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How much time is needed to fully switch an infant from formula to whole milk?

I know you're supposed to do it gradually, but how much time is good? A month?

How did you do it?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:22 PM on Jun. 17, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I have done mine over the past month.

    I started with 1/4 milk, 3/4 formula, did that for a week, then moved up to 50/50, then went to 3/4 milk with 1/4 formula. Now we have about 3 days left worth of formula for her night time milk, then we're done.

    I just upped the milk amount every week by 1/4.
    CarolynBarnett

    Answer by CarolynBarnett at 5:24 PM on Jun. 17, 2009

  • I bottlefed my twin boys formula and with them it only took a few days. and they were on soy. if it is normal formula then its all cows milk anyways to the transition into whole milk should be easy.
    threeeunder3

    Answer by threeeunder3 at 7:46 PM on Jun. 17, 2009

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