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How old does a baby have to be before introducing yogurt?

Like the yo-baby yogurt?

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:38 PM on Apr. 19, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I'd say around 9 mos or older.

    Answer by Krysta622 at 6:39 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

  • I give my daughter the yogurt snacks and real yogurt and she is 7 months. If its baby stuff it should have an age for it on the package but probably 6 months or so.

    Answer by brailynsmama08 at 6:40 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

  • I agree about 6 months or so.. Thats when I started giving my son yo-baby yogurt.. I started because he had thrush but still thats when his pedi suggested it..

    Answer by TristansMommy16 at 6:41 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

  • Plain whole milk yogurt is great around 7+ months. Just don't use it to replace breastmilk or formula. Don't give them yogurt with added sugar. Keep it simple.

    Answer by MamaChamp at 6:43 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

  • I would suggest around 6 months. It was one thing my daughter loved and it was cheaper than baby food!

    Answer by kabbot01 at 6:43 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

  • I started giving my daughter yogurt bites around 7 months then added YoBaby Yogurt at 9 months and she loooooves it!! I've also just started introducing very small bites of cheese cubes, which she also loves. She's 10 months now

    Answer by AbbeysMom78 at 6:54 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

  • I would say 1 because doesn't yougurt have whole milk in it if im not mistaken? Just to be on the safe side with food allergies and whatnot I would wait until the baby is 1.

    Answer by diamondmamma at 7:09 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

  • Doctors say wait until a year

    Answer by wirelessbubbles at 8:08 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

  • My doctor said 8 months. Even though yogurt is made from milk, something about the way it's processed makes it easier for infant systems to handle than milk. So while you have to wait till 12 months for milk, whole milk yogurt is fine around 8-9 months (possibly sooner), and other dairy products (cottage cheese, Babybel cheese) around 9 months, too.

    Answer by EmilySusan at 8:16 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

  • I agree, baby stuff, I'd say about six months. It should say on the package. I started feeding my son yogurt at about six months. Not on a regular basis but if i was eating it, so was he(not his own). He started with his own at about ten months or so. =]

    Answer by mommykayti at 8:48 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

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