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If your 2yo has yogurt for breakfast, do you still give them milk to drink or do you count the yogurt as their dairy serving?

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rhianna1708

Asked by rhianna1708 at 12:24 PM on May. 10, 2012 in General Parenting

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  • I usually served water at meals if their calcium was being met by the food served.
    BrawnwynII

    Answer by BrawnwynII at 12:28 PM on May. 10, 2012

  • I count the yogurt as the dairy serving
    Alisim

    Answer by Alisim at 12:46 PM on May. 10, 2012

  • i'd give my kid milk if that's what they wanted. mine get more than enough dairy a day but whatever
    josiesmommy00

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 12:47 PM on May. 10, 2012

  • I would give milk if they wanted it. If not, fine, I never counted up their dairy servings. They drink a ton of milk.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 1:22 PM on May. 10, 2012

  • My kids get 2 cups/milk a day and one other dairy. Sometimes it's 2 servings at one time, other times it's spread out over the day.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 1:23 PM on May. 10, 2012

  • I give them milk and fruit
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 1:54 PM on May. 10, 2012

  • counts as a dairy serving
    annanonnymommy

    Answer by annanonnymommy at 8:50 PM on May. 10, 2012

  • Dairy is a poor source of calcium; more than three servings a day can leach iron and other nutrients from the body. You can find a great listing of calcium rich foods here:  http://www.soystache.com/calcium

    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 9:52 PM on May. 10, 2012

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