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All brands of formula milk sold in Singapore, regardless of price, "provide enough nutrition for babies to grow healthily", says Minister in the Prime Minister's Office Josephine Teo.
"Actually, breast milk is best and both the Health Promotion Board and World Health Organisation encourage mothers to breastfeed for at least 12 months," she said. "However, for parents who need to supplement with formula, all brands sold in Singapore, regardless of price, provide enough nutrition for babies to grow healthily.
"After the child turns one, milk powder isn't even needed. Fresh cow's milk, as part of a balanced diet, works well enough."
This is the advice from an experienced mother. Do not believe that “more expensive means better” unless your baby needs special milk powder.
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