Danone Specialized Nutrition (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd supports exclusive breastfeeding for your infant’s first six months of life. After six months of age, infants should receive age-appropriate complementary foods while breastfeeding continues for up to two years of age or beyond. Consult your doctor before deciding to use infant formula or if you have difficulty breastfeeding.

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Fact: Dirt & Immunity


Playing outside is healthy

Whether it’s playing in the field, in the mud or at the beach, your child will be exposed to germs. Your first instinct may tell you that all germs are generally bad, however do you know that most germs actually help stimulate your child’s immune system without being harmful? Exposing your little one to microbes in the environment will give him a stronger a more robust immune system. 

Let them play with dirt! 

Letting your child play in the mud may sound like something you would want to avoid, but scientists believe that without exposure to dirt and germs early in life, the immune system will not learn how to control its reaction to everyday invaders such as dust and pollen. So do not be afraid to let them play with dirt to build up the immunity.


Vitamin D supports the immune system

While playing outside, your child will be exposed to sunlight, which helps their body generate Vitamin D. Vitamin D plays an important role in the development of strong bones and teeth, in addition to supporting the immune system and normal muscle function.

Outdoor activities to help support the immune system

  •  Playing with sand and water
  •  Collecting nature items, such as branches, flowers and pine cones
  •   Visiting the petting zoo
  • Try throwing leaves in the air catching them! 
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