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... My DS is 13 months old and made a very smooth transition from formula to milk. He was 11.5 months when I began to wean. He drinks 6oz bottles. I began giving him one ounce of whole milk with every formula bottle. ... (3 replies)
... My boy is 13 months old and still gets formula in the morning and at night. He is really skinny and aften doesn't want to eat. ... (3 replies)
... My ds decided to wean completely at 11.5m. He was given a sippy since 6m and sometimes used it sometimes not but hated bottles for the most part. He also hated formula and who could blame him YUCK. I tried adding whole milk to formula in a bottle or sippy and the whole milk seemed to give him explosive dodoos. ... (3 replies)

... My son just turned 11 months, and I'm looking to ween him from his formula to whole milk. Any hints on how to do this? ... (3 replies)
... Just a question, not meaning to offend. Why would one continue with formula much past the first birthday? ... (10 replies)
... I have a few issues. First of all, I have been thinking about weaning my ds who is now a year old from breast milk for about a month now. ... (10 replies)
Jun 7, 2006
... formula for food but adding one 5 ml spoon of baby rice mixed with formula in the middle of his feed at 10am. ... (19 replies)
... s a repeat thread. I hope all of your precious ones have been doing great. My lil' man will be 15 months old on Feb. 1 and my husband and I have decided to start weaning him from the breast. He is so very attatched to nursing as a comfort for him and I feel just awful about getting ready to take that away from him. ... (7 replies)
Jun 6, 2006
... They need the nutrients in the breastmilk and formula for up to one year. You say wean, so by that I assume you want to skip meals of formula, or phase it out all together? ... (19 replies)
... month formula and milk mixed together since we have lactose intolerance concerns. So far he is doing well with the mixture. ... (6 replies)
... stence! Yes, it's "best" if baby can be on the breast for a year, but that's not always going to happen. You want to keep at it as long as you can and then start weaning onto formula. ... (3 replies)
Jan 3, 2007
... so that his caregiver can give him bottles of expressed milk while you're at work, or, you could start giving him bottles of formula during the time in which you will be away from him, to get him used to it. ... (3 replies)
... i! I work full time and did the pumping thing until dd was 6 months. Eventually, like the other posters, I just couldnt keep up so I started supplementing with formula and just nursing in the mornings and at night. From the very beginning dd had no problems taking either formula or bm. It was all the same to her. ... (3 replies)
... le NOT to nurse. Then I tried to choose the time of day she was most hungry so she would take it with out a fuss. She LOVED the bottle right away, so I ended up weaning her quite quickly. All babies are different, it may take time to find what works for you. ... (1 replies)
Jun 3, 2006
... ings. Growth spurts happen often in the early months. Natures way of producing more milk at the breast is by getting baby to eat more often. Just because you are formula feeding doesn't mean the baby isn't going to have growth spurts. It still happens. As well, some babies are hungrier at different times of the day. ... (19 replies)
... ental state. When I did start to wean off it, I felt so much more energized and happier. And what really helped was seeing my DS suck down his first bottle of formula like it was no big deal. Then you see that a lot of babies are formula fed from birth and they are more than fine. ... (10 replies)
... He seems to dislike the taste of formula as he screws his face up and looks at the bottle with contempt as soon as it hits his tongue hehe. ... (5 replies)
... Well, the allergist recommended that we put him onto a soy formula after breast milk until age 2 because soy milk doesn't have all the necessary fats and nutrition for brain development as whole milk does. ... (10 replies)
Jun 6, 2006
... i have been giving ds baby rice in the middle of his second bottle of the day i mix one 5ml spoon of baby rice with 3 teaspoons of his formula and apart yesterday when he was not in the mood he has taken to it well. ... (19 replies)
... hs old. We just started at a new daycare and the daycare provider said, "we need to get her up to par. She should be walking and off the bottle." We have been weaning from the bottle slowly and giving her cow's milk, but we are not off the bottle yet. As for the walking, I can't do much about that. ... (11 replies)

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