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SMA® Wysoy® Soya Infant Formula
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The only soya-protein based infant formula in the UK and Ireland.

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A nutritionally complete formula, free from cows' milk, lactose and sucrose.

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Suitable for vegetarians.

 

 

 

New SMA® Wysoy® Soya Infant Formula will start replacing the current formula from February 2019.1

The first 1,000 days of a baby’s life have a life-long impact on many aspects of future health.

 

Protein is vitally important for a baby’s growth. Therefore, if a baby is intolerant to cows’ milk, an alternative must be found.

We offer the only soya-protein based infant formula in the UK & Ireland. Please note: SMA® Wysoy® is now available in an updated formula. The changes are slight differences in the nutritional values and not clinically significant. The changes are in line with the European Food Safety Authority's opinion on the essential composition of infant formula.

Halal Certified. Suitable for vegetarians (current and new formula).

Available to purchase in supermarkets and pharmacies, or on prescription
PIP codes (UK only): 408-6567 (800 g can)
Supplier code (Ireland only): 12383343
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The only soya-protein based infant formula in the UK and Ireland
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The only soya-protein based infant formula in the UK and Ireland

The BDA and FSAI state that soya infant milk may be used for babies from 6 months with cows’ milk protein allergy/lactose intolerance when soya is being used /considered for the weaning diet. They also acknowledge it may be used in babies younger than 6 months who refuse extensively hydrolysed milk, vegan mothers, and infants with galactosaemia.2,3

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Lactose-free and sucrose-free
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Lactose-free and sucrose-free

As SMA® Wysoy® Soya Infant Formula is both lactose- and sucrose-free, it is an alternative formula to SMA LF for babies who are lactose-intolerant.

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Omega 3 and 6 LCPs
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Omega 3 and 6 LCPs

Although LCPs can be made in the body, infants have a high demand for these nutrients. SMA® Wysoy® Soya Infant Formula contains omega 3 and 6 LCPs.

BDA, British Dietetic Association

FSAI, Food Safety Authority of Ireland

LCPs, long chain polyunsaturates

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  1. SMA® Wysoy® Soya Infant Formula datacard. Available at https://www.smahcp.co.uk/sites/site.prod1.smahcp.co.uk/files/2018-12/FINAL%20ZTC3058%20Wysoy%20datacard.PDF(accessed March 2019).

  2. Paediatric Specialist Group Position Statement: Use of Infant Formulas based on Soy Protein. The British Dietetic Association, Update April 2019.

  3. Best Practice for Infant Feeding in Ireland. Food Safety Authority of Ireland, 2012.

 

WYSOY
800 g powder

Available to purchase in supermarkets and pharmacies, or on prescription (UK only)
 

PIP codes (UK only): 408-6567 (800 g can)

Supplier code (Ireland only): 12383343

 

Information for you to give to parents

How to open and prepare your baby’s feed
 

Whilst this product is made under strict hygienic conditions, it is not sterile. Failure to follow instructions on preparation and storage may make your baby ill.

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1. Pull the safety seal and open the lid. Lift the tab, pull on the foil seal, carefully and safely remove the seal and dispose of it. The scoop is provided under the foil seal.

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2. Wash hands well. Wash and sterilise all utensils according to manufacturers’ instructions.

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3. Boil 1 litre of fresh tap water. Allow boiled water to cool for no more than 30 minutes. Measure the required amount of water (see feeding guide) into a sterilised bottle, carefully – the water is hot. Do not use artificially softened or repeatedly boiled water.

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4. Using only the scoop provided, add the correct number of scoops of powder (see feeding guide), levelling off each scoop with the back of a clean dry knife. Replace plastic lid on can.

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5. Place the sterilised teat and cap on the bottle and shake well until powder is fully dissolved. Cool bottle under cold running water or in a bowl or jug of cold water until lukewarm, do not immerse the teat. Test temperature by shaking a few drops onto the inside of your wrist.

 

Information for you to give to parents

 

Feeding guide birth – 12 months

Approx. age of baby

Approx. weight of baby

Preparation for single feeds

Feeds in 24 hours

 

Cooled, freshly boiled water

kg

lb

Level scoops

ml

fl. oz. approx.

Birth – 2 weeks

3.4

3

90

3

6

2 – 4 weeks

3.7

8

4

120

4

6

4 – 8 weeks

4.2

4

120

4

6

2 months

5.3

11¾

5

150

5

5

3 months

6.1

13½

6

180

6

5

4 months

6.7

14¾

6

180

6

5

6 months

7.6

16¾

8

240

8

4

7 – 12 months

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-

7

210

7

3

This table is a guide only; a baby may need more or less than the volumes stated. Caregivers should consult their healthcare professional if more advice is needed. Remember, a baby should be fed on demand.

Mix 1 scoop of powders to 30 ml (approx 1 fl. oz.) of water. Approx. 186 scoops per can. 1 scoop = 4.3 g.

 

Information for you to give to parents

 

SMA® Wysoy® Soya Infant Formula powder – 800 g can

 

Do not add extra powder or water to make feeds stronger or weaker and do not press powder into scoop. Using too much or too little powder can make your baby ill.

 

We recommend preparing each feed in individual bottles when required.

 

For hygienic reasons, discard unfinished feed in the bottle as soon as possible.

 

For older babies, made-up formulae can be added to food and used in cooking.

 

Suitable for babies, children and adults.

 

Cows’ milk protein free, lactose free and sucrose free.

 

For enteral use only.

 

Do not alter or add to formulae unless medically directed.

 

Do not warm feeds in microwave, hot spots may occur and cause scalding.

Find all relevant information on this product in our new healthcare professional leaflet:

Important Notice:

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommended that pregnant women and new mothers be informed on the benefits and superiority of breastfeeding – in particular the fact that it provides the best nutrition and protection from illness for babies. Mothers should be given guidance on the preparation for, and maintenance of, lactation, with special emphasis on the importance of a well-balanced diet both during pregnancy and after delivery. Unnecessary introduction of partial bottle-feeding or other foods and drinks should be discouraged since it will have a negative effect on breastfeeding. Similarly, mothers should be warned of the difficulty of reversing a decision not to breastfeed. Before advising a mother to use an infant formula, she should be advised of the social and financial implications of her decision: for example, if a baby is exclusively bottle-fed, more than one can (400 g) per week will be needed, so the family circumstances and costs should be kept in mind. Mothers should be reminded that breast milk is not only the best, but also the most economical food for babies. If a decision to use an infant formula is taken, it is important to give instructions on correct preparation methods, emphasising that unboiled water, unsterilised bottles or incorrect dilution can all lead to illness. SMA® Wysoy® milk‑free formula is intended to meet the nutritional needs of babies and children who are intolerant to cows’ milk protein, lactose or sucrose. Soya infant formulae are not recommended for preterm babies or those with kidney problems, where medical guidance should always be sought.