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15 month refusing all milk - has anyone else experienced this?

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glamourbadger Sun 22-Jul-07 21:23:09

My DD has been on a prescribed formula since I started weaning at 6 months - she is small and it helped bump up her calories. She is finally eating a good lunch and tea so our pediatrician has advised she should move on to cows milk or a follow on formula. I have tried both but she tastes the milk, then throws the cup away in disgust!

It's been nearly a week and she has refused all milk. Has anyone else experienced this? I thought she would have cracked by now! I'm wondering if I should persevere or just offer water/juice instead?

Tommy Sun 22-Jul-07 22:45:21

DS2 didn't take to cows milk at all after I stopped b/feeding him. I'm sure he didn't drink more than a few sips a day for a good few months.

I carried on offering it to him every day and eventually he seemed to like it.

He's 3 now and drinks 2 cups a day but it was a bit of a shock for me as DS1 was (still is) a milk monster and would drink gallons of the stuff.

Will your DD eat milky stuff - yogurts, sheese etc or milk shakes?

glamourbadger Mon 23-Jul-07 09:14:32

Thanks for this. I guess I'll keep on persevering! Milk seems such an important drink for babies and it seems like a huge change going from 300ml a day to nothing. She threw a huge wobbler this morn when I produced her cup before she even tasted it!

She loves yog and will eat some cheese so will bump this up in the interim.

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