Lactogen 1 is a popular infant milk formula in Pakistan that is best for babies from day 1 to 6 month of age. Nestle Lactogen 1 contains 100% lactose which is the natural sugar found in a mother’s breast milk. It also contains DHA and ARA, which are essential fatty acids that support brain and eye development in infants. Lactogen 1 (لیکٹوجن ون) also has L Comfortis Plus which is a probiotic that helps maintain a healthy digestive system and prevent constipation in newborn babies. There is many other formula milk available in Pakistan like Meiji Lactoless, Enfa Enfamil A+ Stage 1 and Nestle Nangrow Optipro 1 but Lactogen One is considered the best for newborns.
LACTOGEN 1 uses and benefits for newborn babies:
✓ Lactogen 1 is formula milk designed specifically for newborns and young infants up to six months old. It is a trusted product that provides essential nutrients for your baby’s growth and development.
✓ One of the best benefits of Lactogen 1 is that it contains both DHA and ARA because these are the essential fatty acids for the development of your baby’s brain, eyes and nervous system. These fatty acids are found naturally in the mother’s breast milk and are crucial for the cognitive development of infants.
✓ It (لیکٹوجن ون) also provides a balanced blend of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that your baby needs for optimal health. This formula contains a lower amount of protein than Lactogen 2 because Lactogen 2 is designed for older babies who have higher protein requirements.
Lactogen 1 Benefits and Side Effect Review in Urdu
Watch the video of Mohsin Bhatti about the Lactogen 1 Benefits and Side Effects in Urdu for newborn babies. (Mohsin Bhatti is the top nutritionist in Pakistan. He is a former member of the Punjab Food Authority (PFA) Pakistan.)
Lactogen 1 Benefits:
Lactogen 1 benefits for newborn babies are given below
✅ Nestle Lactogen 1 is the primary source of vitamins, proteins, minerals and carbohydrates for newborns.
✅ This formula milk contains Comfortis Plus, which reduces stomach gas that causes babies to cry.
✅ It contains Whey protein that is easy to digest for newborns.
✅ This formula is also helpful in relieving babies constipation.
✅ Lactogen 1 contains DHA and ARA which are good for baby’s brain, nerves and eyes development. DHA is an omega-3 fatty acid found in the brain and eyes while ARA omega-6 fatty acid is located in the brain.
✅ Taurine in Lactogen 1 helps to hydrate the infant’s body, enhance digestion (bachon ko bhook lagne ka syrup) and strengthen the immune system.
✅ This formula milk is gentle on the baby’s stomach and does not cause any change in the baby’s poop color or odor.
Lactogen 1 Side Effects
We have discussed the benefits of Lactogen 1 for newborns now it’s time to point out some side effects of this formula milk for babies. Normally Nestle Lactogen 1 does not cause any major side effects but sometimes it may have the following health problems for some babies.
❎ It can cause gas, bloating and diarrhea
❎ This formula milk can also cause colic in some babies
❎ Constipation (in some babies)
❎ Nestle Lactogen 1 does not contain probiotics. Probiotics are beneficial bacteria and yeast for the baby’s health.
Here is also a video about Nestle Lactogen 1 Scandal in Lahore Pakistan
Consumer Reviews of Lectogen 1 in Pakistan
Consumer reviews of Lectogen 1 in Pakistan are generally positive. Many parents have reported that their babies have had no issues with digesting the formula and have shown healthy growth and development.
Lactogen 1 Ingredients
- Vegetable oils
- Whey powder
- Skimmed milk
- Vitamin A, B, C, D, E, & K
- Soya lecithin
- Fish oil
- L Carnitine
Nestle Lactogen 1 provides essential nutrients that are required for a baby’s health, brain and eye development. It contains saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids, cholesterol, calcium, phosphorus, chloride, magnesium, copper, zinc, selenium, sodium, potassium, manganese, iron, iodine, vitamins A, B, C, D, E, and K, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, folic acid, vitamin B6, biotin, choline, taurine, and L-Carnitine. If your baby is deficient in vitamin B complex and vitamin C along with lysine then Lysovit Syrup is considered the best choice by doctors in Pakistan. You can also use this syrup after consulting with your healthcare provider.
Lactogen 1 Feeding Table/Chart by Weight & Age
In the following feeding chart, you can see the age of your newborn baby, their weight in kgs, the quantity of boiled water in ml (milliliter) and Lactogen 1 power (scoops).
|Baby Age||Baby Weight||Cooled Boil Water (ml)||Powder (scoops)|
|1st & 2nd week||3.2 – 4.5 kg||90||3|
|3rd & 4th week||4.6 – 5.6 kg||120||4|
|2nd month||5.1 – 5.6 kg||150||5|
|3rd & 4th month||5.7 – 7.0 kg||180||6|
|5th & 6th month||7.1 – 7.9 kg||210||7|
|7th – 9th month||8.0 – 8.3 kg||210||7|
|10th month+||8.5 – 9.2 kg||210||7|
Lactogen 1 How To Use in Urdu
Lactogen 1 Feed Dose by Age
Here you can see how many feeds of Nestle Lactogen 1 can be given in one day. From day 1 to 6 months of age.
|Age Range||Number of Feedings per Day|
|1-2 weeks Age||6 Feeds Per Day|
|3-4 weeks Age||5 Feeds Per Day|
|2-6 months Age||5 Feeds Per Day|
Lactogen 1 Price in Pakistan
Lactogen 1 is available in different sizes in Pakistan like 200g, 400g, and 800g. You can buy Lactogen 1 online from various websites such as Daraz.pk. (Prices last updated on 16 April 2023)
Lactogen 1 200g price is 500 rupees.
Lactogen 1 400g price is 990 rupees.
Lactogen 1 800g price in Pakistan is 1970 rupees.
Lactogen 1 price 1kg is 2700 rupees in Pakistan
Lactogen 1 Age Limit:
You can give Lactogen 1 to your baby from day one to 6 months of age. Then from 6 months to 12 months use Lactogen 2 for your baby.
Difference Between Lactogen 1 and Lactogen 2:
Lactogen 1 and Lactogen 2 are both brands of infant formula Milk manufactured by Nestle. Here are the main differences between Lactogen 1 and Lactogen 2 :
- For infants from birth up to 6 months old.
- Formulated to provide the necessary nutrients for newborns and young infants.
- Has a lower protein content than Lactogen 2.
- Designed for infants who have lower protein requirements compared to older infants who are growing and developing rapidly.
- Does not typically contain additional ingredients like iron and calcium.
- For infants from 6 months and above.
- Designed to support the nutritional needs of older infants who are transitioning to solid foods.
Has a higher protein content than Lactogen 1.
- May contain additional ingredients such as iron, calcium, and other vitamins and minerals that are important for the growth and development of older infants.
Is Lactogen 1 good for newborns?
Yes, Lactogen 1 is specially formulated to meet the nutritional requirements of newborns up to six months old.
Does Lactogen 1 increase baby weight?
Yes, Lactogen 1 is a milk-based infant formula that can help support healthy weight gain in newborns and young infants.
Which Lactogen is best for a newborn baby?
Lactogen 1 is the best option for newborns as it is formulated to meet their specific nutritional needs. It is designed to be gentle on their digestive systems and easy to digest.
Does Lactogen make babies fat?
According to Dr Rasika Thosar, Overfeeding during bottle feeding can result in weight gain in babies.
Can I mix Lectogen 1 with breast milk?
Yes, Lectogen 1 can be mixed with breast milk to supplement breastfeeding.
Can I reuse the mixed preparation?
No, you cannot use mixed preparation after one hour. Kindly discard the unused preparation as it is safe for your baby.
Can I use hot water to mix the powder?
No, because there is a risk of losing some nutrients and live cultures in the powder.
How many scoops should I add in 90ml of water?
You can use the 3 scoops of powder for 90 ml of cooled boiled water.
What is the side effect of formula milk?
Formula milk can cause colic and constipation problems in babies.