Faulding Gold Formula FAQ
Our FAQ section contains information about Faulding® Gold Formula as well as general information and useful links to help you when it comes to your child's nourishment in the early years.
Q: Where is Faulding® Gold Formula made and where does the milk come from?
A: All 3 products in the Faulding® Gold Formula range are made in Gippsland, Victoria with the milk base from grass-fed Australian dairy cows. Our Faulding® Gold Formula range is one of only a few premium standard formulas made in Australia from Australian milk and sold in Australian pharmacies.
Q: How does Faulding® Gold Formula nutritionally support my child’s growing needs?
A: When it comes to nourishment for babies, breast is best. Where breastfeeding is not possible infant formula is a suitable alternative. Our products contain milk derived whey and casein protein, along with essential vitamins and minerals to help provide your child with the nourishment they require for their growing bodies.
Faulding® Gold Infant Formula and Faulding® Gold Follow On Formula have been specifically formulated to nourish the growing needs of babies between 0-12 months. Between 12 months and 3 years your child can transition to Faulding® Gold Toddler Milk Drink – a formulation designed to meet the growing needs as your child transitions through the milestones of toddlerhood.
Q: What is included in the formulation of Faulding® Gold Formula?
A: The Faulding® Gold Formula range contains specific vitamins and minerals which are important for normal physical and cognitive development. Refer to product pages for Nutritional Information.
Q: What is the difference between Faulding® Gold Infant Formula Stage 1 and Follow On Formula Stage 2?
A: The main difference is that in Stage 2 the protein levels are increased and the fat levels are decreased. In addition, there is also more calcium in Stage 2 compared to Stage 1. These changes are to support the requirements of your growing baby.
Q: How do I transition from Stage 1 into Stage 2?
A: After six months, you can switch from Stage 1 to Stage 2. If your baby is fussy, has a sensitive tummy or has constipation please consult your healthcare professional for advice regarding transitioning between products.
Q: Can Faulding® Gold Formula be added to recipes and meals I make for my child such as pureed fruit and vegetables?
A: As your child is introduced to solid food from 6 months, Faulding® Gold Stages 2 and 3 can be mixed with solid foods, however this should be done in consultation with your healthcare professional.
Q: How long can I keep formula made up in the fridge? Can I pre-make and store?
A: You can pre-make and store formula in the refrigerator or refrigerated environment however pre-made formula must not be kept for more than 24 hours.
Q: Can I give my baby more or less formula than indicated on the tin?
A: The feeding guide is a guide only. Any changes should be made in consultation with your healthcare professional.
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Note: In any instance we recommend that you consult with your healthcare professional such as a general practitioner, pharmacist or midwife to ensure you are receiving personalised advice for you and your baby’s needs.