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The Studies

Research is constantly evolving. Below is a sampling of interesting work in the world of infant nutrition.

Title Topic the gist where
Review of Infant Feeding: Key Features of Breast Milk and Infant Formula General Features of breast milk and infant formula Nutrients 2016
Infant Formula Fat Analogs and Human Milk Fat: New Focus on Infant Developmental Needs Fat Comparison of human milk fats and vegetable fats used in infant formula Annual Review of Food Science and Technology 2016
Sugar in Infants, Children and Adolescents: A Position Paper of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Committee on Nutrition Sugar Explanation of various sugars and recommendations for sugar intake in infants and children Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 2017
Zinc and Multivitamin Supplementation Have Contrasting Effects on infant Iron Status: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo- Controlled Clinical Trial Iron Zinc supplementation alone as opposed to multivitamin supplementation can have opposite effects on an infant’s iron status European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2018
Excess iron intake as a factor in growth, infections, and development of infants and young children Iron Iron supplementation is critical but level supplementation may have different effects depending on the existing iron status of the infant. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2017
Comparison of Imported European and US Infant Formulas: Labeling, Nutrient and Safety Concerns US and EU infant formulas Key differences between US and EU infant formulas and areas of safety concern with EU products used in the US Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 2019
Differences in the emotional and practical experiences of exclusively breastfeeding and combination feeding mothers Feeding experience and feelings An evaluation of feelings towards feeding method in Breastfeeding mothers. Maternal and Child Nutrition 2017

Infant formula is studied all over the globe and in many different ways - from individual nutrients to full formulas to even how women feel when they give it to their babies. At Bobbie, we evaluate this research on a regular basis so we can bring you the highest quality product in a safe, easy-to-use format you can trust.

Sources

  • Babies should gain 1oz a day for the first 3 months.

    Based off suggested yearly feeding recommendations by Tiffani Ghere, a Registered Dietitian, Board Certified Specialist in Pediatrics, Certified Lactation Educator, and a member of the Medical Affairs Team at Bobbie.

  • A 3 month old gets around 196 bottles per month.

    Based off suggested yearly feeding recommendations by Tiffani Ghere, a Registered Dietitian, Board Certified Specialist in Pediatrics, Certified Lactation Educator, and a member of the Medical Affairs Team at Bobbie.

  • A 4 month old consumes 2x as much milk as a 12 month old.

    Based off suggested yearly feeding recommendations by Tiffani Ghere, a Registered Dietitian, Board Certified Specialist in Pediatrics, Certified Lactation Educator, and a member of the Medical Affairs Team at Bobbie.

  • 83% of parents in the U.S. will turn to formula.

    Survey conducted by Wakefield Research among 1,000 U.S. moms who only have children under the age of 2 between February 11th and February 19th, 2019 using an email invitation and an online survey.