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Can I give my 18 months old Horlicks( malt milk) with milk, just to add flavour?

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Asked by newmommy121211 at 9:05 AM on Jun. 11, 2013 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Do it once & you may have to do it forever! Is it sugary? Then I wouldn't.

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 9:06 AM on Jun. 11, 2013

  • How about some Breakfast Essential instead? If you're going to add anything,it might as well have nutrients
    And yes,they can have malted milk

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 9:07 AM on Jun. 11, 2013

  • I wouldn't

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 9:13 AM on Jun. 11, 2013

  • I'd be careful about it, because it can make him gassy.

    Answer by SWasson at 9:17 AM on Jun. 11, 2013

  • I wouldn't add anything. It's best if they get used to foods in the most natural state possible.

    Answer by missanc at 9:28 AM on Jun. 11, 2013

  • I would not. The child does not need the extra calories and the change in flavor. Milk is just fine the way it is.
    IMO you will make yourself a problem you didn't need to face.

    Answer by Dardenella at 10:20 AM on Jun. 11, 2013

  • Keep the kid on plain milk as long as you possibly can. Flavorings will come soon enough when the outside world starts to impose its unhealthy habits; no point in introducing them yourself.

    Answer by Ballad at 12:52 PM on Jun. 11, 2013

  • Agree with others. Don't get them hooked on "flavored" stuff. They won't want anything else.

    Answer by maecntpntz219 at 4:20 PM on Jun. 11, 2013

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