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Follow-on Formula

Blackmores Follow-on Formula has been specially developed to help meet the nutritional needs of your growing baby. With INFAT Beta-palmitin (OPO) it's a premium formula for 6-12 months.

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Overview

Blackmores Follow-On Formula supports the nutritional needs of infants from 6 months, as part of a mixed diet. With 25 nutrients including essential vitamins, minerals and prebiotics. Suitable from 6-12 months.

Why use

Supported by 85 years of experience in natural health products and our in-house lactation consultant, Blackmores has worked to create a unique formulation inspired by the best mum – mother nature. Blackmores Follow-on Formula contains essential vitamins and minerals to support your baby’s nutritional needs.
  • Specifically formulated by Australia’s leading natural health brand to meet nutritional needs for growing babies
  • With clinically substantiated  ingredient INFAT Beta-palmitin (OPO)
  • Ingredients backed by science
  • A unique blend of scientifically researched ingredients containing over 25 nutrients including essential vitamins and minerals
  • Gentle on tiny tummies, it’s a formula for happy, healthy babies
  • Contains GOS prebiotics
  • Added alpha lactalbumin protein
  • No added table sugar (sucrose)

INFAT Beta-palmitin (OPO)

INFAT® is a clinically trialled fat profile used in the Blackmores Infant Formula range that mimics the composition, structure and benefits of human milk fat.

When added to infant formula INFAT, an sn-2 palmitate (OPO) fat ingredient has been shown to bring multiple benefits when compared to standard fat profile including:
  • Reduces crying
  • Improves sleep duration
  • Softer stools
  • Improves calcium absorption to support bone strength
For more information on the inclusion of the ingredient INFAT Beta-palmitin (OPO), visit www.advancedlipids.com

Alpha lactalbumin protein

Formula-fed babies receiving alpha-lactalbumin enriched infant formula have been shown to have a growth pattern more similar to that of breastfed infants .

Key benefits of alpha-lactalbumin enriched infant formula include:
  • Improves sleep quality
  • Reduced gastrointestinal discomfort
  • Supports a healthy gut flora
  • Protects against stomach infections

The Blackmores difference

Blackmores is Australia’s leading natural health brand and has developed an award-winning infant nutrition range inspired by the best mum – mother nature.

Supported by 85 years of experience in natural health products, Blackmores has developed a special combination formula range, each helping to provide your growing child nutritional benefits for each stage of their development. 

Made using the highest quality pro¬teins, the Blackmores infant nutrition range is made using premium Australian milk sourced from grass fed cows in the Goulburn Valley.

Each product is packaged under strict conditions that 100% comply with Australian regulations stated for the manufacture of any dairy products.

For more information on the inclusion of breakthrough ingredient INFAT Beta-palmitin (OPO), visit www.advancedlipids.com

Serving suggestion

How to prepare:

  1. Wash hands and all equipment before preparing formula
  2. Sterilise all equipment by boiling for five minutes or by using an approved steriliser
  3. Boil fresh drinking water for five minutes and leave to cool
  4. When cool, measure the required amount of water and formula by consulting the feeding guide on the product label
  5. Using only the scoop provided, lightly fill one measurement of the powder and use levelling blade on tin. Pour the powder into the prepared water, cap the bottle and shake until the powder is dissolved
  6. Check the formula temperature on your wrist then feed immediately

Contraindications and cautions

  • Always prepare each bottle separately and freshly for every feed
  • Discard unused portions; do not keep for later feeding
  • Follow preparation instructions exactly
  • Solid foods should be offered in addition to Follow-on Formula
  • Benefits of breast milk
  • FAQs

Physical description

A white powder

Nutritional information



Average Quantity per 100 mL of Prepared Formula
 
Energy
270 kJ
Protein
2.20 g
Fat
3.12 g
   Linoleic Acid
0.38 g
   alpha-linolenic Acid (ALA)
43.6 mg
   Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)
5.94 mg
   Arachidonic Acid (ARA)
5.94 mg
Carbohydrate  6.67 g
Galacto-oligosaccharide (GOS)  0.46 g
Sodium
26.4 mg
Potassium
79.2 mg
Chloride 62.7 mg
   
 Vitamins
Vitamin A
66.0 µg RE
Vitamin D
0.86 µg
Vitamin E
0.99 mg α-TE
Vitamin K1  5.28 µg
Thiamin (vitamin B1)
66.0  µg
Riboflavin (vitamin B2)
198 µg 
Vitamin B6
 52.8 µg
Vitamin B12
 0.33 µg
Niacin (vitamin B3)
0.48 mg
Folate
13.2 µg
Pantothenic Acid (vitamin B5)
 356 µg
Vitamin C
 9.90 mg
Biotin
1.98 µg
Choline
9.90 mg
Inositol
3.96 mg 
   
 Minerals
Copper  52.8 µg
Magnesium  7.26 mg
Iron
 0.90 mg
Zinc  0.59 mg
Manganese  10.6 µg

Calcium

 68.6 mg
Phosphorous  42.2 mg
Iodine  9.24 µg
Selenium 1.98 µg
Others
Taurine 5.28 mg
Nucleotides  3.30 mg
   CMP 1.30 mg
   AMP  0.81 mg
   UMP  0.65 mg
   IMP  0.36 mg
   GMP  0.18 mg
Lutein  5.94 µg

Ingredients

Milk Solids, Vegetable Oil Blend, Galacto-oligosaccharide (GOS), Lactose, Emulsifiers (Soy Lecithin, Mono- and Di-glycerides), Docosahexaenoic Acid Oil (DHA), Arachidonic Acid Oil (ARA), Taurine, Nucleotides (5’-CMP, 5’-AMP, di Sodium 5’-UMP, di Sodium 5’-IMP, di Sodium 5’-GMP), Lutein, Antioxidants (Sodium Ascorbate, mixed Tocopherols concentrate, Ascorbyl Palmitate).
 
Minerals (Calcium Carbonate, Potassium Chloride, di Sodium Phosphate, Magnesium Chloride, Ferric Pyrophosphate, Zinc Sulphate, tri Calcium Phosphate, Copper Sulphate, Manganese Sulphate, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenite).

Vitamins (L-Sodium Ascorbate (vitamin C), Inositol, d-alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (vitamin E), Retinyl Acetate (vitamin A), Nicotinamide (vitamin B3), Cholecalciferol (vitamin D), Calcium Pantothenate (vitamin B5), Thiamin Hydrochloride (vitamin B1), Riboflavin (vitamin B2), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (vitamin B6), Folic Acid (vitamin B9), Phytonadione (vitamin K1), D-Biotin, Cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12).

CONTAINS MILK AND SOY

Frequently asked questions

Newborn formula is suitable from birth and, for non-breastfed infants, can be a sole source of nutrition.

A Follow-on formula is to be used from 6 months of age, around which time complementary foods start being introduced into the diet. These formulas are nutritionally adapted to the needs of the growing child.
 
We are unable to provide samples directly as we abide by the MAIF (Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula) Agreement. Under this agreement, infant formula companies are not able to provide samples of infant formula to the general public. We recommend you talk to your healthcare professional for further advice.
Yes, there are no problems with a baby over 6 months continuing with Newborn Formula if they prefer it. We recommend they move to our Toddler Milk Drink when they are 12 months of age.
Our Newborn Formula for 0 – 6 month olds and our Follow-on Formula for 6 to 12 month olds are nutritionally balanced, containing proteins from fresh cow’s milk and other essential nutrients that are age appropriate and meet the strict nutritional requirements identified by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ). If you require further information and for individual advice, please consult your healthcare professional. 
Follow the instructions for preparing the bottle as directed on the container. The feeding guide will give the proportions of the powder required. Incorrect preparation can make your baby very ill so always follow instructions on pack.

Each baby’s nutritional needs and appetite vary from baby to baby and day to day. As a carer you will learn to read the signs your baby makes when he/she is hungry. 

If you are unsure about the feeding requirements of your baby you should check with your health care professional. 
 
We always recommend that you read the label before using our products. For a free, personalised service or help and advice with breastfeeding, please do not hesitate to contact Blackmores IBCLC lactation consultant and infant nutrition advisor on 1800 803 760.
Always read the label. Use only as directed.

Welcome to the Blackmores Infant Formula website. Please take a moment to read this important message:

Blackmores supports breastfeeding as the best nutrition for babies.

If you are considering an alternative to breastfeeding, please consult your health care professional.

  • Breastfeeding provides the right amount of nutrients needed for baby’s healthy growth particularly in the first 6 months.
  • Breastfeeding transfers antibodies and other protective factors that help protect baby against common infections.
  • Breastfeeding will help a mother’s womb return to normal size and assist in using up the extra fat stored in preparation for making breast milk.
  • Frequent breastfeeding will provide nipple stimulation and help to increase a mother’s milk supply to meet the needs of her growing baby, so it may be difficult to return to full breastfeeding if parents decide to partially formula feed a breastfed baby.
  • Parents should always consider the social and financial implications before selecting a method of baby feeding.
  • Formulas should always be prepared and used as directed. Improper use of infant formula, such as the use of unboiled water, incorrect dilution or unhygienic bottles may cause your baby to become ill.

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Benefits of breast milk

Breastfeeding provides the best nutrition for babies.

If you are considering an alternative to breastfeeding, please consult your health care professional.