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I know I should know this but can I use cows milk in porridge for a 7.5mo?

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beansprout Tue 09-Sep-08 18:37:03

Ds2 is b/fed but I can't express. Is cows or goats milk ok?

TinkerBellesMum Tue 09-Sep-08 18:54:12

I was told that milk is fine with food because it's a small amount.

likessleep Tue 09-Sep-08 19:11:59

I think the recommendation is not to give cows milk as main milk drink as it doesn't offer enough in terms of vitamins/minerals/iron?
I don't think it matters to give cows milk in cooking / cereal etc.
Just not advised to give as main milk drink.
I think ...

NorthernLurker Tue 09-Sep-08 19:17:42

I used cows milk in porridge from that sort of age

Overmydeadbody Tue 09-Sep-08 19:18:04

yes fine

Overmydeadbody Tue 09-Sep-08 19:18:35

likessleep is spot on.

sunnytimer Tue 09-Sep-08 19:19:12

Message withdrawn

wilkos Tue 09-Sep-08 19:19:58

yes fine, dd was having cows milk in her porridge from 6 months

squigglywig Tue 09-Sep-08 19:33:26

DD does every morning - she's very nearly 8 months. Likessleep was spot on.

beansprout Tue 09-Sep-08 19:53:08

Ah, thanks everyone. smile

Leeka Thu 11-Sep-08 21:58:13

Excellent, was just about to post asking if I could give my 7-month old ds cheese and butter made from cow's milk, this has answered my question too.

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