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... I have a 1 year old son. I want to know when can we start giving whole milk. My pedeatrician didn't mention anything in our last visit. So i am just curious to know. ... (2 replies)
... Hello! First of all there is no "magic" to switching to whole milk at one year, it is just the time that you CAN switch. My DS is 18 mos and still gets toddler formula mixed with his whole milk sometimes. ... (1 replies)
... formula. Once she was used to that, about a week, I went half and half. ... (12 replies)

... to whole milk after his one year old well visit and he took to it right away. We do not give an extra vitamin to him, the pediatrician said the whole milk was all he needed along with his regular food. ... (3 replies)
Whole Milk
Dec 11, 2006
... We actually kept DS on formula a little longer because he was such a horrible eater and we were worried he wasn't going to get enough nutrients. When we finally did switch to whole milk there was a bit of an adjustment. Had major constipation issues. Bleah! Fine now though! ... (4 replies)
... My DD is going to be 1 on October 23rd. Did you all wait until after seeing the pediatrician for your child's one year visit before switching to whole milk? ... (7 replies)
... Same with my kids. I did it gradually, mixing it with there formula until all they were taking was whole milk. ... (5 replies)
... Dito.. 12 months.. when they are one year of age formula is no longer necessary. They should be getting all the nuetrients they need from table foods. ... (2 replies)
... You can switch at 1 year. ... (2 replies)
... months. Also, when I did switch them, they wouldn't drink formula out of the sippy only whole milk. I think sometimes they associate formula with the bottle and it doesn't make sense to them that it is in a sippy cup. I wouldn't worry about it. ... (2 replies)
... Should I give my son vitamins once he goes on whole milk? ... (3 replies)
... because of adding too much whole milk. ... (3 replies)
Whole Milk
Dec 12, 2006
... ed my health visitor about whole milk today she said if i switch ds from whole milk from formula he will need extra vitamin supplements because there is evidence to suggest babys don't get enough itamins from 5 portions of fruit and veg a day and formula has these vitamins added to it where as whole milk does not. ... (4 replies)
... What kind of formula was your child on? ... (5 replies)
... enough. My friend has a 2 yr old that was breastfed until about 6 months ago. She pumped and saved ber breastmilk for him, but it is all gone now. He refuses to drink cow's milk. He only drinks water or juice. She has to give him a vitamin each day because of this. ... (3 replies)
... for a 16oz can and we don't qualify for WIC. Anyway, it's only 2 more months and then you'll be going to whole milk anyway. It's entirely up to you but doesn't seem like the stress on her belly to me. ... (14 replies)
... Gradually mix formula and milk. ... (5 replies)
... My dd just turned one and doc wants her on whole milk, I have tried everything, she is so picky!! ... (1 replies)
... I wouldn't switch to cow's milk until he's eating a sufficient amount of solids to sustain his growth and development. I'd use a stage 2 formula and work closely with his ped in regards to what to feed him and when to go to whole milk. ... (2 replies)
... Yes do it gradually. My dd took well to it but some kids can get constipated or gassy from the switch. Some kids maybe even lactose intolerant. ... (5 replies)

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