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FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL USE ONLY Aptamil Comfort contains a unique blend of ingredients designed specifically for the dietary management of colic and constipation. 5 possible gastrointestinal factors in colic include: Aptamil Comfort contains: Blend of prebiotics (GOS/FOS) to help increase the number of bifidobacteria in the gut 7,8 Gut microbiota 1 Fat blend with beta-palmitate Gut motility 2,3 to help produce softer stools and aid the absorption of fat and calcium 9,10 Protein digestion 4 Partially hydrolysed proteins Lactose digestion 5 Reduced lactose* Gas. Thickened with starch for easier digestion to help reduce flatulence and abdominal discomfort 5 6 to help reduce air swallowed during feeding. The greatest improvement in symptoms has been shown after 2 weeks of using Aptamil Comfort 11,12 For practical feeding information and management hints and tips, please call our free expert helpline on 0800 996 1234 or visit www.eln.nutricia.co.uk/colic IMPORTANT NOTICE: Breastfeeding is best for babies. Aptamil Comfort is a food for special medical purposes for the dietary management of colic and constipation. It should only be used under medical supervision, after full consideration of the feeding options available including breastfeeding. Suitable for use as the sole source of nutrition for infants from birth, and/or as part of a balanced diet from 6-12 months. References: 1. Pärtty A, Kalliomäki M. Acta Paediatr 2017;106(4):528-9. 2. Gupta SK. Curr Opin Investig Drugs 2007;8(11):921-6. 3. Savino F et al. Acta Paediatr 2006;95:738-41. 4. Gupta SK. Curr Opin Pediatr 2002;14(5):588-92. 5. Kanabar D et al. J Hum Nutr Dietet 2001;14:359-63. 6. Lucassen P et al. Arch Dis Child 2001;84:398-403. 7. Knol J et al. J Paediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2005;40:36-42. 8. Moro G et al. J Paediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2002;34:291-5. 9. Kennedy K et al. Am J Clin Nutr 1999;70:920-7. 10. Carnielli VP et al. J Paediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 1996;23(5):553-60. 11. Savino F et al. Acta Paediatr Suppl 2003;441:86-90. 12. Savino F et al. Eur J Clin Nutr 2006;60:1304–10. *Contains 39% of the lactose in Aptamil First Infant milk. © 2018 Danone Nutricia Early Life Nutrition, [18-141] Colic? Try Aptamil Comfort.