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Overview of the Updates in Nutrient Profiles, Types, Indications and Side Effects of Infant Formula

Nazim Faisal Hamed , Saad Abdullah Alamri , Nawaf Hussain Hamdi

All mothers should breastfeed their infants, initiate breastfeeding within the first hour of life and continuing breastfeeding up to 2 years of age or beyond. Some conditions nissisate formula feeding. Because every child has separate needs, there are a variety of infant and pediatric formulas from that to choose. Not only are there several categories of formulas counting milk protein-based, soy protein-based, hydrolyzed protein, and amino acid-based, but there are changes between products within each group. The advent of Internet mediums that facilitate peer-to-peer human milk sharing has resulted in health authorities stating that the allotment of human milk is dangerous. There are risks associated with all forms of infant feeding, including breastfeeding and the use of manufactured infant formulas. Nevertheless, a small number of health conditions of the infant or the mother may justify endorsing that she does not breastfeed provisionally or enduringly. However, Baby formulas rarely cause serious lateral effects. But food allergies, nutrient deficiency, or baby formula contamination can lead to serious fitness problems if left unchecked.

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Hamed NF, Alamri SA, Hamdi NH. Overview of the Updates in Nutrient Profiles, Types, Indications and Side Effects of Infant Formula. Arch. Pharm. Pract. 2022;13(3):54-61.
Hamed, N. F., Alamri, S. A., & Hamdi, N. H. (2022). Overview of the Updates in Nutrient Profiles, Types, Indications and Side Effects of Infant Formula. Archives of Pharmacy Practice, 13(3), 54-61.

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