Cow's milk is for calves,not for human babies. There are significant differences between human and cow's milk.In the case of cow's milk formulas for infants special changes and additions to the cow's milk have been made by the manufacturers in an attempt to as closely mimic breastmilk as possible. The fat content is significantly different between the two as well as protein and carbohydrates and vitamins and minerals.Breastmilk is easily digetable for infants as well which is not the case with cow's milk.In addition breast milk is important for baby's immune function. Babies can change to full cream cow's milk at 12 months.You can change your 6 month old to cow's milk at 12 months provided she has not been shown to be allergic to cow's milk.
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