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Almond milk for young babies?

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Curleyhazel Sat 31-Aug-13 21:32:39

Is it ok to give almond milk to a seven months old? That's it really smile.

ExBrightonBell Sat 31-Aug-13 23:35:06

It would be ok to use in cooking as an ingredient but not ok to give as a main drink. The only things that should be given as a main drink under 1 yr is breast milk or formula milk.

Curleyhazel Sun 01-Sep-13 16:51:03

Thank you Ex. I would like to use it to make porridge. DC is on solids but still being bf.

JiltedJohnsJulie Mon 02-Sep-13 22:28:59

Is there a reason that you wouldn't use cows milk for cereal?

MiaowTheCat Thu 05-Sep-13 09:13:26

I was told by the dietician it was fine as am ingredient or on cereal from 6 months but not as a milk drink till a year. I specifically checked if it was the same guidelines as cows milk as dd2 is allergic and I don't think either of us could stand the idea of neocate on her cereal! (Dietician agreed with us on that one!)

monstergoose Sun 08-Sep-13 21:33:31

Like pp we have cow and soy allergic dd so use almond milk on cereal/to make porridge as don't have time to express every day!

monstergoose Sun 08-Sep-13 21:34:38

Cow= cows milk protein!

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