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Is it ok to introduce whole milk at almost 10 months?

I'm not taking her off formula, but my friend told me that she should be drinking milk also, I don't recall when I started giving it to my son.

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:50 PM on Mar. 20, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • No, not until a year.

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:51 PM on Mar. 20, 2010

  • is usually 12 mts. ds was11 mts he was bf until then

    Answer by piwife at 6:53 PM on Mar. 20, 2010

  • NO it causes microscopic bleeding and ischemia to the gut-- some people get over it others get NEC, diverticulitis, and other nasty illnesses

    Answer by MELRN at 6:54 PM on Mar. 20, 2010

  • You are not supposed to start it until they are a year old. It can cause intestinal problems and is more likely to cause allergies if introduced before then.

    Answer by imamommmmyyy at 6:57 PM on Mar. 20, 2010

  • I did when I stopped breastfeeding but if the child is on formula they don't need milk too

    Answer by admckenzie at 7:03 PM on Mar. 20, 2010

  • Your arent supposed to start cows milk untill 12 months. Mine didnt take cows millk untill he was almost 2yrs old.

    Answer by LANDENSMOMMYlmk at 7:07 PM on Mar. 20, 2010

  • The doctors say one year for a reason! Uggh my mother keeps telling me when are you going to put him on cows milk I had you on milk at 3 months! I keep telling her one year! Thats why babies eat yogurt with whole milk and cheese. She is getting it there :)

    Answer by DJsmom0725 at 8:18 PM on Mar. 20, 2010

  • Dairy is an allergy trigger food and should not be given to a child before age one.

    Cow milk is for baby cows, not humans. Now is a great age to introduce a sippy cup with water.

    Answer by rkoloms at 9:30 PM on Mar. 20, 2010

  • Sophee has been having milk since she was around that age. Not completely but with formula. I don't see the problem. She is completely on milk now and she is almost a year old.

    Answer by sopheeahsmommy at 10:32 PM on Mar. 20, 2010

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