Posted by: Anne | 2009/02/11


When can baby eat yoghurt

Dear Doc

My baby son will be six months in one week. He weighs almost 9 kilos and is a healtjy baby. Additional to breastmilk he has rice cereal in the morning, fruit in the afternoon and vegetables in the evenings (olli organic baby food).
When can I start giving him yoghurt?
He seems very interseted in my two year old' s Danino yoghurts. He is on antibiotics for middle ear infection, so I am hoping to replace some probiotics with yoghurt.

Expert's Reply



You can start giving him some yoghurt at 8 to 10 months.

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Posted by: Anon 100 | 2009/02/12

My LB has the Danino yohurt with no problem. He is 6.5 months old. On his 6 month check up the paed said it is 100%.

Good luck.

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Posted by: Q... | 2009/02/12

I think u can start him at 6 months, woolworths has Winnie the Poo yoghurt from that age.

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Posted by: S-p | 2009/02/12

I started yoghurt at 8 months with no problems, but I think 6 months is too early.

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Posted by: J' s mum | 2009/02/12

I was told baby' s can digest dairy products at 1year of age. You can offer a Probiflora Paed to your babies feeds to replace the flora.

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