Aptamil® Profutura™ Infant formula from birth

0–6 months

Indications
  • Healthy infants from birth as a partial or complete breast milk substitute.
  • Order information

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    Product Information

    A nutritionally complete, premium infant formula suitable for healthy infants from birth, requiring a partial or complete breast milk substitute. For formula-fed infants, Aptamil Profutura helps build strong foundations for immunity, brain and metabolism.
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    Features

    IMMUNITY

    Like Aptamil® Gold+, the prebiotic component* found in Aptamil Profutura has been clinically shown to provide sustained protection against infection, up to 2 years of age,1,2 and allergy up to 5 years of age2–4 when introduced within the first 6 months of life. Aptamil Profutura also contains the probiotic strain, Bifidobacterium breve M-16V, originally isolated from healthy infants.5 Bifidobacterium breve is one of the most commonly isolated bifidobacterial species found in breast milk.6
     
    BRAIN
    Supports early neuro-function, vision and brain development through supplementation of long chain omega 3 fatty acids at higher levels within the recommended range.7–9
     
    METABOLISM
    Aptamil Profutura contains protein within recommended levels.10,11 “A higher protein content of infant formula is associated with higher weight in the first 2 years of life.”12 “Early weight gain is the best predictor of later childhood overweight.”12
     
    *Nutricia’s patented blend of prebiotic oligosaccharides, 0.8g/100mL, 90% short chain galacto-oligosaccharides (sc GOS): 10% long chain fructooligosaccharides (lc FOS).
    # Long chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids.
    † short chain Galacto-oligosaccharides.
    ‡ long chain Fructo-oligosaccharides.
    Contraindications for use

    Confirmed cows’ milk protein allergy, galactosaemia, lactose intolerance.

    Direction of Use
    1. Wash your hands before preparing the feed. Clean and then sterilise all utensils by boiling for 5 minutes or using an approved steriliser.
    2. Boil safe drinking water and allow to cool to feeding temperature. CONSULT FEEDING GUIDE. Measure the required volume of water into a sterilised feeding bottle.
    3. Use only the enclosed scoop. Fill the scoop lightly and level off using the built-in leveler. Avoid compacting the powder.
    4. Always add one level scoop of powder for each 50mL of water. Cap the bottle and shake briskly to dissolve the powder.
    5. Test temperature on wrist before feeding. Feed immediately (do not store). Discard unfinished feeds.

    Prepare each bottle separately. For all brands of formula, it is safer to use immediately after they are prepared.

    Storage
    • Store in a cool, dry place.
    • Use by the date on bottom of the container.
    • After opening, keep container airtight and use contents within four weeks.
    • Some settling of the powder may occur.
    Feeding Guide
    Age Cooled boiled water Level scoops of powder* Number of feeds per day
    Birth to 2 weeks 50ml 1 Up to 10
    2-4 weeks 100ml 2 6-7
    1 – 2 months 150ml 3 5-6
    3 – 4 months 150ml 3 5-6
    5 – 6 months 200ml 4 4-5

    *1 scoop = 7.3g of powder. NOTE: 1 scoop of powder added to 50mL of water yields approximately 55mL of formula. This feeding guide is a general guide ONLY; your child may need more or less than shown.

    Allergen and Cultural Information

    This product contains cows milk products, fish and soy.

    Nutritional Information
    Average contents Per 100mL
    NUTRITION INFORMATION
    Energy 277 kJ
    66 kcal
    Protein 1.4 g
    Whey 60 %
    Casein 40 %
    Carbohydrates 6.9 g
    Total Fat 3.5 g
    Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) 14.0 mg
    Arachidonic Acid (AA) 17.8 mg
    MINERALS
    Calcium 74 mg
    Phosphorus 50 mg
    Sodium 27 mg
    Potassium 99 mg
    Chloride 53 mg
    Magnesium 7.4 mg
    Iron 0.81 mg
    Zinc 0.50 mg
    Iodine 18.2 μg
    Selenium 2.0 μg
    Copper 53 μg
    Manganese 6.2 μg
    VITAMINS
    Vitamin A 60 μg-RE
    Vitamin D 1.0 μg
    Vitamin E 1.8 mg
    Vitamin K1 5.0 μg
    Thiamin (B~1~) 99 μg
    Vitamin B~2~ 179 μg
    Vitamin B~6~ 50 μg
    Vitamin B~12~ 0.26 μg
    Niacin (B~3~) 0.6 mg
    Pantothenic Acid (B~5~) 0.57 mg
    Biotin 3.0 μg
    Folic acid/Folate 11.9 (folate) μg
    Vitamin C 12.4 mg
    OTHERS
    Choline 12.4 mg
    Taurine 5.0 mg
    Inositol 8.7 mg
    L-carnitine 1.4 mg
    NUCLEOTIDES
    Cytidine-5′-monophosphate 1.2 mg
    Uridine-5′-monophosphate 0.78 mg
    Adenosine-5′-monophosphate 0.78 mg
    Inosine-5′-monophosphate 0.44 mg
    Guanosine-5′-monophosphate 0.23 mg
    PREBIOTICS
    scGOS 0.72 g
    lcFOS 0.08 g
    Ingredients

    Milk solids, vegetable oils (contains emulsifier (soy lecithin), antioxidant (ascorbyl palmitate, citric acid)), short chain galacto-oligosaccharides (contains milk), dried omega LCPUFAs (contains fish, milk, emulsifier (soy lecithin), antioxidant (mixed tocopherols, di-alpha tocopherol, ascorbyl palmitate, sodium ascorbate, citric acid)), long chain fructo-oligosaccharides, maltodextrin, taurine, choline chloride, inositol, Bifidobacterium breve M-16V (750 million cfu/100mL), L-carnitine.

     
    Minerals: potassium, calcium, chloride, phosphorus, sodium, magnesium, iron, zinc, copper, iodine, manganese, selenium.
    Vitamins: Vitamins (A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, C, D3, E, K1), folic acid, biotin.
    Nucleotides: cytidine-5′ monophosphate, uridine – 5′ monophosphate, adenosine – 5′ monophosphate, inosine – 5′ monophosphate, guanosine – 5′ monophosphate.
    References
    1. Arslanoglu S et al. J Nutr 2007; 137:2420–2424. 2. Arslanoglu S et al. J Nutr 2008; 138:1091–1095. 3. Moro G et al. Arch Dis Child 2006; 91:814–819. 4. Arslanoglu S et al. J Biol Reg & Homeo Agents 2012; 26(3):49–59. 5. Taniuchi S et al. J Appl Res 2005; 5(2):387–396. 6. Martin R et al. Appl Environ Micro 2009; 965–969. 7. Innis S et al. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2009; 48:S16–S24. 8. Birch E et al. Am J Clin Nutr 2010; 91:848–859. 9. Koletzko B et al. J Perinat Med 2008; 36:5–14. 10. Koletzko B et al. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2005; 41:584–599. 11. Koletzko B et al. Ann Nutr Metab 2013; 62:44–54. 12. Koletzko B et al. Am J Clin Nutr 2009; 89:1836–1845.
    BREAST MILK IS BEST FOR BABIES: Professional advice should be followed before using an infant formula. Introducing partial bottle feeding could negatively affect breast feeding. Good maternal nutrition is important for breast feeding and reversing a decision not to breast feed may be difficult.Infant formula should be used as directed. Proper use of an infant formula is important to the health of the infant. Social and financial implications should be considered when selecting a method of feeding.
    FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS ONLY.