Formula feeding information

Various BFLG members provide information on feeding using breastmilk substitutes (formula) and we will be providing links in this section.

The Department of Health has produced a Guide to Bottle Feeding - click here.

The World Health Organisation has produced Guidelines for the safe preparation, storage and handling of powdered infant formula - click here.

First Steps Nutrition has produced a range of guides for health workers to the different brands of infant formula, specialised formulas and fortified milks available in the UK, including an analysis of the claims made for them my manufacturers - click here.

BFLG has also produced the Infant Formula Explained DVD, for use by health workers with parents and carers who have indicated they intend to use formula. For further information, film clips and to make an enquiry about licensing, click here.