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FOR FORMULA FEEDING MOMMAS Whole mike or 2%?

when babies 1st switch from formula?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:58 PM on Jan. 8, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • whole milk =) unless directed otherwise by your Dr.
    Kaitlyn0816

    Answer by Kaitlyn0816 at 1:00 PM on Jan. 8, 2010

  • Our doc recommended whole milk until age 2, but I have heard some recommend going straight to 2%. I'd say if you baby's in normal or lower weight percentiles, go with whole. Or just wait until you've had your 12 month appt and see what your pediatrician recommends.
    EmilySusan

    Answer by EmilySusan at 1:01 PM on Jan. 8, 2010

  • ok TY. we were supposed to go to the dr today about getting her on milk & im snowed in!!! and out of formula (almost) and i didnt know if i could use the 2% we drink or have to get her whole ... thanks. dk how im getting out !L OL
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:01 PM on Jan. 8, 2010

  • also to make the transition you can mix whole milk with formula. Like do half formula and half milk. My daughter was drinking 8 ounces of formula so at first I did 6 oz formula and 2 oz milk for a week then just kept increasing it until it was all whole milk.
    Kaitlyn0816

    Answer by Kaitlyn0816 at 1:02 PM on Jan. 8, 2010

  • 2% won't hurt her =) so if you can't get out today just go get some tomorrow.
    Kaitlyn0816

    Answer by Kaitlyn0816 at 1:05 PM on Jan. 8, 2010

  • who knows when this snow will stop honestly! LOL ... im going to try. good thing we have a corner store a few streets down & her dads off so she wont be out! thanks for ur responses!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:06 PM on Jan. 8, 2010

  • Babies need their fat (so i heard) so whole milk until at least 2
    New2Florida

    Answer by New2Florida at 1:17 PM on Jan. 8, 2010

  • Lol I just realized I put "mike" instead of "milk" oh I'm losin it!! Thanks everyone tho!! I looked in the cupboard & we still have a lot of formula left,well enough to last a few more days.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:35 PM on Jan. 8, 2010

  • whole. I was told whole until 2 year old
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:35 PM on Jan. 8, 2010

  • I breast fed, but still switched to whole milk. We still drink it as a family and he will be 3 in May.
    RutterMama

    Answer by RutterMama at 1:40 PM on Jan. 8, 2010