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When is it ok to give bio yoghurt?

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ALittleBitOfChristmasMagic Wed 08-Jan-14 20:04:00

Was told not to give ds bio yoghurt when I started weaning . But he's 14mo now surely it's ok now ?

mrsbug Wed 08-Jan-14 20:06:08

Wow, I've been giving it to dd since she was six months. Why were you told not to?

HappyAsASandboy Wed 08-Jan-14 20:20:22

From 6 months I think.

ALittleBitOfChristmasMagic Wed 08-Jan-14 20:20:25

I can't remember why just that I shouldn't give him it . It was at a weaning fair by a nutritionist .

mrsbug Wed 08-Jan-14 21:40:29

The NHS weaning advice says to give yogurt from six months, preferably with no added sugar. No mention of live yogurt being bad. I would imagine it's better than the sugary ones marketed at children. And it doesn't seem to have done dd any harm.

lilyaldrin Wed 08-Jan-14 21:42:41

I'm not sure what, if any, qualification a "nutritionist" needs, but dairy is fine from 6 months.

Pyjamadonkey Wed 08-Jan-14 21:47:51

Anybody can call themselves a nutritionist, it's not a protected title, unlike a dietitian, who will have a 4 year degree and registration with the HPC.

You can give bio yogurts from 6 months

PenguinsDontEatKale Wed 08-Jan-14 21:50:48

Why wouldn't you give live yoghurt confused?

AmandaCooper Wed 08-Jan-14 21:57:50

Since 6 months DS has eaten about 40kg of the stuff!

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