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Similac First Infant Milk 850g

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Similac First Infant Milk is a breast milk substitute specially designed to support your baby from birth. Developed by dedicated scientists, this palm oil free formula is nutritionally complete and provides all the key ingredients to support your baby’s nutritional needs.

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Similac First Infant Milk is a breast milk substitute that can support your baby’s nutritional needs from birth to 6 months by providing Complete nutrition:

  • Long Chain Fatty Acids (LCPs) – including Omega 3 & 6 (DHA & AA*)
  • Galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS)
  • Nucleotides


* Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) & arachidonic acid (AA)

Similac First Infant Milk is:

  • Palm oil free
  • Suitable for vegetarians
  • Suitable for Halal and Kosher diets


Essential Ingredients for Your Baby

We know how important nutrition is to a baby’s development. The Similac range is specially formulated to provide your baby with key ingredients to support their nutritional needs at every stage.

Supporting your baby in their first 6 months

Although breast milk is best for babies and is recommended for as long as possible, we are here to support you if you do choose to bottle-feed.

Similac First Infant Milk is a breast milk substitute that can support your baby’s nutritional needs from birth to 6 months by providing:

  •  Long Chain Fatty Acids (LCPs) including DHA & AA*, more commonly known as omega 3 & 6 fatty acids
  • Galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS)
  •  Nucleotides


* Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) & arachidonic acid (AA)

Helping your toddler grow and develop

As your baby grows, Similac's Follow On and Growing Up milks are here to support all aspects of their development.

Similac's Follow On and Growing Up milks

Whether you want to supplement breast milk or move on from breastfeeding, Similac Follow On Milk provides the key nutrients to support your baby’s development from 6 months old.

From 1 year of age, with weaning established, Similac Growing Up Milk provides the key nutrients to supplement your toddler’s healthy, balanced diet to support every stage of their development up to 3 years old.

Similac’s Follow On and Growing Up Milks provide your baby with key nutrients they need at each life stage to support their immune system*, growth and development.

*Vitamins A and C support normal immune system function

From Field to Formula

Ireland is one of the world’s leading producers of infant nutrition products. This is why we choose to produce Similac exclusively in Ireland. Here is how Ireland’s fresh milk becomes Similac.

STAGE 1 Sourcing the Milk

Quality cow’s milk from dairy farms across Ireland is delivered to our Cootehill factory every day

STAGE 2 From field to Cootehill factory

The milk is processed quickly so the milk is used fresh

Preparation rooms are highly protected to ensure the formula is produced in a hygienic environment

STAGE 3 Similac nutrients

The nutrients are carefully weighed before being added to each stage of Similac

STAGE 4 Similac's 'one time processing'

The milk is processed using ‘one-time processing’* to maximise nutrient retention and heat treated to protect the formula

STAGE 5 Quality assurance

Once the formula is tested under our strict quality testing regimes, it is packaged into the Similac tins

STAGE 6 Distribution across the UK

Thousands of tins are delivered to stores across the UK

This means that when you buy our Similac products, you can be sure your child is getting the essential ingredients to support their nutritional needs

Similac First Infant Milk Contains:

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.

STEP 1 – Before you start, wash your hands and sterilise all utensils according to manufacturers’ instructions, alternatively you can boil them for 10 minutes

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

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

STEP 4 – Fill the enclosed scoop with powder, levelling with the back of a clean, dry, knife. Do not pack down in the scoop

STEP 5 – Add 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

STEP 6 – Place the cap on the bottle and shake until completely dissolved

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.


Approximate age of baby

Approximate weight of baby(kg)

To prepare one feed

Approximate number of feeds per 24 hours

Warm, previously boiled water (ml)

Number of level scoops

Birth - 2 weeks





2 weeks - 2 months





2 months - 6 months





6 months and above*

7.5 and above




*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.



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Delivery Information

We know what a difference a speedy delivery makes and have a range of delivery options for you when you place your order.

Free Delivery When You Spend Over £50

We offer free standard delivery on orders over £50 in value to UK Mainland destinations.

Standard UK Delivery

Our Standard Delivery cost is £3.49.

Standard Delivery is available on orders on all mainland UK orders below 15kg. Deliveries will be made within 2-3 working days after you place your order [excluding Weekends] via Royal Mail. Please allow 7 full working days for your products to arrive.

If you are not around to accept your parcel, the carrier may leave it with a neighbour, or in a safe place (if they think it is safe to do so). A calling card will be left to let you know this has been done.

If the parcel can't be left in a safe place or with a neighbour, the carrier will take it back to the local depot, and leave you a card telling you how you can arrange redelivery.

Next Day Delivery (Mon - Fri)

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International Orders

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Product Review(s) - 3 Reviews

A friend referred me to this brand as i had never heard of it before, and other formulas i had tried just didnt sit well with my baby. Glad i tried this, it suited my baby and ive had no problems since.

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Ideal first infant milk for any bottle-fed baby. Contains all essential nutrients baby needs to grow & develop.

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As i follow a vegetarian lifestyle, its good to know this milk fits into that lifestyle too.

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