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Not sure about this.....

Does whole milk fill a baby up more than formula? or the other way around? my dd seems to not drink as often now that she is drinking whole milk?

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Asked by TNT8687 at 7:57 PM on Dec. 17, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Here are the calorie and fat contents for different milks:
    human milk: 22 cal per ounce (average) 1.2 fat grams per ounce(average)
    infant formula 20 cal/oz 1.06 gr/oz
    cow milk (whole) 19cal/oz 1.00gr/oz

    dd is probably getting more now from solids and milk is a smaller part of her whole diet.

    Answer by maggiemom2000 at 8:02 PM on Dec. 17, 2009

  • Formula is the main source of nutrition for infants. Milk is NOT the main source of nutrition for toddlers, food is. NO child should drink as much milk as they did formula. They are not supposed to fill up on milk, it's only to keep them hydrated. Food is what they need to fill them up. Water and even a bit of 100% juice should be given during the main part of the day.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:22 PM on Dec. 17, 2009

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