The more they do, the more they need

From clapping to stacking!

Your busy little baby is developing at an incredible pace.

But did you know, the more they do, the more they need? From 6–12 months your baby will go through even more amazing changes: sitting, clapping, crawling, exploring, and perhaps even taking those precious first steps! They'll get even more sociable too, blurting out 'mama' and 'dada', waving and playing peekaboo.

As they do more, their nutritional needs change too, and they need:

nearly as much iron as their daddy!* They'll also need more calcium than you!**

*Based on Reference Nutrient Intakes for iron of 7.8µg/day for infants aged 7–9 months and 8.7µg/day for adult males (19–50 years).

**At 12 months a toddler's calcium needs are 53.7mg/kg body weight (based on average weight of a 12-month-old being 9.77kg, and RNI for calcium being 525mg). An adult's calcium needs are 10.4mg/kg body weight (based on average weight of adult being 67kg, and RNI for calcium being 700mg).

Keeping up with your baby’s growing needs

Cow & Gate Follow-On Milk is packed with key nutrients for babies from 6 to 12 months as part of a varied weaning diet.

As they do more, they need more
  • Iron to support normal cognitive development
  • Vitamin D for normal bone development
  • Nutritionally tailored for your baby up to 12 months

What's next?

Cow & Gate Growing Up Milk for get-up-and-go toddlers.

When they're
happy you know it

We believe that when babies are happy on the inside, they're happy on the outside too. Giving them what they need means loads of love, care and a balanced diet.

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