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  • Holle Stage 1 (0-6 Months) Organic Infant Formula (400g)

    "We tried 2 formulas from another brand before finding this one. We've seen a clear improvement in our little one, and Holle is definitely the best!"

    Hanna L. - Holle Stage 1 customer

    One box of Holle Stage 1 makes approximately 100 fluid ounces of prepared formula, which would be equivalent to 20 bottles of 5 ounces.
    This amount takes into account your basket total + the value of this product.

    In stock (1196 units available)

    This item arrives on Delivery on Wednesday, Jul 17 - Monday, Jul 22.

    Express shipping to available.

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    We exclusively ship all orders with insured express delivery to ensure all orders arrive in only 2-5 business days.

    Authenticity

    Authentic Products

    We source our products directly from the manufacturers in Europe to ensure all our products are always authentic.

    Long Expiration Dates

    Long Expiration Dates

    Our direct supply chain guarantees an expiration date of 6 months into the future or more.

    Right Formula Guarantee

    Right Formula Guarantee

    If you experience an issue with this formula, we'll send you a gift card to try out another box of formula for free. 

    Disclaimer: Breastfeeding is the best nutrition for your baby, because breast milk provides your child with all the essential nutrients it needs for growth and development. Please consult your pediatrician if your child requires supplemental feeding.

    Discover the Holle Cow Difference

    With 90 years of excellence behind them, Holle sets the gold standard for clean infant nutrition. They surpass conventional European standards by crafting baby formula with the Demeter certification, the highest organic standard internationally.

    Holle formula Stage 1 features a short list of wholesome ingredients, like Demeter cow's milk, and a host of vitamins and minerals designed to support your baby’s development. This formula also boasts a simple lactose base to supply breast milk-like benefits. 

    Lactose is an important nutrient for infants, supplying 40% of their energy needs in human milk. Studies have also found that it enhances gut health and mineral absorption, offering optimal nourishment for sensitive newborn bellies. 

    Sip & Share: Feedback About Holle Bio Stage 1

    Our reviews consistently share that Holle Stage 1 helps ease babies’ tummy troubles, making formula feeding a stress-free experience.

    “Our son was extremely colicky and would push the bottle away. Then a friend told us about Holle, and everything changed. No more pain, and his stool appears much healthier. European formulas really are the best.”
    -
    Robert H. Holle Bio Stage 1 customer

    We often hear from parents that Holle has been great at minimizing bloating, gas, and spit-up, helping little ones feel more comfortable. Plus, they feel good knowing their babies are being fed a high-quality formula. Our customers have given this milk a perfect 5 stars!

    Unique Features of Holle Stage 1 Formula 

    1. Milk from Demeter farms 🐮 - Demeter-reared cows have continuous access to fresh air, are fed exclusively organic fodder, and are not dehorned. This humane treatment yields more omega fatty acids and vitamin E in the milk for enhanced nutrition.
    2. Only with lactose 🥛 - Holle Stage 1 has no starch or maltodextrin to closely mimic human milk. In breast milk, lactose represents the bulk of the carbs, which supply babies with energy to fuel growth and support brain tissue formation. Stage 1 also offers slightly more energy, fat, and protein than Stage PRE.
    3. Minimal ingredients📝 - Holle formula features a short list of organic ingredients that are strictly controlled for quality assurance. This minimalist approach is particularly suited to fussy babies and those with mild sensitivities to certain foods.  
    4. Without fish oil 🐟❌ - In lieu of fish oil, Holle Bio Stage 1 contains a balanced fatty acid profile featuring algae oil as a plant-based DHA source. Not only does this give the formula a milder taste, but it also upholds Holle's commitment to sustainability.

    Holle Stage 1 organic infant formula is suitable from birth until 6 months of age as a complete nutrition source. It may supplement breastfeeding or be used exclusively for formula feeding.

    Holle Stage PRE and Holle Stage 1 are specially crafted for early infancy. As your little one gets older, you can switch them to Holle Stage 2 at the 6-month mark and Holle Stage 3 at 10 months. Starting at one year, Holle Stage 4 offers nutrition tailored for toddlers.

    If you are considering other options, we have an extensive range of Holle formulas. We also offer a formula finder quiz that provides personalized product recommendations. Should you have any questions on your feeding journey, our customer care team is only a click away.

    Perfect for Your Baby If:

    • Your infant is 0-6 months
    • You are looking for a simple and clean formula
    • You prefer lactose as a carbohydrate source
    • Your baby is not sufficiently satiated on Holle PRE

    With Organic’s Best, you can count on authentic products sourced directly from Holle with a shelf life of at least 6 months, ensuring lasting freshness for your little one. When you purchase Holle Bio Stage 1, here’s what you can expect: 

    • Each box of Holle Bio Stage 1 contains 400g of formula powder.
    • One box of Holle Stage 1 makes approximately 100 fluid ounces of prepared formula, which would be equivalent to 20 bottles of 5 ounces.
    • Holle expiration dates follow the European format of DD/MM/YYYY

    Preparation

    1.

    Boil fresh drinking water and cool to approx. 40°-50° C / 104-122° F.

    2.

    Add half of the required water to the bottle.

    3.

    Fill the measuring spoon and level the formula powder on the spoon. Add the advised amount of formula to the bottle.

    4.

    Close the bottle and shake thoroughly.

    5.

    Add the remaining water, and shake thoroughly again.

    6.

    Cool to a drinking temperature of approx. 37° C / 98.6° F. Test the temperate before feeding your baby.

    Please follow the preparation instructions exactly. Incorrect preparation and storage could harm your baby.

    Only use the provided measuring spoon - 1 Flattened measuring spoon equals 4.5 g / 0.15 oz.

    Always prepare bottles fresh. Do not reuse leftovers. Do not heat up the formula in the microwave, as this poses the danger of overheating.

    The recommended drinking amount and number of bottles per day are general guidelines only. Your baby does not have to drink the bottle completely. Individual deviations are completely normal.

    Important Notes

    Breast milk is the most beneficial nourishment for your baby. Holle Stage 1 is suitable from birth to 6 months. Please consult your pediatrician before introducing this formula to your baby.

    Do not allow your baby to suck on the bottle continuously. Constant contact with liquids containing carbohydrates can lead to tooth decay. Remember to pay special attention to your baby’s dental hygiene once their first tooth has come through.

    If you would like to download the preparation instructions and feeding table, you can find them here📌.

    FEEDING CHART

    Age

    Amount of water

    (ml / fl oz)

    Number of measuring spoons*

    Prepared product

    (ml / fl oz)

    Bottles per day

    1st week

    according to doctor's instructions

    2nd - 4th week

    90 / 3.04

    3

    100 / 3.38

    5 - 7

    2nd month

    150 / 5.06

    5

    170 / 5.73

    4 - 5

    3rd - 4th month

    180 / 6.06

    6

    200 / 6.73

    4 - 5

    After the 4th month

    210 / 7.06

    7

    230 / 7.73

    3 - 4

    Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Skimmed milk **¹, whey product * (partially demineralized whey powder ), vegetable oils* (palm oil*³, sunflower oil*, rapeseed oil*), lactose*, calcium carbonate, potassium chloride, oil from the microalgae Schizochytrium sp.², oil from Mortierella Alpina, choline bitartrate, calcium salts of orthophosphoric acid, vitamin C, L-tyrosine, sodium chloride, L-tryptophan, iron sulfate, zinc sulfate, vitamin E, magnesium carbonate, niacin, copper sulfate, pantothenic acid, vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B6, manganese sulfate, potassium iodide, folic acid, sodium selenite, Vitamin K, vitamin D, biotin, vitamin B12

    *from organic farming *

    *Demeter (from biodynamic farming; Demeter total content 67%)

    *100 g of infant milk powder is made from 175 ml of skimmed milk

    *Contains DHA (Omega-3, legally required for infant formula) from sustainable cultivation. The DHA in this product is plant-based (sourced from algae instead of fish oil)

    Standard preparation: 13.5 g Holle organic starting milk 1 + 90 ml boiled = 100 ml ready-to-drink food. One pack = about 30 ml meals of 100 ml

    Nutrition facts

    Nutritional facts per 100 ml:
    Energy:284 kJ/ 68 kcal
    Fat of which::3.4 g
    Saturated fatty acid:1 g
    Monounsaturated fatty acids:1.8 g
    Polyunsaturated fatty acids:0.6 g
    Linoleic acid:546 mg
    α - Linoleic acid:54 mg
    DHA:15 mg
    ARA:15mg
    Carbohydrates of which::8 g
    Sugar:8 g
    Lactose:8 g
    Fiber:0.0 g / 0.0 g
    Protein:1.49 g
    Vitamin A:54.8 µg RE
    Vitamin D:1.5µg
    Vitamin E:1.1 mg
    Vitamin K:5.4 µg
    Vitamin C:6.1 mg
    Thiamine:0.035 mg
    Vitamin B2 - Riboflavine:0.18 mg
    Niacin:0.35 mg
    Vitamin B6:0.034 mg
    Folic Acid 10.1 µg:
    Folate:16.9 µg DFE
    Vitamin B12:0.14 µg
    Biotin:1.6 µg
    Pantothenic acid:0.35 mg
    Potassium:82.2 mg
    Chloride:50.9 mg
    Calcium:59.9 mg
    Phosphorus:35.9 mg
    Magnesium:5.4 mg
    Iron:0.54 mg
    Zinc:0.45 mg
    Copper:0.055 mg
    Manganese:0.0053 mg
    Fluoride:< 0.010 mg
    Selenium:3.9 µg
    Iodine:15.1 µg
    Cholin:23 mg
    Inositol:4.6 mg
    L-Carnitine:2.2 mg

    Standard preparation: 13.5 g Holle organic starting milk 1 + 90 ml boiled = 100 ml ready-to-drink food. One pack = about 30 ml meals of 100 ml

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Holle Stage 1 formula organic?
    Yes, in addition to being certified organic by the European Commission, the milk in Holle's Stage 1 cow's milk formula is produced at Demeter-certified biodynamic farms, which is the highest organic certification in Europe!

    When should I start feeding my baby Holle Stage 1 formula?
    Holle Stage 1 formula is suitable for babies from birth to 6 months.

    Can I use Holle Stage 1 formula as a sole source of nutrition for my baby?
    Yes, Holle Stage 1 formula is a complete source of nutrition from birth to 6 months that acts as a substitute for or complement to breast milk.

    Does Holle Stage 1 have iron?
    Yes, Holle Stage 1 formula contains 0.54 mg of iron per 100 ml of prepared formula.

    Does Holle Stage 1 have probiotics and prebiotics ?
    No, Holle Stage 1 formula does not contain prebiotics or probiotics.

    Does Holle Stage 1 contain palm oil?
    Yes, Holle Stage 1 formula contains organic palm oil sourced from organic farming.

    Does Holle Stage 1 formula contain any allergens?
    Yes, Holle Stage 1 formula contains milk products.

    Can Holle Stage 1 formula cause constipation?
    Generally Holle Stage 1 formula does not, however, if the formula does not agree with your baby, then they might experience digestive issues, including constipation. In this case, you should consult with your pediatrician.

    What should I do if my baby doesn't tolerate the formula well?
    Stop using Holle Stage 1 formula immediately and consult your pediatrician.

    Where can I buy Holle Stage 1 formula?
    You can buy Holle formula on the Organic's Best online store.

    How should I prepare Holle Stage 1 formula?
    To prepare Holle Stage 1 formula, begin by boiling fresh drinking water and allowing it to cool down to approximately 40°-50° C (104°-122° F). Next, add half of the required water to the baby bottle. Using a measuring spoon, carefully scoop the formula powder and level it on the spoon, then add the advised amount of formula to the bottle. Afterward, securely close the bottle and shake it thoroughly to ensure proper mixing. Continuing the process, add the remaining water to the bottle and shake it thoroughly once again to achieve a consistent mixture. Afterward, cool the formula to a suitable drinking temperature of approximately 37° C (98.6° F). It's essential to check the temperature using a thermometer or the inside of your wrist to guarantee that it's safe for your baby to consume.

    How many ounces of prepared Holle Stage 1 formula does one box make?
    One box of Holle Stage 1 makes approximately 100 fluid ounces of prepared formula, which would be equivalent to 20 bottles of 5 ounces.

    What is the storage life of Holle Stage 1 formula?
    When the container of Holle Stage 1 formula remains unopened and stored in a cool, dry place, it can be used up until the expiration date on the package. Once you open the formula container, it should be used within 2 weeks.

    How long does the prepared formula last?
    Ideally, you should be making up a bottle just before you feed. Storing or freezing formula is not recommended. The prepared formula is good for 2 hours at room temperature if unused and 1 hour once feeding has begun. Make sure to throw away any remaining formula. If absolutely necessary, untouched formula can be kept in the fridge for up to 24 hours.

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