FAQ Category: Bottle feeding

How do I prepare Kabrita goat milk formula?

Prepare Kabrita goat milk formula according to the instructions below. Instructions for the preparation of the formula are always indicated on the tin and can slightly differ between products and/or countries. Your baby's health depends on carefully following the preparation and storage instructions.

  • Prepare the milk no more than one hour before feeding. Wash your hands thoroughly before preparing the milk.
  • Boil the bottle and teat for approx. 10 min to sterilise.
  • Fill the bottle with the correct amount of boiled water and allow to cool to approx. 40°C.
  • Add the indicated amount of Kabrita Gold to the corresponding amount of water.
  • Close the bottle and shake well until the powder has dissolved. Test the temperature against the inside of your wrist.

How long can I keep Kabrita goat milk formula once prepared?

Prepare the milk no more than one hour before feeding. Dispose of any unfinished formula left in the bottle after your baby’s feed.

What is the shelf life of Kabrita goat milk formula?

The shelf life of Kabrita goat milk formula varies between different countries, due to external factors such as the local temperature. The production date and Best Before date are printed on the base of the tin. If in doubt, please contact your local Kabrita distributor for more information.

Can I combine breast feeding and giving my baby formula?

Breastfeeding is the ideal food for your baby during the first six months of life. After this period, it is completely safe to combine breastfeeding with formula. It will probably take a little while for your baby to get used to drinking from a bottle. It is important to gradually reduce the amount of breast feeds per day. For example, replace one session of breastfeeding by feeding one bottle of formula every three to four days.

Why should I give my child Kabrita 3 toddler milk instead of ordinary goat milk?

Goat milk naturally contains many nutrients. Your toddler is currently in an important stage of his or her development. Every day he or she is learning new skills and becoming more active at the same time. This implies that your toddler's nutritional needs are changing too. That is not always an easy thing to deal with, as toddlers can be notoriously picky eaters. We developed Kabrita 3 toddler milk to ensure that your toddler receives the essential nutrients and energy he or she needs. Unlike ordinary goat milk, this formula contains extra nutrients so that your toddler's changing nutritional needs are satisfied optimally.

How many feeds can I prepare with one tin of Kabrita goat milk formula?

This depends on the amount and number of feeds your baby needs. One 800 g tin of Kabrita can be used to prepare around six litres of formula. An indication of the amount per feed is always stated on the tin. Your doctor can advise you on the precise amounts that your baby needs.

How long can I use the formula once the tin has been opened?

Once opened, the goat milk formula must be used within four weeks. Store the tin in a cool, dry and dark place (not in the refrigerator).

I cannot find the scoop in my tin, what should I do?

Occasionally the scoop will settle in the powder. Try tilting the tin and tapping gently against the side to displace the powder. This should help you locate the scoop.

What is the best way to store Kabrita goat milk formula after opening?

Store the opened tin in a cool, dry and dark place (not in the refrigerator). Once opened, the goat milk formula must be used within four weeks.

How long will one tin of Kabrita last?

This depends on:
- Age of the child (especially in stage 1 (0-6 months) an infant will drink different quantities of formula each day)
- The stage (stage 1/2/3 recommend different amounts of formula per day depending on the age of the infant)

You can prepare various quantities of formula per tin.
Kabrita 1: 13.5 g + 90 ml water makes 100 ml formula. 1 tin = 800 gram. So 800 g / 13.5 g = 59 portions of 100 ml = about 5900 ml formula. So: almost 6 litres from one tin of Kabrita 1.

Kabrita 2: 14 g + 90 ml water makes 100 ml formula. 1 tin = 800 gram. 800/14 = 57 portions of 100 ml > about 5700 ml formula from one tin of Kabrita 2.

Kabrita 3:
14.5 g + 90 ml water makes 100 ml formula. 1 tin = 800 gram. 800/14.5 = 55 portions of 100 ml > about 5500 ml formula from one tin of Kabrita 3.

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