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When is ok to give cows milk?

my sons doctor really doesn't care. when I asked about it he said when he drinks out of a sippy cup then whenever I feel like hes ready. (HOW AM I SUPPOSED TO FREAKING KNOW HES A BABY!!??) he does drink from a cup though and he is almost 10 months old. is it ok now?

 
Alysia_Moore

Asked by Alysia_Moore at 3:55 PM on Sep. 3, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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Answers (22)
  • My pedi said 11.5 months to start slowly introducing it and to switch from formula to cows milk at 12months. They say 1 year cause until then thier stomachs cannot handle the harsh proteins that are in the cows milk. At a year or close to thier stomachs are a little better equipped to process the proteins better. I would wait until at least 11 months if i was you :)
    carsonsmommytam

    Answer by carsonsmommytam at 4:01 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • When he turns into a baby cow.
    But really, he doesn't need it. The minimum age to introduce it is a year cause it's not easy on human bellies.
    jus1jess

    Answer by jus1jess at 3:57 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • 1 Year
    Kword

    Answer by Kword at 3:56 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • My pediatricain said 12 months.
    okmommy08

    Answer by okmommy08 at 3:56 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • Not till they are a year old.
    Raeann11

    Answer by Raeann11 at 3:56 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • why a specific age?
    Alysia_Moore

    Comment by Alysia_Moore (original poster) at 3:57 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • http://www.babygooroo.com/index.php/2010/09/01/got-milk-no-that’s-ok/
    jus1jess

    Answer by jus1jess at 3:58 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • they say 1 year because the possibility of there bodies not processing it that well
    natasha86

    Answer by natasha86 at 3:58 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • by 12 months they are able to process dairy, probably a little earlier but 12 months to be sure. then you dont have to deal with diahrea, or upset tummy.
    cassie_m

    Answer by cassie_m at 3:58 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • 12 months at the earliest.
    HotMama330

    Answer by HotMama330 at 3:58 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

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