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    Default Skim milk?

    My bub is 13 weeks. He still on bf milk when im home. I work 4 days week. I have started to introduce him to cows milk. However as we mainly take skim milk, that's what i give him. Is this wrong. Should he be on full cream milk only? What are the pros and cons?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dreamscapezd View Post
    My bub is 13 weeks. He still on bf milk when im home. I work 4 days week. I have started to introduce him to cows milk. However as we mainly take skim milk, that's what i give him. Is this wrong. Should he be on full cream milk only? What are the pros and cons?

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    Do you mean 13 months?
    Under 2 babies need full fat dairy for brain development BUT ds never ate or drank dairy til recently

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    If bub only 13 weeks it's better to give formula than cows milk.

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    Lol yep I mean months

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    Full cream until 2 yo

    Pro's: baby will grow well
    Con's: gotta buy two types of milk or start drinking full cream yourself

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    how much milk is he taking when you are at work? how much does he eat?

    we have the Paul's 2% fat milk and my toddler drinks that. i don't think i would give the really low fat milk, but dd doesn't drink that much for me to buy full cream milk.

    my dd didn't have bottled milk when i went to work, she would drink water and eat food, and make up breastfeeds when i got home.

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    Skim milk has sucrose (table sugar) added to it to give it more flavour....Full fat dairy is best for kids as low fat dairy pretty much always has a lot of sugar and additives to give it flavour.

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    I personally wouldn't give skim milk to a child (or anyone for that matter!)

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    Children under two need to have full fat dairy for optimal brain development and for absorption on fat soluble vitamins

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    children don't actually need any dairy

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