Welcome to the Nestlé Baby Website

Welcome to our Baby Website where you’ll find lots of information on the wonderful journey of parenthood, from pregnancy, to birth and your child’s early development. Every child’s development is different, so be sure to consult with your health care professional if you have any concerns.

You’ll also find plenty of information about what you can feed your child.

Know your baby’s nutritional needs and download our 'Breastfeeding' brochure here

When it comes to babies, Breastfeeding is best, and provides the ideal balanced diet and protection against illness. During pregnancy and after delivery, a mother’s diet should contain sufficient key nutrients. Professional guidance can be sought on diet and the preparation for and maintenance of breastfeeding. Infant formula is intended to replace breast-milk when mothers do not breastfeed. A decision not to breast-feed, or to introduce partial bottle-feeding, could reduce the supply of breast-milk. Once reduced, it is difficult to re-establish. Infant formula should be prepared and used as directed. Unnecessary or improper use, such as the use of unboiled water, unboiled bottles or incorrect dilution may present a health hazard. Social and financial implications, such as the preparation requirements and the cost of providing formula until 12 months of age, should be considered when choosing how to feed infants.

Our Baby Website mentions food, toddler milks and sometimes infant formula.

By clicking on the "I understand" link below, you confirm your understanding that Nestlé is supplying this information about formulas for informational or educational purposes.

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Baby Health Concerns

There will no doubt be times when you think your precious one is not well.  Trust your gut instincts (otherwise known as the second brain) when deciding whether or not to take your baby to the doctor. There is no harm in being cautious, finding that right balance between being under-cautious and over-cautious can be tricky though.  The human body is an amazing set of systems that when given the optimum opportunity can heal itself of many things. Often giving your baby love with cuddles, rest and extra breast feeds and water may be all that is required for a quick recovery. Your health care professional will be the best person to guide you in this area.

Baby with stethoscopeCall the doctor immediately when your baby:

  • Refuses regular feeds and has less wet nappies than normal;
  • Becomes lethargic, listless, or unusually difficult to rouse;
  • Is crying or screaming inconsolably for hours and gaining no comfort from usual settling measures;
  • Changes in skin colour such as a yellowish or bluish tinge, or reddish rash;
  • Has a temperature above 39°C and rising or associated with fitting or there is a family history of febrile convulsions;
  • Has a fever that has not gone down below 38°C for a couple of days;
  • Has liquid and frequent bowel motion that is causing nappy rash and abdominal pains;
  • Has projectile vomiting after consecutive feeds with no bowel movements;
  • Is crying after pebble-like bowel actions. If the bowel action contains blood or stringy white mucous, is frothy, frequent and more offensive in smell than normal;
  • Has a cold that interferes with breathing or feeding;
  • Has an unexplainable raised rash on parts or all of the body;
  • Has a red discolouration of either eye with a creamy discharge;
  • Has a fall and is now crying in certain feeding or holding positions;
  • Sustains a burn or a wound that you are unsure how to care for;
  • You just have a gut feeling.

Even if there is nothing serious found, peace of mind and knowledge can be enough to make a visit worthwhile. Parenting is a lot about gaining confidence and knowledge for the next time something happens.

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Crying Baby

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Immune System

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Baby Fever

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Virus or Bacterial Infection?

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Colic in babies

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Reflux in babies

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Lactose Intolerance in babies

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Ear Infection

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Fungal Infection (Thrush) Thrush, or Candida albicans, is a fungal infection and can be found in your baby’s mouth, nappy area or under the chin. Thrush can also be found on breastfeeding nipples and in the vaginal area. The fungus …

Cradle Cap

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