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Infant Formula: Gerber Good Start 27 Calories (442)

Infant Formula: Gerber Good Start 27 Calories (442) - Clinical Hub, Patient Education, Health and Nutrition Facts For You, Nutrition


Gerber® Good Start® Gentle, Good Start® Gentle for Supplementing,
Good Start® Soy, & Good Start® Soothe
Mixing Instructions for 27 Calories per Ounce

Gerber® Good Start® Gentle, Good Start® Protect, Good Start® Soy, and Good Start® Soothe
infant formulas are normally mixed to 20 calories per ounce. Your infant needs higher calorie
formula. Follow these instructions closely when mixing formula. It is important to measure the
infant formula powder and the water correctly. Please measure the water and powder separately.

Formula mixed to 27 calories/ounce or greater may not supply enough water for some infants.
Fluid status should be watched closely and contact your doctor or nurse if you are concerned.

Measure Water
Fluid Ounces
Formula Powder
unpacked, level scoops added

Approximate Final
8 ½ ounces* + 6 scoops = 10 ounces
13 ounces + 9 scoops = 15 ounces
* 1/2 ounce = 1 tablespoon

Mixing Gerber® Good Start® infant formula using measuring cups:
Measure Water
Fluid Ounces
Formula Powder
Approximate Final
17 ounces + 1 cup = 19 ½ ounces
28 ounces + 1 2/3 cups = 32 ½ ounces

Refrigerate formula for 24 hours then discard.
Do not heat formula in a microwave oven.

If you are a UW Health patient and have more questions please contact UW Health at one of the
phone numbers listed below. You can also visit our website at www.uwhealth.org/nutrition.
ξ Nutrition clinics for UW Hospital and Clinics (UWHC) and American Family Children’s
Hospital (AFCH) can be reached at: (608) 890-5500.
ξ Nutrition clinics for UW Medical Foundation (UWMF) can be reached at:
(608) 287-2770.

Your health care team may have given you this information as part of your care. If so, please use it and call if you
have any questions. If this information was not given to you as part of your care, please check with your doctor. This
is not medical advice. This is not to be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. Because each
person’s health needs are different, you should talk with your doctor or others on your health care team when using
this information. If you have an emergency, please call 911. Copyright 9/2017. University of Wisconsin Hospitals
and Clinics Authority. All rights reserved. Produced by the Clinical Nutrition Services Department and the
Department of Nursing HF#442