What is Aptamil Pepti 1?
Aptamil Pepti 1 is a formula made with 100% whey protein which is ideal for babies who have an allergy to cow’s milk. Aptamil Pepti 1 can be used from birth and is suitable for babies up to a year old.
What is an allergy to cow’s milk?
A cow’s milk allergy is one of the most common food allergies found in infants. When your baby is suffering from an allergic reaction to cow’s milk, they may experience the following symptoms:
- Stomach cramps
- Difficulty breathing
These symptoms can be particularly worrying for parents, but when your baby has been diagnosed with a cow’s milk allergy, they can be avoided and treated.
Why is Aptamil Pepti 1 suitable for babies who are allergic to cows’ milk?
Aptamil Pepti 1 is perfect for babies who have a cows’ milk allergy as it provides the nutrition that your baby needs as they grow while reducing the risk of an allergic reaction. Its nutritionally complete formula is ideal for those looking for a way to manage their baby’s diet knowing that they have CMA.
How do I know if my baby has a cow’s milk allergy?
Cow’s milk allergies are very difficult to diagnose, so if you suspect that your baby may have an allergy, you should speak to your doctor right away. If your doctor confirms that your baby has CMA then they may recommend a specialised feed, such as Aptamil Pepti 1, to help you to manage your baby’s diet. You should always speak to your doctor or health visitor before changing your baby’s diet, to make sure that you’re making the best choice for both of you.
The ingredients list says that this product contains milk, is this still safe for my baby?
Although this product does contain milk, the milk proteins in this product have been hydrolysed. This means that they are broken down to reduce the chance of an allergic reaction. If you’re still unsure whether this product is safe for your baby, speak to your doctor for advice.
Is this milk suitable for specialist diets?
Apramil Pepti 1 is not suitable for vegetarian or vegan diets. This product is not Halaal approved.
How to use Aptamil Pepti 1
Before preparing Aptamil Pepti 1, wash your hands and sterilise all utensils according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Boil some freshly run water in a kettle and leave to cool for 30 minutes. Measure the correct amount of water, as referenced in the feeding guide, into a sterilised bottle. Use the scoop provided to add the correct amount of powder to the water, use a clean knife to level off the scoop of required. Put the cap on the bottle and shake well for 25 seconds. Remove the cap and replace with a sterilised teat. Cool bottle under a running tap, check the temperature of feed before giving to your infant.
Can I make this feed and store it to use later?
You should only make your Aptamil Pepti 1 feed when you need it and give it to your baby as soon as possible. Discard any unused feed as soon as possible, and do not keep for more than 2 hours. Do not heat this feed in the microwave, as this can cause hot spots which may cause scalding.
When should Aptamil Pepti 1 not be used?
Supervise infants at all times when feeding. Do not refrigerate this product. Do not use Aptamil Pepti 1 if you or your infant are allergic to any of the listed ingredients. Use within 4 weeks of opening.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
Aptamil Pepti 1 powder ingredients:
Hydrolysed whey protein concentrate (from milk*), Maltodextrin, Vegetable oils (palm oil, rapeseed oil, coconut oil, sunflower oil, single cell oil), Galacto-oligosaccharides (from milk*), Emulsifier (citric acid ester of mono- and di-glycerides), Fructo-oligosaccharides, Calcium phosphate, Potassium chloride, Fish oil, Magnesium chloride, Sodium citrate, Calcium carbonate, Vitamin C, Choline chloride, Taurine, Ferrous sulphate, Inositol, Zinc sulphate, Uridine 5'-monophosphate sodium salt, Cytidine 5'-monophosphate, Vitamin E, Adenosine 5'-monophosphate, Inosine 5'-monophosphate sodium salt, L-carnitine, Nicotinamide, Pantothenic acid, Guanosine 5'-monophosphate sodium salt, Biotin, Copper sulphate, Folic acid, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Vitamin D3, Vitamin B6, Manganese sulphate, Potassium iodide, Vitamin K1, Sodium selenite.
*This product is designed for the dietary managment of cows' milk allergy so the milk proteins present have been broken down (hydrolysed) to reduce the likelihood of them causing an allergic reaction.
Breastfeeding or Formula – Which Is Right for Me?
One of the most important things that pregnant mothers have to consider is how they’re going to feed their baby.
It’s a lot to think about, but today we’re going to try to get to the bottom of which method is the best choice for you.
We’ll look at the pros and cons of breastfeeding vs bottle feeding, so you can make the best decision for you and your little one.
What Medicine Can I Give To My Baby?
If your little one is sick it can be a worrying time. It’s difficult to see your baby feeling so uncomfortable and unwell, and you’ll be searching for something that can help to nurse them back to health.
Well, to make your life easier we’re going to take a look at some of the most common illnesses your baby could be suffering from and what you can give them to help make it all better.
Ask a Pharmacist
Didn't find the answer you were looking for? Submit a private question to be answered by one of our qualified UK pharmacists.
Free UK Delivery on all orders over £30 - Delivery within 3-5 working days
Standard UK Delivery - £2.95 - Delivery within 3-5 working days
Please Note: These prices are shown as a guide only. All delivery times are approximate but have been obtained in good faith.
All our items are sent completely discreet for your peace of mind.
This means the packaging is plain, there is no mention of what product is inside your package and there is no mention of Chemist 4 U either.
We respect that many of our products are of a sensitive nature - this is why we take every step to keep your purchases private.
Customers can read our full returns policy by clicking here