Specialist milks

Coping with colic

Colic affects up to one in five babies, making it one of the most common baby gastrointestinal complaints.


Reflux, or gastro-oesophageal reflux (GOR), can affect up to half of babies aged 0-3 months.

Constipation and diarrhoea

The frequency and consistency of stools can vary in babies, but symptoms of constipation and diarrhoea are easy to spot.

Allergies and intolerance

Food allergies and food intolerances can cause a number of different symptoms in babies.

Infant eczema

Intact cows’ milk protein can increase the risk of eczema in babies with a family history of allergy.

Faltering growth

Most babies lose weight after birth and then start regaining it at around two weeks of age. But why do some babies fail to thrive?

Pre-term/low birthweight babies

Pre-term babies have minimal body reserves of nutrients and immature body systems.

Ask the experts: specialist milks

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