If you are looking for the best 10 formula milk for your baby, you've come to the right place. Breastmilk is nature's perfect baby food. But if you can’t breastfeed, or if you’ve chosen not to, formula milk is the next best thing. Scientists and medical experts have spent years developing high-quality formula milks that will provide your baby with the nutrition he/she needs.
Types of Baby Formula Milk Powder
That said, it's also important to educate yourself in order to have a better discussion with your doctor. Our guide to formula milks will help you to choose the right type for your baby. Check out this comprehensive guide on baby milk powders, before you decide on which formula is right for your baby and to help you make sense of the many options out there in Malaysia.
As a summary, there are three different types of formula:
- cow’s milk-based formula
- hydrolysed protein formula
- soya-based formula
Best Formula Milk for Babies 0-6 months in Malaysia 2023
There are just too many different brands for baby or infant milk formulas in Malaysia. We have trawled through the reviews, Google search results and milk powder comparison information available on blogs and forums, and shortlisted the best for you.
1. Enfalac Baby Malaysia
Aside from DHA and ARA, the Enfamil range also includes Vitamins C and E, choline, which promotes mental function and prebiotics to help good Bifidus bacteria grow.
This milk powder is sold by Enfagrow which is the official distributor of Enfalac in Malaysia. As such, this milk powder is protected under Lazada’s guarantee of 100% authenticity.
1.1. Enfalac Baby Step 1 Formula Milk Powder (500g) > Check Price on Lazada / Shopee Malaysia
1.3. Enfalac Baby Gentlease S1 > Check Price on Lazada / Shopee Malaysia
1.4 Enfalac A+ AR > Check Price on Lazada / Shopee Malaysia
2. Abbott Similac
2.1. Similac Step 1 (600g): Check Price on Lazada / Shopee Malaysia
2.2. Similac Step 1 (1.2 kg): RM 11.25 per 100 g > Check Price on Lazada / Shopee Malaysia
2.3 Similac Lactose Free (850g) > Check Price on Lazada / Shopee Malaysia
Bellamy’s Organic Infant formula is a Stage 1 to 2 milk formula which is suitable for newborn babies and up to 1-year-olds. As this formulation is specially developed for baby’s delicate tummy, it is easily digested and absorbed thereby reducing the occurrences of acid reflux. Made from NASAA certified organic cow’s milk and produce in accordance with stringent Australian Food guidelines and standards, you can be assured of its quality and nutritional value.
Bellamy's Organic: Step 1 Infant Formula (Non-GMO) > Check Price on Lazada / Shopee Malaysia
Nestle's NAN HA is a premium Swiss-made cow's milk formula that's designed to be nutritious for your baby. Suitable for little ones aged 0-12 months, this formula should provide them with nutrients vital for their growth and development. This formula is also a good choice for babies who are particularly sensitive or prone to allergies, as it is hypoallergenic and easy for babies to digest.
4.2. Nestle NAN Pro Step 1 Infant Formula Milk Powder > Check Price on Lazada
5. Wyeth S-26 SMA Infant Formula Step 1 Milk Powder
S-26 SMA 600g (Step 1) > Check Price on Lazada / Shopee Malaysia
S-26 SMA 1.2kg (Step 1) > Check Price on Lazada / Shopee Malaysia
6. Anmum Infacare Step 1 Infant Formula Milk Powder
Anmum Infacare Step 1 650g > Check Price on Lazada / Shopee Malaysia
7. Isomil - Best Lactose-free Baby Formula
Has OptiGRO™ to support brain and eye development.
Isomil 850g (0 to 12 Months) > Check Price on Lazada
8. Dumex Mamex Cherish Step 1
Formulated with Mamil's own Prebiotics Oligosaccharide Mixture, the milk helps prevent harmful bacteria from attacking your baby's digestive system and support the thriving of good bacteria instead. This contributes to the development of a strong immune system for the baby.
- For 0-6 months
- Fortified with nutrients to suit breastfed babies
- Support thriving of good bacteria for healthy digestive and immune system
- Formula contains DHA, AA, Calcium, Zinc, Iron and Vitamins A, C, D and E, DHA, AA, Protein and Iodine
- Includes GOS and IcFOS probiotics for good intestinal health
- Special mixture to help babies pass motion easily, but may cause diarrhoea
- Cheap compared to many other brands
Best Formula Milk for Babies 6-12 Months in Malaysia
Babies between 6-12 months can continue with the regular infant formula. However, some formula companies do offer “follow-on” formula to be offered to infants after 6 months.
Here are some examples of baby formula milk powder for babies between 6-12 months old (or above).
9. Dumex Dupro 2
- For babies between 6 to 36 months old
- One of the most affordable milk powders in Malaysia
- DHA, Vitamin A, Calcium, IcFOS, Protein
Dumex Dupro 2, 850g - Buy On Lazada
10. Dutch Baby Milk Formula
- For babies between 6 to 18 months
- Contains DHA, AA, Protein, Calcium, Magnesium, Iron, FOS, Vitamin D
- For the development of brain and motor skills
Dutch Baby Milk Formula, 900g - Buy on Lazada
Step 1 vs Step 2 vs Step 3 Formula Milk in Malaysia
Baby Nutrition Guide
Newborns should either breast milk or infant formula on demand.
At 6 months, parents will usually introduce more foods into their baby’s diet, so the amount of milk they will need will gradually decrease. For both formula-fed and breastfed babies, the amount of milk they drink should naturally adjust according to how much food they have eaten.