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goats milk under 1yr?

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massivebigpantsface Mon 16-Jul-07 19:43:37

this site says no, but does anyone know why?
i had hoped to give to dd instead of cows milk in her porridge etc.

massivebigpantsface Mon 16-Jul-07 20:42:15

bump, someone must know!

massivebigpantsface Mon 16-Jul-07 20:42:15

bump, someone must know!

pamplemousse Mon 16-Jul-07 21:02:58

Odd that it doesn't explain why... My dd has goats milk, she is 8 months. It is pasturised St Helens Farm stuff from Sainsburys.
This might help? http://www.goodnessdirect.co.uk/cgi-local/frameset/article/269.html

moljam Mon 16-Jul-07 21:10:49

dont know!my lo is older(18 months) but havent clue why not

canmummy Mon 16-Jul-07 21:12:16

I found out why a while back but it was so technical I couldn't understand it! I'll see if I can find it again and post a link

canmummy Mon 16-Jul-07 21:15:33

at the bottom of this page

massivebigpantsface Mon 16-Jul-07 21:26:06

thank you - so I can use goats milk products eg yogurt, and milk as part of the meal, but not as a drink, at 6 months.

beansprout Mon 16-Jul-07 21:26:58

Yep, goats milk is fine. Ds has had it since 8m in his food. It is easier to digest than cows milk.

massivebigpantsface Mon 16-Jul-07 21:28:26

and is very delicious too!

Nightynight Mon 16-Jul-07 21:50:44

plus: it is easier to digest

minus: it is lower in folic acid. Shouldnt be an issue if your child eats lots of spinach

my children had goats milk in cooking from about 4 months, and as their main drink from 1 year.

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