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Formula feeds

RCN guidance for nurses caring for infants and mothers

Published: 11/10/2016
Publication code: 005694
This new edition provides an overview of formula feeding to enable health professionals to support mothers who, for whatever reason, have made that choice of feeding. It provides information to enable safe formula feeding, whether in hospital or community settings, and details the different types of standard formula, and formula adapted for minor gastro conditions, that are widely available in the UK. The scope of the guidance is restricted to formula feeds suitable during the first year of life.

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