16 Best Infant Formula in Singapore for (Updated for 2020)

Breastmilk is nature's perfect baby food. But if you can’t breastfeed, or if you’ve chosen not to, formula milk is the next best thing. Scientists and medical experts have spent years developing high-quality formula milks that will provide your baby with the nutrition she needs.

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When you’re deciding which is the best milk powder for your baby, you will need to take several factors into consideration. Think about her health and dietary needs, her age, and the cost and preparation time of different formula milks. Our guide to formula milks will help you to choose the right type for your baby. Check out this comprehensive guide on baby milk powders, before you decide on which formula is right for your baby and to help you make sense of the many options out there in Singapore.

As a summary, there are three different types of formula:
  • cow’s milk-based formula
  • hydrolysed protein formula
  • soya-based formula
It’s most likely your baby can have cow’s milk-based formula, unless there’s a health or dietary reason why she can’t.

You might also come across the terms 'stage 1, 2 and 3' for baby milk powders: 
  • Stage 1: Sometimes labelled simply as “infant milk powder”, this is suitable for babies from birth to 6 months.
  • Stage 2: Also known as “follow on milk powder”, Stage 2 is for babies from 6 months old and up.
  • Stage 3: Contains more nutrients and calories, for toddlers 1 year old and up.

Baby Milk Powder in Singapore (Prices 2020)

The sheer number and variety of baby milk powder options by itself is already overwhelming, let alone the prices. We’ll cover the average price of most major milk powder brands in Singapore so you can be less cluttered when it comes to decision making. 

Most of the baby milk powder brands come in various sizes i.e. 400 g, 900 g and 1.8 kg. Therefore, we will show you the average cost on a per 100 gram basis in order to make the comparison clearer. For example, if you are buying a 400 g size, you will need to multiply by 4 in order to get the estimate price. 

For this article, we will cover only milk powder for Stage 1. The prices were taken from Lazada and Shopee which have some of the best deals for baby milk powders. The list has been arranged in ascending order based on price (from the cheapest to the most expensive). Here's the list:

1. Dumex Dulac Stage 1: $1.86 per 100 g > Check Price on Lazada

2. FairPrice Gold Newborn Infant Milk Formula: $3.3 per 100 g

3. Dumex Mamil Gold Stage 1: $6.41 per 100 g > Check Price on Lazada

4. Similac® Stage 1 Baby Milk Powder Formula 2'-FL 1.8kg: $6.62 per 100 g > Check Price on Lazada

5. Isomil Soy Infant Formula Stage 1: $6.83 per 100 g

6. Enfamil A+ Stage 1 Infant Milk Formula: $7 per 100 g > Check Price on Lazada

7. Enfamil A+ Stage 1 Infant Milk Formula Lacto Free: $7 per 100 g  > Check Price on Lazada

8. Similac® Infant Formula 2FL Stage 1, 850g (0 - 6months): $7.06 per 100 g > Check Price on Lazada

9. Enfamil A+ Stage 1 Soy Infant Formula: $7.2 per 100 g > Check Price on Lazada

10. Abbott Similac Stage 1 Neosure Infant Formula: $7.34 per 100 g

11. Abbott Similac Stage 1 RS 1 EYEQ Infant Formula: $7.46 per 100 g

12. Abbott Similac Stage 1 RS Special Infant Milk Formula: $7.46 per 100 g 

13. Nestle NAN Optipro H.A. Infant Formula Stage 1: $7.5 per 100 g > Check Price on Lazada

14. Enfamil A+ Stage 1 Gentlease Infant Milk Formula: $7.78 per 100 g  > Check Price on Lazada
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15. Similac® Total Comfort, Stage 1, Infant formula, 0-12 months, 820g: $8.17 per 100 g > Check Price on Lazada

16. Abbott Similac Stage 1 Organic Infant Milk Formula: $8.18 per 100 g 


Editor's Reminder: Please do not decide based on price alone. Think about your baby's health and dietary needs, her age, and the cost and preparation time of different formula milks. It's best to choose milk formula as recommended by your doctor in Singapore. Every baby is different and unique. If you have already bought them or some of them may have been bought by your friends and relatives, please consult your doctor before giving it to your baby.


Best Infant Formula Singapore 2020

There are many different brands for baby or infant milk formulas in Singapore. We have trawled through the reviews, Google search results and milk powder comparison information available on blogs and forums, and shortlisted the best for you. Here are the best baby milk powders you can buy online in Singapore today.

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Enfamil A+

Enfamil A+ is one of the most popular brands for infant formula milk in Singapore.

Aside from DHA and ARA, the Enfamil range also includes Vitamins C and E, choline, which promotes mental function and prebiotics to help good Bifidus bacteria grow.

Manufactured by Mead Johnson, the brand also offers a lactose-free version labelled “Lacto Free” and one for colicky or lactose-intolerant babies called Gentlease, which is made of a gentle protein blend that is easier to digest.

The Enfamil brand has more than 2,000 ratings and is one of the top 5 best sellers in the baby and toddler formula category of Amazon Best Sellers.

Enfamil A+

Enfamil A+ Stage 1 Infant Milk Formula (400g) > Check Price on Lazada
Best Formula Milk for Baby 0 - 6 months

Enfamil A+ Stage 1 Infant Milk Formula (900g) > Check Price on Lazada

Enfamil A+ Stage 1 Gentlease Infant Milk Formula (900g) > Check Price on Lazada

Enfamil A+ Stage 1 Infant Milk Formula Lacto Free (900g) > Check Price on Lazada

Enfamil A+ Stage 1 Soy Infant Formula (624g) > Check Price on Lazada

Enfamil A+ Stage 2 Follow On Milk Formula (900g) > Check Price on Lazada

Enfamil A+ Stage 2 Gentlease Infant Milk Formula (900g) > Check Price on Lazada

Enfamil A+ Stage 1 Reviews: 5.0/5 (Lazada)
Enfamil A+ Stage 2 Reviews: 5.0/5 (Lazada)


Nestle NAN Optipro 

Nestle NAN Optipro (Optimised Protein Blend) has been quite aggressive in their marketing recently. You may have seen bus ads that state that their formula is backed by “The Science of Mother+”.

We don’t know about that, but Optipro is pretty popular among Singaporean mothers as it is a gentle protein blend that is easy on the stomach. The range also includes a hypoallergenic (HA) version, which has partially broken down protein. We hear that it tastes more bitter that the usual types, though!

Their formula milk, while not the most expensive, is on the higher end. Nestle also makes a budget brand called Lactogen which is more affordable.

Nestle NAN Optipro Stage 1 HA Starter Infant Milk Formula (800g) > Check Price on Lazada (more than 200 customer reviews)


NTUC FairPrice Singapore

For the no-frills mum, the FairPrice house brand of milk is one of the cheapest at $2.88/100g for Stage 2.

It is manufactured in Australia and New Zealand and contains all the goodness that more expensive brands offer: DHA, AA, lutein, prebiotic-GOS, nucleotides, Vitamin D, calcium and iron.

FairPrice Gold Newborn Infant Milk Formula: $29 (900g)
FairPrice Gold Stage 2 Follow On Milk Formula: $29 (900g)


Abbott Similac

The Similac brand has more than 3,000 ratings and is one of the top 5 best sellers in the baby and toddler formula category of Amazon Best Sellers. Similac has one of the widest range of milk powders in Singapore.

You can find an organic version, an EyeQ Plus one which contains Vitamin E, a “Comfort” version for lactose intolerant or colicky babies as well as one that has the prebiotic 2’-FL, which is an ingredient that could help boost babies’ immunity system.

Similac Infant Formula

Similac® Total Comfort, Stage 1, Infant formula, 0-12 months, 820g > Check Price on Lazada

Similac® Infant Formula 2FL Stage 1 850g (0 - 6months) > Check Price on Lazada

Similac® Stage 1 Baby Milk Powder Formula 2'-FL 1.8kg > Check Price on Lazada

Abbott Similac Stage 1 RS Special Infant Milk Formula $63.40 (850g) 

Abbott Similac Stage 1 Organic Infant Milk Formula $53.80 (658g) 

Abbott Similac Stage 1 Neosure Infant Formula $62.40 (850g) 

Abbott Similac Stage 1 RS 1 EYEQ Infant Formula $63.40 (850g) 

Abbott Similac Stage 1 2’FL-Infant Formula $59.90 (850g) 


Dumex Dulac
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Why is Dumex Dulac so cheap? This is a frequently asked question in Singapore. According to the Senior Minister of State for Health, Dr Amy Khor, all infant formula milk sold in Singapore, regardless of price, provide adequate nutrition for infants to grow healthily. The Dumex Dulac has an overall rating of 4.9/5 with more than 250 customer reviews on Lazada Singapore.

Dumex Dulac Stage 1 Infant Newborn Baby Milk Formula (800g) > Check Price on Lazada


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