1001 Questions about milk formula... answered

1001 Questions about milk formula... answered

Do you have questions about your children’s required nutrition, especially on milk formula? Here’s your chance to skip sifting through a barrage of online information and get answers straight from an expert.

Milk formula comes in when advised by your child’s paediatrician.

But giving formula milk is not as straightforward as it seems, in the sense that something as simple as choosing which one to go with can be confusing, thanks to multiple brands that line the grocery shelf.

The questions don’t end there! Here are other possible Qs that could be keeping you up late at night:

  • Do I need a specialty formula?
  • My baby seems colicky, could it be a sign of milk allergy?
  • Is it better to give my baby formula with low-iron to avoid undesirable symptoms?
  • My formula-fed baby’s poop is green. Is this normal?
  • Is the expiration date important?

The good news is that whatever other questions you have on child nutrition from milk formula, we’ve got you covered.

Together with Friso Gold, theAsianparent wants to help you

We’ve asked Dr Tan Zhen Han from SBCC Baby and Child Clinic to help with any burning questions you have about your child’s nutrition and milk formula.

About the expert

Dr Tan Zhen Han graduated on the Dean’s List from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree in 2008. He trained in Paediatric Medicine, Neonatology, Intensive Care, and Children’s Emergency and other departments during his seven-year tenure at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital and Singapore General Hospital.

Dr Tan is well known in the Paediatric scene having published several papers in international peer-reviewed scientific journals. He has also received various awards such as the Outstanding House Officer Award in the Department of Paediatrics in 2008 and the Singapore Health Quality Service Award (Silver Award) in 2012.

Feel free to ask any other questions you have in the form below.

Brought to you by Friso Gold

Friso believes that things can only get better. That’s true for Friso Gold’s improved formula that uses the LockNutri process.

This is a gentle heating process that helps preserve milk protein that can be destroyed when milk is overheated during the process of creating powdered milk.

This ensures that in every cup or glass, children receive nutrients they need to be happy, in good health, and ready to face any challenges that come their way.

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Written by

Erika Coronel

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