Does Similac Advance have iron?
Similac Advance is a nutritionally complete, milk-based, iron-fortified infant formula for baby’s first year. It has our exclusive blend of ingredients to support baby’s brain and eye development.
Should baby formula have iron?
Infants who are not breastfed or are partially breastfed should receive an iron-fortified formula (containing between 4.0–12 mg/L of iron) from birth to 12 months. Ideally, iron fortification of formulas should be standardized based on long-term studies that better define iron needs in this range.
Is Similac pro Advance iron-fortified?
FEATURES. A 20 Cal/fl oz, nutritionally complete, non-GMO,† milk-based, iron-fortified standard infant formula designed to support both immune and cognitive development with key ingredients found in breast milk.
Why is there no Similac pro advance?
The shortage comes after Abbott Nutrition voluntarily recalled in mid-February select batches of Similac, Alimentum and EleCare formulas manufactured in Sturgis, Michigan. The recall was expanded in late February to include one lot of Similac PM 60/40.
How do you know if your baby is lacking iron?
Several signs can signal if your child may have an iron deficiency: Overall lack of energy and fatigue. Pale appearance as hemoglobin levels drop. Nails that appear brittle, tongue that looks redder than normal and/or cracks on the side of the mouth.
Why is there no Similac pro-advance?
Why is Similac on recall?
Why was Similac recalled? Abbott recalled powdered Similac formula products manufactured at its Sturgis, Michigan facility due to a possible Cronobacter contamination at the plant that may be linked to 4 cases of infant hospitalizations. Cronobacter infections can be very dangerous for newborns.
Can low iron make a baby fussy?
slow weight gain, pale skin, no appetite, and. irritability (cranky, fussy).