First Infant Milk from birth


First Infant Milk from birth

Similac First Infant Milk is a breast milk substitute specially designed to support your baby from birth.

Developed by dedicated scientists, our palm oil free formula is nutritionally complete and provides all the key ingredients to support your baby’s nutritional needs.

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Complete nutrition for your baby from birth to 6 months

Complete nutrition:

  • Long Chain Fatty Acids (LCPs) – including Omega 3 & 6 (DHA & AA*)
  • Galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS)
  • Nucleotides
* Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) & arachidonic acid (AA)
  • Palm oil free
  • Suitable for vegetarians
  • Suitable for Halal and Kosher diets

Available in 850 g tin

Unique Palm Oil

Nutritional Information

Typical values Per 100 ml (prepared feed)
Energy 270 kJ / 65 kcal
Fat 3.5 g
    of which saturates 1.1 g
    of which α-linolenic acid (ALA) 0.06 g
    of which linoleic acid (LA) 0.57 g
    of which docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) 9 mg
    of which arachidonic acid (AA) 15 mg
Carbohydrate 6.6 g
    of which sugars 6.5 g
Fibre (galacto-oligosaccharides - GOS) 0.4 g
Protein 1.4 g
Salt 0.05 g
Vitamin A 57 mcg RE
Vitamin D 1.2 mcg
Vitamin E 1.8 mg α-TE
Vitamin K 7 mcg
Vitamin C 10 mg
Thiamin (Vitamin B1) 0.08 mg
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) 0.1 mg
Niacin 0.6 mg
Vitamin B6 0.05 mg
Folic Acid 10 mcg
Vitamin B12 0.19 mcg
Biotin 3 mcg
Pantothenic Acid 0.4 mg
Sodium 18 mg
Potassium 75 mg
Chloride 44 mg
Calcium 48 mg
Phosphorus 28 mg
Magnesium 5.0 mg
Iron 0.5 mg
Zinc 0.5 mg
Copper 0.05 mg
Manganese 0.013 mg
Selenium 1.1 mcg
Iodine 13 mcg
Choline 13 mg
Taurine 3.6 mg
Carnitine 1.0 mg
Inositol 4 mg
Nucleotide equivalents 1.9 mg


Skimmed milk, lactose (milk), vegetable oils (high oleic sunflower oil, soy oil, coconut oil), galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) (milk), whey protein concentrate (milk), minerals (potassium citrate, calcium carbonate, potassium hydroxide, magnesium chloride, sodium chloride, ferrous sulphate, zinc sulphate, copper sulphate, manganese sulphate, potassium iodide, sodium selenate), whey protein hydrolysate (milk), arachidonic acid (AA) from M. alpina oil, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) from C. cohnii oil, vitamins (ascorbic acid, ascorbyl palmitate, vitamin E, niacinamide, calcium d-pantothenate, vitamin A palmitate, thiamin hydrochloride, pyridoxine hydrochloride, riboflavin, folic acid, phylloquinone, biotin, vitamin D3, cyanocobalamin), emulsifier: soy lecithin, choline chloride, taurine, l-tryptophan, choline bitartrate, myo-inositol, nucleotides (cytidine 5’-monophosphate, disodium uridine 5’-monophosphate, adenosine 5’-monophosphate, disodium guanosine 5’-monophosphate), antioxidant: E306, l-carnitine.

Allergy Advice: For allergens, please see ingredients in bold.

How to prepare Similac First Infant Milk?

Please ensure you read and follow all instructions carefully, as adding too much or too little formula to your baby’s bottle could be harmful and make them ill.

  • Wash Your Hands
  • STEP 1 – Before you start, wash your hands and sterilise all utensils according to manufacturers’ instructions, alternatively you can boil them for 10 minutes
  • Boil 1 litre of fresh tap water
  • STEP 2 – Boil 1 litre of fresh tap water (not bottled water) and allow it to cool for no more than 30 minutes. Do not use artificially softened water or repeatedly boiled water
  • Carefully pour the correct amount of warm
  • STEP 3 – Carefully pour the correct amount of warm, previously boiled water into the sterilised feeding bottle. Have a look at our suggested feeding guide, under the ‘Feeding Advice’ tab, to provide guidance on how much to feed your baby
  • Fill the enclosed scoop with powder
  • STEP 4 – Fill the enclosed scoop with powder, levelling with the back of a clean, dry, knife. Do not pack down in the scoop
  • Add one scoop of powder
  • STEP 5Add one scoop of powder to each 60 ml of water. Only use the scoop provided. Adding too many or too few scoops can be harmful
  • Place the cap on the bottle and shake
  • STEP 6 – Place the cap on the bottle and shake until completely dissolved
  • Test the temperature of the formula
  • STEP 7 – Remove the cap and fit a sterilised teat to the bottle. Test the temperature of the formula (drops should feel lukewarm on the inside of your wrist) and if necessary, replace the cap and cool the milk by holding the bottle under cold running water. Feed immediately

Discard any milk that has not been used within 2 hours. For hygiene reasons, we recommend you make up each feed as required.

Proper hygiene, handling and storage are important when preparing infant formula. Whilst they are made under hygienic conditions, powdered infant formulas are not sterile.


Store unopened under normal room conditions. Once opened, replace the lid to keep the formula tightly covered and store in a cool, dry place (not the refrigerator). Use within 3 weeks of opening.

Suggested feeding guide

Approximate age of babyApproximate weight of baby(kg)To prepare one feedApproximate number of feeds per 24 hours
Warm, previously boiled water (ml)Number of level scoops
Birth - 2 weeks3.56018-10
2 weeks - 2 months5.512026-7
2 months - 6 months7.518035-6
6 months and above*7.5 and above18034-5
*Assumes infant is consuming other solid foods.
Feeding Advice Baby

This table is for guidance only. Individual babies may require more or less than the amounts shown. Please speak to your healthcare professional if you require further advice.

Prepared milk may also be fed from a cup, and for older children can be mixed with cereal or other solid foods. However, please never add any food into your baby’s bottle. If necessary, offer cooled boiled water between feeds.

Do not use a feeding bottle as a comforter and use a trainer cup by 6 months if possible. Never leave your baby alone at feeding times.

Important notice

Breast milk is best for babies and is recommended for as long as possible during infancy. Always speak to your doctor, midwife or health visitor for advice about feeding your baby. If breastfeeding is not adopted, Similac First Infant Milk is formulated for infant feeding from birth. Good dental hygiene is important for babies and toddlers, please speak with your healthcare professional or dentist for advice.

  • LCPs - Long Chain Polyunsaturated fatty acids
  • DHA - Docosahexaenoic acid
  • AA - Arachidonic acid

For when your baby’s ready for the next stage:

Date of preparation: May 2016