Q. Please suggest formula milk for weight gain and overall development.

Answered by
Dr. Baratu Bhaisara
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Dec 28, 2017

Hi doctor,

My baby has completed four months. Please suggest the best formula milk for weight gain and overall development.

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Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I am assuming you are asking for formula milk for a four-month-old baby.

May I suggest:

The best thing will be to continue breastfeeding until six months of age.

For a full term baby, I suggest Nestle NAN1 range - Nan Optipro HA 1 Gold. For a preterm baby Nestle Pre Nan.

Give breastfeeding as a priority. For overall development, no formula feed can replace it.

Every child is different. So, formula milk cannot be the best. It usually is a trial.

Other is from Abbott - Similac 1.

For more information consult a paediatrician online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/paediatrician



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