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Question
Posted by: Help | 2007/07/16

Q.

Breastmilk or Cow's Milk

My baby boy is 10 months old. He is breastfed and has never had a taste of formula. When would be a good time to wean and put him onto "cows milk?"

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

He could be weaned at this stage and can go onto an advanced formula eg NAN2. At 12 months he can start on full cream cow's milk.

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Posted by: sasha | 2007/07/17

i support L.
mine is 5months and i prefered formular milk after she refused
breast milk and is expensive but cow milk a no go zone for ma baby
for i understand maybe she might be fine with it or not .
it depends on babys body reaction.
other babys are perfect but to be on the safe side if u want ur
baby not to fall sick oftenly dont give her/him cow milk.
rather start baby rice and look for a good formular to mix but before
that see which formular is best for her/ him

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Posted by: L | 2007/07/17

Never! He does not need to ever have cow's milk. If you breastfeed him up to 12 months he will really benefit from it a great deal. after that you never need to give him milk again. with milk comes mucus, ear infection, tonsillitis, allergies just to name a few. The stuff does more harm then good… But don’t take my word for it, research it and decide for yourself. A good place to start is Healthy Kids – The Natural Way by Mary Ann Shearer. My dayghter has never had any diary and as a result I don't have a child that has a snot nose every other day or a cough that doesn't want to go away, unlike so many other kids her age.

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