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ISDI factsheet on follow-up formula for older infants and young children

Scientific experts around the world recognise that the first 1,000 days of a child’s life are critical for long-term physical and mental development.

The adequate intake of both macro- (protein, carbohydrates and fats) and micronutrients (vitamins, minerals and trace elements) is particularly important in the early months and years of life, when growth and brain development are most rapid.

Follow-up formulas for older infants (6-12 months) and young children (12-36 months), which are introduced after 6 months as part of a complementary feeding regimen, can be a source of important nutrients to address nutritional inadequacies.

Find out more about the value of follow-up formula for older infants and young children, and the role they can play in helping to provide optimal intakes of important nutrients, with our factsheet.

Download the factsheet here.