milk

(4 Posts)
LaCiccolina Thu 06-Dec-12 20:50:52

When I cut bfing out completely at 14 mths and moved to food entirely I did use follow on milk as for a little bit I just liked the thought of it having extra vitamins. I used it in 2 bottles only morning and night. I gradually phased it out switching fully to cows milk by 18 mths once I was fully confident in dd diet.

I found it a nice crutch for a little bit. Thats all it was in my personal experience. i think cows is probabky sufficient and certainly less sugar....! I do also keep a carton or 2 in the car as emergency ( incase of traffic etc as dd likes milk/comfort alot). I switched fully because of foreign holiday and for two weeks no access to formula. Seemed idiotic to return then....

ChocolateCoins Thu 06-Dec-12 20:47:12

Exactly what grim says. The Toddler milks are made from cows milk anyway, and are just made to get round advertising rules.

GrimAndHumourlessAndEven Thu 06-Dec-12 20:45:08

do you mean the follow on type stuff?

I see no value or benefit in follow on milk, if the child has a reasonably balanced diet.

The only purpose for follow-on milk that I can can see is that it is allowed to be advertised, and thus creates a presence for the infant/first milks that are not allowed to be advertised (mangled grammar but I do hope you get my point)

steph01 Thu 06-Dec-12 20:00:18

Whats better, cows milk or powdered milk for toddlers?

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