Aptamil® Feed Thickener is a thickening agent and may be mixed with breast milk or infant formula to assist in the management of regurgitation. Aptamil®Feed Thickener may also be used to thicken the fluids and foods of infants, children and adults. In all cases it should only be used under medical supervision.
To assist infants with regurgitation, Aptamil®Feed Thickener can be used safely and effectively for thicken infant feeds. Thickened feeds may assist with the dietary management of regurgitation.
For breastfed infants: Aptamil® Feed Thickener can be mixed with a small amount of cool boiled water or expressed breast milk and fed as a gel before, during or directly after the breast feed. Alternatively it can be mixed with expressed breast milk to thicken the feed.
For formula fed infants: Aptamil® Feed Thickener can be used to thicken standard infant formula, or specialty formulas. If a baby on standard formula requires a thickened feed, Aptamil® AR Gold+ Infant Formula, which already contains thickener is recommended.
For thickened food: Aptamil® Feed Thickener can be used to thicken food such as soups, sauces, purees and custards.
If you have any questions about Aptamil® Feed Thickener, please call our team of healthcare professionals on 1800 438 500 or email us.