Specialist milks: Test your knowledge



The following practice points and questions can be used by individual members of the pharmacy team and/or by the pharmacist for team training.

Learning Objectives

 After completing this section, you should have an understanding of:

  • The feeding problems that babies can encounter, including colic, reflux, allergies and intolerances, constipation and diarrhoea
  • The nutritional needs of babies who experience these problems
  • Why some babies fail to thrive
  • The needs of pre-term/ low birthweight babies
  • The specialist formula milks available to parents with babies suffering from these problems.


Before testing your knowledge, make sure you’ve read all the articles in this section.

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