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megcleary Tue 19-Aug-08 12:10:57

DD is one one Thursday and as off with her now for 9 days, I work part time, we have decided to change her to cows milk now.

This morning i gave her 8 oz straight from the fridge and she was not impressed warmed it a little and she guzzled 7.5.

I was going to omit her usual afternoon bottle where she took 6oz of formula and then give her another 8oz bottle of cows milk pre bed. Am I mad to do it in one day all posts i see here people do it over two weeks etc.

She's not a great eater breakfast fine, lunch ok and dinner not much. Advice gratefully recieved.

( ye may have guessed she's our first)

fluffyanimal Tue 19-Aug-08 12:14:37

If she's happy drinking it, what's the problem? Sounds like you're doing fine.

megcleary Tue 19-Aug-08 12:27:30

its the confidence i lack tis all

mamadiva Tue 19-Aug-08 12:33:47

Your DD sounds exactly like my DS at this age and he's still the same food wise eats at the start of the day and by the end just stops!

I changed my DS from Formula to cows milk when he was a week off his 1st birthday. We did it over a 3 days I think. We swapped one bottle then two then the third so like a gradual cut down. If it suits you and your DD are happy doing it in one day go for it!

megcleary Tue 19-Aug-08 12:41:30

hmm am wonder now whether to give her lunch time bottle.........

megcleary Tue 19-Aug-08 13:47:37

any more advice out there?

megcleary Tue 19-Aug-08 20:04:22

Well it appears to be done she attacked 8 oz after lunch and 7 pre bed!! and seems ok fingers crossed

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