To assist health professionals and other sector workers decipher fact from fiction, Te Hiringa Hauora/Health Promotion Agency is undertaking factual reviews of topical issues. These two-page information sheets contain evidence-based advice to help you provide clear consistent information to consumers.
Breastfeeding provides optimum nutrition for infants. However, for mums who are not breastfeeding, there may be confusion about which milk to provide to their infants and toddlers at each age and stage. This Behind the Hype information sheet explains which milks are recommended, the nutritional content of different formula milks, and drinks to avoid for this age group.
This resource is for digital download only, please bear in mind we are in the middle of making changes on our website and this a momentary fix.
View Behind the hype: Milk for infants and toddlers in pdf.