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6 month old and ice cream?

I know babies aren't suppose to have milk/dairy... But would it harm them to have a couple bites of ice cream?

When did you first give your baby ice cream?

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Asked by BraydinsMommy09 at 7:06 PM on Jul. 28, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • They can have milk and dairy,where did u get that from that they can't?

    Answer by dancer at 7:09 PM on Jul. 28, 2011

  • They don't get ice cream till about age one and then it is one small scoop.

    Answer by dancer at 7:09 PM on Jul. 28, 2011

  • Mine didn't get ice cream until their 1st bday. Too much sugar!

    Answer by missanc at 7:11 PM on Jul. 28, 2011

  • I have given my DD a tiny taste of my ice cream every now and then. I think the first time was when she was 7 months.

    Answer by AF4life at 7:25 PM on Jul. 28, 2011

  • My son is 6 months old and when he sees his big sister eating an icecream she better give him a lick..he gets licks all the time. And, 6 month olds can have dairy. I feed my son yogurt. But, everyone has their own opinions. You do what you want.

    Answer by oneofeach26 at 10:34 PM on Jul. 28, 2011

  • Everyone I know told me babies weren't allowed to have dairy that it could hurt them!!!! What the heck!! I wasn't gonna give him a huge bowl, I was just gonna give him a couple bites/licks of of mine....

    Comment by BraydinsMommy09 (original poster) at 11:15 PM on Jul. 28, 2011

  • I give my daughter gerber yogurt and she's 6 months.

    Answer by Emmajosmommy at 11:48 PM on Jul. 28, 2011

  • I don't think a bite or two is a problem, but I didn't introduce my child to ice cream until 14 months and usually it is a sorbet or frozen yogurt.

    Answer by cherielouise at 11:09 PM on Jul. 29, 2011

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