Breastfeeding is the best for babies and a healthy diet / maternal nutrition is important when breastfeeding. A decision not to breastfeed can be difficult to reverse. Infant formula is suitable from birth when babies are not breastfed. It is recommended that all formula milks be used on the advice of a doctor, midwife, health visitor, public health nurse, dietitian, pharmacist, or other professional responsible for maternal and child care and the financial implications should be considered. All preparation and feeding instructions should be followed carefully as inappropriate preparation could lead to health hazards.


The Importance of Growing Up Milk


What is the best nutritional option for my child?

Calling all mummies and daddies — do you know if your children are getting the vitamins and minerals they require from solid food? How much can fresh milk help to supplement your children's diets? they are groeing up at a fast rate and you need to pay full attention to their diet as missing key nutrients during these critical periods may lead to both physical and cognitive delays!1 So make sure that you provide them with a full spectrum of nutrients needed to cope with the high demands of their school and play time.

Dugro Nutritious Milk

Quick Facts

Take a quick peep at the following table comprising of the key nutrients that your child will need in their formative years and understand the differences between fresh milk and growing up milk formulas.

Table 1: Comparing Fresh milk withDugro stage 3-4 milk formulas(per serving)

 Brand M Fresh MilkDUGRO Stage 3
(1 - 3 years old)
DUGRO Stage 4
(3 - 6 years old)
Amount per serving (mg)244220245
Price per serving$0.64$1.05$1.22
DHA (mg)016.216.2
Vitamin A (mcg RE)068112
Vitamin D3 (mcg)0.71.1
Calcium (mg)218251359
Iron (mg)01.93.1
Iodine (mcg)02838
Zinc (mg)01.01.4

Table 2: Functions of nutrients

Be Milk Savvy – Why formula milk?

DUGRO Stage 3 and 4 are higher in calcium than fresh milk based on each serving.

Achieve MORE with DUGRO

Get so much more iron in just 1 glass of Dugro!

Dugro formua milk vs fresh milk iron content

It is this simple - Your child ONLY needs to drink 1 glass of Dugro instead of 31

glasses of fresh milk to get the same iron levels!4

Good news for parents

As shown in Table 1, all specially formulated Dugro stage 3 - 4 milk formula contain key nutrients needed for brain development, physical growth and digestive health.

Nutrients of the Century

Experts have warned parents to look out for the most important nutrients for their children which fresh milk is unable to provide.5 Your child may be low on the “sunshine vitamin”, Vitamin D if they seldom play outdoors or go under the sun. If they complain of tiredness and are not eating well, they may be suffering from iron deficiency as they are at their period of most rapid growth.6 If this was to persist over a long period of time, your child could develop iron-deficiency anaemia that may result in learning and behavioural problems.7

But do not worry as a recent study has found that fortified milk formulas can help improve iron and vitamin D status of healthy young children.8 Let Dugro milk formula be your choice for so much more goodness now!

Dugro Nutrition: Sunlight Vitamin D
1 Karratti, D. How poor Nutrition Affects Child development. LiveStrong Website;

2 Sood, P. Should you boil pasteurized milk? Times of India Website;

3Peter, M. Does baby formula need to be warmed up? LIVESTRONG website;

Accessed June 5, 2018

4 Nutrient content of milk varieties. Milk Facts Website;

Accessed May 6, 2018

5 Berntzen, J.P. Is your kid short of vitamin D? Smart Parents website;

Accessed May 6, 2018.

6 Identifying and Managing Iron Deficiency Anaemia. Singhealth Medical News 2013;

Accessed May 6, 2018.

7 Gupta, R.C. Iron Deficiency Anemia. KidsHealth;

Accessed May 23, 2018.

8 Akkermans, M.D, et al. A micronutrient-fortified young-child formula improves the iron and vitamin D status of healthy young European children: a randomized,
double-blind controlled trial, The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 105, Issue 2, 1 February 2017, Pages 391–399,

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