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can I use cows milk in baby breakfast cereal?

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Mamatastic Tue 08-Jul-08 22:22:50

Hi, I'm just wondering if it's ok to use cows milk to make up DS's cereal (he is 8 months). I pump every night to get milk for the morning but am I wasting my time? Is it better though that he gets maximum breast milk....? I which case should I just keep pumping? Thanks.

WilfSell Tue 08-Jul-08 22:23:47

I do and have. BM needs to be main drink but a little bit is OK. If you want to express though, that's fine too - it's what works for you.

LittleMyDancing Tue 08-Jul-08 22:25:40

I think the recommendation is not to use cow's milk until 12 months as a main drink, but we gave DS cow's milk on his Weetabix from 6 months, seemed to be fine.

Seona1973 Tue 08-Jul-08 22:29:54

cows milk is ok with cereal, in cooking, in foods, etc from 6 months as long as the main drink remains breast/formula milk till 1 year.

Caz10 Wed 09-Jul-08 10:28:07

hi! i was wondering this too - some good answers here

Mamatastic Wed 09-Jul-08 22:28:30

Thanks all, very helpful. Cows milk and mini shredded wheat it is for tomorrow!

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