BF + Cow's milk after 12 months

(5 Posts)
FadBook Sun 31-Mar-13 14:57:14

Oh and I buy a large Greek yoghurt too, she has a bit of that every couple of days

FadBook Sun 31-Mar-13 14:53:47

We don't drink or cook with milk either (literally the odd cup of tea) but as I'm breastfeeding still (dd 19 months) I've never thought to concentrate on calcium intake; just a balanced diet overall.

My weekly shop include one pint of whole milk, and that does her cereal for the week. She too was a bottle refuser, straight from the source was only good enough wink she's better now as I actually gave her a little beaker of milk the other day and she had a couple of gulps. Still left most of it smile

She loves her cheese and triangle cheese sandwiches, so assume she gets enough <shrugs>

Thaleia Sun 31-Mar-13 14:39:11

is that so even after the first year? My DS only had the odd bottle of formula here and there (before he refused the bottle around 6 months) as my DH is intolerant and we just don't have anything in the house = we don't cook with milk, cream ....

FadBook Sun 31-Mar-13 13:21:44

If you're bf'ing you don't need to give cows milk, unless you want specifically want to wean.

I can't be specific with how much cheese, milk with cereal etc, I just think of dd having a balanced diet over a 7 day period, so if I have a cheese sandwich, she has one too iyswim?

Thaleia Sun 31-Mar-13 13:07:48


I know it's there but I can't find it!!!

How much milk/ cheese/ .... in addition to BF does a 12 months baby need?

I am breastfeeding 2 - 4 times a day (well, night), depending. DS is a very good eater and loves his solids!

Thanks, Thali

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