Aptamil Feed Thickener is a premium specialty thickening agent. It may be mixed with breast milk, standard infant formulas or some specialty infant formulas, to help manage regurgitation issues. In all cases, it should only be used under medical supervision. It can be used safely and effectively to thicken infant feeds but should never be used as a sole source of nutrition.
- This product is not an infant formula, breast milk substitute or complete food
- Failure to follow directions can be harmful for your baby
- Designed for use only under medical supervision
- Not suitable for use with premature infants
- 380g tin format
A premium feed thickener to support infants with regurgitation.
If you have any questions about Aptamil Feed Thickener, please contact our team of professionals on 1800 438 500 or email us.
|Average Quantity Per Serving 8g||Average Quantity Per 100g|
|Serving size: 1 scoop (8g)|
|Servings per can: 47|
|Energy||121 kJ||1511 kJ|
|29 kcal||362 kcal|
|Protein||<1.0 g||<1.0 g|
|Fat, total||<1.0 g||<1.0 g|
|— Saturated||<1.0 g||<1.0 g|
|Carbohydrate||6.6 g||83 g|
|— Sugars||0.20 g||2.5 g|
|Dietary Fibre||0.93 g||11.6 g|
|Sodium||0.34 mg||4.3 mg|
Maltodextrin, thickener (carob bean gum).
May contain traces of milk and soy.
For breastfed infants
Aptamil Feed Thickener can be mixed with a small amount of cooled boiled water or expressed breast milk and fed as a gel before, during or directly after the breastfeed. Alternatively, it can be mixed with expressed breast milk to thicken the feed.
For formula fed infants
Aptamil Feed Thickener can be used to thicken standard infant formula products, or specialty formulas. If an infant is on standard formula and requires a thickened feed, Aptamil Gold+ Reflux Infant formula, which already contains a thickener, is recommended.
This product is not an infant formula or complete food for infants. Not suitable for use with premature infants. Only to be used under medical supervision. Consult your healthcare professional for advice.
How To Prepare
Use expressed breast milk, or prepare formula as directed.
Add to the bottle, 1 scoop (8 g) per 200 ml of breast milk or formula. Shake vigorously. A fast flow or variable flow teat is recommended unless otherwise advised. Thickened feeds will continue to thicken after preparation.
Follow instructions as recommended. Do not change proportions of powder except von medical advice.
For feed volumes less or more than 200 ml, please contact our Careline for mixing guidance. FAILURE to follow directions can be harmful for your baby.
NOTE: ALL FORMULA FEEDS SHOULD BE PREPARED IMMEDIATELY BEFORE FEEDING BABY. DISCARD UNFINISHED FEEDS. Aptamil Feed Thickener is a Food for Special Medical Purposes and it is to be used under medical supervision.
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