From this module you will learn about:
- The role of nutrition in infants
- Benefits and risks of breastfeeding
- Infant formula as an alternative to breastfeeding
- The role of the pharmacy team
Download a printable PDF of this module – including the five-minute test – here.
The pharmacy is an ideal environment for parents to obtain reliable and evidence-based information when it comes to caring for their baby. Infant nutrition is not just about breastfeeding nowadays. With a vast range of infant formula milk available and with current advice stating that a parent should always speak to a healthcare professional in the first instance, it is imperative that all pharmacy team members are kept up to date with the latest information.
Why is nutrition important?