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My son will be turning 1 next Wednesday...

I wanted to know how soon is too soon to introduce cow's milk? In other words, can I give him a little bit today or should I wait until he turns 1 exactly? And after he turns 1 can I give it to him right away or should I wait maybe a week or two? So too be so confusing, but that is what I am. lol

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Cappy1979

Asked by Cappy1979 at 10:28 AM on Dec. 17, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Sorry***
    Cappy1979

    Answer by Cappy1979 at 10:28 AM on Dec. 17, 2009

  • Check with your doctor, and try a little to make sure he is not allergic.
    3rdDay

    Answer by 3rdDay at 10:33 AM on Dec. 17, 2009

  • I started on their birthday, but I'm sure you can start now. I mixed a bottle 1/4 milk 3/4 formula for a few days. Then 1/2 and 1/2 for a few days. Then 3/4 milk 1/4 formula. Use whole milk. The whole thing took about a week.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 10:36 AM on Dec. 17, 2009

  • I breastfed my son until he was 12 months old but I introduced vitamin D milk a week or two before he turned 1. Just make sure you keep that as the only thing new in his diet so you can spot any possible signs of allergies.
    c_lotte1107

    Answer by c_lotte1107 at 10:55 AM on Dec. 17, 2009

  • You don't have to give cow milk at all.
    amileegirl

    Answer by amileegirl at 11:30 AM on Dec. 17, 2009

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