Breast Milk Substitutes are available for infants if breast feeding is not an option. Infant formulas made of cow’s milk can be a supplement to breast milk or as sole source of nutrition before solid food is introduced. It is essential that the formula is iron-fortified for optimal growth and health of the baby.
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