Guidelines on providing information for parents about formula feeding

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This statement gives guidance to health professionals on providing information for parents about the use of infant formula and formula feeding.

For further tips on having effective conversations with parents, see our conversations guidance.

Further reading

Infant formula and responsive bottle feeding: a simple, concise introduction to formula feeding

Department of Health Guide to Bottle Feeding

First Steps Nutrition Trust guides to infant milks for health professionals

How the Baby Friendly Initiative supports parents who formula feed

Guidelines on providing information for parents about formula feeding

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