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6 month old and full fat Greek yogurt

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Firstimemummy15 Wed 15-Jul-15 20:55:57

Can 6 month old babies have full fat Greek yogurt? I gave my lg some today with mashed banana (only a few mouthfuls) and then wondered whether she should actually be having it!!

ReluctantCamper Wed 15-Jul-15 20:57:37

Well, I gave it to my DS and he's now survived to 10 months, so I assume it's OK!

reynoldsnumber Wed 15-Jul-15 20:58:18

Yes definitely. Why not? They say full fat everything up til age 2 I think.

dementedpixie Wed 15-Jul-15 21:03:03

Yes its fine

CultureSucksDownWords Wed 15-Jul-15 21:03:35

Yes, of course! That's what I gave my DS from that age. It's a brilliant food for babies, thick, tasty, high in protein, calcium etc and lower in natural sugars than other yoghurts. Far better than the typical "baby" yoghurts that are branded and advertised for babies, which often have added hidden sugar.

Ashwinder Wed 15-Jul-15 21:04:09

Yes it's fine.

cruikshank Wed 15-Jul-15 21:06:23

Yes, absolutely. As CultureSucks says, it's much better than petit filou and the like (not to mention loads cheaper, especially if you get the supermarket own brand).

milkysmum Wed 15-Jul-15 21:07:33

Yes why would it not be?

JiltedJohnsJulie Thu 16-Jul-15 08:10:40

What concerns did you have about it?

Firstimemummy15 Thu 16-Jul-15 08:56:01

Thanks everyone - I think I'm just worrying too much about the whole weaning thing and in this case about Greek yogurt being a live yogurt! Then when I looked online some where saying not to give yogurt until 8-9 months! It's a minefield will go with my gut instinct next time! smile xx

dementedpixie Thu 16-Jul-15 09:02:32

yoghurt is fine from 6 months and live yoghurt is ok too

Firstimemummy15 Sat 18-Jul-15 12:30:48

Thank you! One last question - do I have to use boiled water for a drink - hv said no but it doesn't really feel right??

dementedpixie Sat 18-Jul-15 12:33:11

No, water for drinking doesn't need boiling from age 6 months

Flisspaps Sat 18-Jul-15 12:35:26

No, boiled water not needed.

At 6 months, the only things your DD can't have are honey and whole nuts (nut butters are fine)

Water needs boiling to make formula just to kill any bugs in the dried formula powder.

Firstimemummy15 Sat 18-Jul-15 12:52:15

Thanks flisspaps your a star smile

JiltedJohnsJulie Sat 18-Jul-15 21:16:35

There's a great list of foods to avoid here. I'd be wary of reading too much online. Some articles are pretty far from being evidence based smile

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