LITTLE STEPS® Product FAQ's

In March 2019, SMA® Nutrition launched LITTLE STEPS® First Infant Milk and LITTLE STEPS® Follow-on Milk. Every day your baby is growing, learning, doing something new and overcoming little challenges. Help set your baby on the right track towards a bright future with LITTLE STEPS®

We understand that you may have some questions about our new LITTLE STEPS® formulas. As a result, we have prepared an FAQ to let you know about the launch.

GENERAL LITTLE STEPS® QUESTIONS

LITTLE STEPS® FIRST INFANT MILK

LITTLE STEPS® FOLLOW-ON MILK

  • Why choose LITTLE STEPS® Follow-on Milk?

    LITTLE STEPS® Follow-on Milk is designed for babies from 6 months as part of a varied weaning diet. It is enriched with Iron to help support normal cognitive development. It also contains Calcium and Vitamin D for the normal growth and development of bones. Vitamin D also contributes to the normal function of the immune system in children. To see the full list of ingredients and nutrition information for this product please see the label or the information available on our product pages.

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  • Is LITTLE STEPS® Follow-on Milk vegetarian?

    LITTLE STEPS® Follow-on Milk is not suitable for vegetarians or vegans as the source of Omega 3 LCP is fish oils. Because it’s derived from fish oils, this does mean that it is not suitable for vegetarians but is suitable for pescatarian diets.

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  • Is LITTLE STEPS Follow-on Milk halal?

    Yes, LITTLE STEPS® Follow-on Milk is halal certified.

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  • Can I mix LITTLE STEPS® Follow-on Milk with weaning foods and use it in cooking?

    Yes, LITTLE STEPS® Follow-on Milk is suitable to use in your baby’s favourite milk-based recipes or on cereals. See our weaning guide for more information.

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  • Now my baby is eating solids, what is the role of LITTLE STEPS® Follow-on Milk?

    Milk will remain a big part of your baby’s daily diet all the way through childhood, providing important energy and nutrients. LITTLE STEPS® Follow-on Milk is designed for babies from 6 months onwards to complement the weaning diet and to help ensure they get a good nutritional foundation in life. It is enriched with Iron to help support normal cognitive development and contains Calcium and Vitamin D for the normal growth and development of bones. Vitamin D also contributes to the normal function of the immune system in children.

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Important notice

Breast milk is best for babies and breastfeeding should continue for as long as possible. Infant milks are suitable from birth when babies are not breastfed and should only be used on the advice of a doctor, midwife, health visitor, public health nurse, dietitian or pharmacist, or other professionals responsible for maternal and child care. LITTLE STEPS® Follow-on Milk is only suitable for babies over 6 months as part of a mixed diet. It should not be used as a substitute for breast milk during the first 6 months. The decision to start weaning or to use this product before 6 months, should be made only on the advice of a doctor, midwife, health visitor, public health nurse, dietitian or pharmacist, based on baby’s individual needs.

Important advice to mothers

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months of life. SMA® Nutrition fully supports this and continued breastfeeding, along with the introduction of complementary foods as advised by your healthcare professional.