Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Infant formulas are food products designed to provide for nutritional needs of infants less than 12 months of age, being almost a complete or partial substitute for human milk. Characterized as a suitable complement to the breast milk diet, infant formulas are frequently suggested to be used when mother’s breast milk is insufficient to satisfy the nutritional requirements of the infant. Recently, many of consumer and health organizations asked nearly 2,600 US hospitals to stop distributing the free infant formulas, arguing that giving formula to new parents discourages some new mothers from breastfeeding. To find out more about baby formula, its history, potential health risks and benefits – read this book.