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The role of nutrition in infants

The role of nutrition in infants

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.

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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?

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