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Ok Is It ok to give my 9mnth old 4oz of 2%milk with 4oz of water when he drink an 8 oz bottle if i ever run out of formula or dont have a ride at the time till i can get to the store. MIL says it wont hurt him but i dunno PLZ help

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Asked by AiDeNsMoMmY0426 at 5:09 PM on Feb. 2, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • no, it is not a good idea.

    Answer by tnm786 at 5:10 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • It won't be giving him the calories he is getting from the formula, but it shouldn't hurt him. He would still be hungry though. Plus, 2% milk is already watered down so much, give him whole milk.

    Answer by BabyBugsmama at 5:11 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • whole milk is better but its fine

    Answer by alleyg at 5:11 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • i think watering it down isnt a great idea since it's already 2%

    Answer by Mrs.L.Mita at 5:12 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • i would just need something to tide him over tilll i can get to the store so i can give him straight 2 % Milk?

    Comment by AiDeNsMoMmY0426 (original poster) at 5:24 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • No dairy until age 1

    Answer by rkoloms at 5:39 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • I wouldn't give ANY milk until at least 12 mos.

    Answer by Krysta622 at 6:13 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • 9 months is still young to be giving him dairy, i would give him whole milk if anything..but call andask the dr what to do in that sit.

    Answer by dmdemes at 6:33 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • In a case like that with a screaming infant do what you have to do. I would not dilute it.

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:47 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • My DD was on only milk when she ws 8.5months old.. I didn't dilute it.

    Answer by kathynej7142007 at 8:48 PM on Feb. 2, 2011

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