Our expert says:
Basically one can use the following quantities to calculate how much milk a baby should be having: 1) Between 6 and 8 months, babies should drink 150 ml/kg of body weight per day. So multiply your baby's weight in kg (for example 7 kg) with 150 = 1 050 ml per day. 2) Between 9 and 12 months the milk intake of babies can be reduced to about 500 ml per day provided the baby is eating other protein and calcium-rich foods like yoghurt and lean meat, eggs, etc. From what you say, your son is only drinking 450 ml of milk a day, which is half the amount required at this age and until he is at least 9 months old. I would suggest that you give him smaller portions of the weaning foods and increase his milk intake to at least 1000 ml a day to ensure that he develops strong bones and teeth. Once he is 9 months old you can decrease the milk intake to 500 ml a day and correspondingly increase his food intake once more.
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