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Probably a really stupid question about formula after age 1

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Eminybob Thu 23-Jul-15 07:37:29

DS has just turned 1 and for the last few weeks just has whole milk rather than formula.

I have a couple of bottles of ready made 1st stage formula left in the cupboard. Is there any reason I can't give this to DS now he's 1? Just to use it up, plus it seems easier if we are out and about than taking fresh milk.

Like I said, probably a daft question I'm sure there's no reason not to, just wanted to check though.

MarchLikeAnAnt Thu 23-Jul-15 07:39:47

It's fine to use. Follow on milks are just a marketing gimmick, they are full of sugar too.

Whatabout Thu 23-Jul-15 07:41:14

No, no reason not to. Just remember they only need 3-500ml of milk a day and preferably in a beaker or cup. They still have tiny tummies so food is more important than milk.

Sure you know all that anyway, but yes you can use them.

Eminybob Thu 23-Jul-15 07:42:57

Fab thank you. Knew I could rely on MN for a quick answer!

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