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Cows milk

can I give my 10 month old cows milk?

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mamasmurf171

Asked by mamasmurf171 at 2:23 PM on Apr. 16, 2013 in Babies (0-12 months)

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Answers (13)
  • NO, talk to her doctor if you need to know what kind of diet your baby should be on.
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 2:25 PM on Apr. 16, 2013

  • No. Wait another 2 months at least. Why not formula or breast milk? The baby needs either as her main source of vitamins & nutrients.
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 2:26 PM on Apr. 16, 2013

  • Just wait. Cow's milk isn't complete nutrition.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 2:37 PM on Apr. 16, 2013

  • Breastmilk or formula for the first year .
    silverthreads

    Answer by silverthreads at 2:59 PM on Apr. 16, 2013

  • Most will say no, But I say yes. Give the kids some see if it does not bother him/her.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 3:08 PM on Apr. 16, 2013

  • NO
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 3:09 PM on Apr. 16, 2013

  • No
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 5:11 PM on Apr. 16, 2013

  • Your child won't be getting adequate nutrition from cow's milk. Additionally, it can be hard for some babies to digest
    Mrs_Prissy

    Answer by Mrs_Prissy at 5:20 PM on Apr. 16, 2013

  • Nope. Not for the first year. Formula or breastmilk will provide the necessary nutrition. When you do switch, use whole cow's milk for at least another year, maybe two. Babies need the extra fat for brain development.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 11:36 PM on Apr. 16, 2013

  • Nope. There are risks to starting dairy too early, including allergies and anemia.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 12:46 AM on Apr. 17, 2013

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