The World Health Organization recommends that mothers should ideally breastfeed their babies for the first six months from birth. However, in situations where breastfeeding is not possible, milk powder or baby formula is an ideal way to ensure that your child receives the necessary nutrition for both mental and physical development.
There are generally 3 different stages and types of formulas for the different stages of growth. Stage 1 (Birth – 6 months old), Stage 2 (6 months-1 year-olds) and Stage 3 (1-3 years old). Choosing the right milk formula can be complicated but here is a list of some of the best choices of baby formula that you can buy online in Malaysia.
7 Best Baby Formulas in Malaysia 2019
- Nestle NAN HA
- Karihome Infant Formula
- Isomil Plus
- Enfagrow A+
- Bellamy’s Organic Infant Formula
- Nestle Lactokid Comfortis 3
- PediaSure Complete
If either parent is prone to allergies or has eczema, a smart decision would be to start out with a baby formula which is less likely to trigger possible allergic reactions or complications in your child. NAN HA is a premium Swiss-made cow’s milk formula designed to be nutritious. It is hypoallergenic and easily digested by babies who are particularly sensitive or prone to allergies.
Imported from New Zealand, Karihome goat’s milk formula typically has an easily digestible protein profile and contains less lactose than that of cow’s milk. It is also high in Vitamins A, B, calcium and fatty acids to boost the immune system. Karihome milk is produced and packed on-farm to ensure optimal nutrition and uncompromised quality.
Isomil Plus is a soy-based baby formula is suitable for children ages 1 and above especially for little ones when they suffer from diarrhea, lactose intolerance or cow milk protein allergy. This vegetarian-friendly formula is halal certified and is nutritionally complete with the right balance of vitamins and nutrients such as DHA, AA, FOS, and Lutein for a healthy and happy child.
Since 90% of a child’s brain growth occurs during the first 5 years of life, the right nutrition is vital to enhance your child’s growth and brain development. Enfagrow A+ has a new breakthrough formulation that includes MFMG and up to 40% higher DHA content which is scientifically proven to support your child’s mental and emotional development by helping brain cells to connect faster.
Bellamy’s Organic Infant formula is a Stage 1 to 2 milk formula which is suitable for newborn babies and up to 1-year-olds. As this formulation is specially developed for baby’s delicate tummy, it is easily digested and absorbed thereby reducing the occurrences of acid reflux. Made from NASAA certified organic cow’s milk and produce in accordance with stringent Australian Food guidelines and standards, you can be assured of its quality and nutritional value.
As parents, we worry about everything; from our kid’s health, nutritional intake and even bowel movements. Constipation is a common condition among children since it is difficult to ensure that children have sufficient fiber intake. Nestle LAKTOKID Comfortis 3 is specially formulated to include L.reuteri probiotics to help alleviate constipation and promote a healthy intestine and a comfortable tummy. It also has a combination of 15 vitamins and minerals to meet your child’s nutritional needs.
Best lactose and gluten-free formula for complete nutrition - suitable for picky eaters
Price from RM48.90
PediaSure is a tasty and balanced nutritional drink for children ages 1-10 who are picky eaters, have small appetites or are recovering from medical conditions. With a combination of 3 protein sources, 25 essential vitamins and minerals, dietary fibers as well as live cultures of Bifidobacterium lactis and Lactobacillus acidophilus, it provides a balanced and complete nutrition which is scientifically proven to help increase your child’s height and weight while boosting the immune system.
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