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Breastfeeding and cows milk question

So I know a lot of moms breastfeed and some are very against cows milk. What do you put on your 2 year olds cheerios or corn flakes. What do you put on your cheerios or cornflakes.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:48 PM on Jul. 7, 2009 in General Parenting

Answers (6)
  • soy milk or rice milk or almond milk or oat milk or hemp milk or apple cider
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:50 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • almond milk for my son and cow's milk for mine. DS is allergic to milk (not BFing). We only use milk in baking and cereal though, not for drinking. It isn't needed and the body doesn't even absorb the calcium well. There are much better, easier absorbed, sources of calcium.
    mnt_2_b_mommy

    Answer by mnt_2_b_mommy at 10:58 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • My kids are weird like me and like their cereal dry. I think it comes from their early dairy intolerance. They were slow to take to dairy products once they no longer made them reflux.
    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 11:45 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • Nothing. Cereal's just a snack she eats dry. I occasionally have it with milk, but I don't take dairy well.
    jus1jess

    Answer by jus1jess at 1:18 AM on Jul. 8, 2009

  • Well I am against cow's milk until they are 2 years old and wouldn't give them cereal with milk until then anyway. At that age the gut is capable of handling the cow's milk and they get a little milk whenever they want (usually not more then about 6 ounces every other day).
    aeneva

    Answer by aeneva at 7:42 AM on Jul. 8, 2009

  • The body absorbs calcium just fine if it is receiving a balanced diet with the other nutrients needed.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:17 AM on Jul. 8, 2009

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