First Steps Nutrition has produced useful evidence-based publications, including clear information about infant formula, follow on formula and other infants milks marketed in the early years. Click on the links below to download these reports.
Practical Guide for Health Professionals provides evidence-based information on formula milks currently sold in the UK.
Infant Milk Composition
Infant Formula - An Overview
A Simple Guide to Infant Formula provides a summary of which infant milks are suitable for use across the first 2 years of life. It explains some of the common issues that families may ask about infant milks, and provides details of how to make up milks safely.
Specialised Infant Formula Milks in the UK covers milks that are marketed for infants with special dietary needs.
Fortified Milks for Children outlines the global market for fortified milks for children aged over 1 year. This new report has been compiled to support international work considering regulation and composition of fortified milks for older children.
Rosemary Dodds (Policy Officer NCT) 'Choosing a formula.pdf' examines the evidence for using different milks and the added ingredients and is an excellent leaflet.