development. Aptamil 3 Growing Up milk is nutritionally tailored to your toddler’s stage of development.