+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 18
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    4,103
    Thanks
    3,366
    Thanked
    1,967
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Awards:
    200 Posts in a weekBusiest Member of the Week100 Posts in a week

    Default Weaning from formula to cows milk

    DS is 13 months and I've been trying to get him to accept cows milk but he's not having a bar of it. I've tried cold, room temp and warm but no go. How did you do it and how long was the process?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Posts
    790
    Thanks
    669
    Thanked
    367
    Reviews
    11
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I changed by bub over a couple of months ago when he was about 15 months old. At first I mixed the cows milk with formula, for example about 1/4 cows milk in the formula. I then just reduced the formula and upped cows milk over next few days and about a week later he was on cows milk completely. I thought it would be harder as he's very fussy with food but he seemed to take to the cows milk very well.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Adelaide
    Posts
    2,539
    Thanks
    368
    Thanked
    347
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    With my son I did it straight away and he was fine, with my daughter I'll be doing the same and hopefully she accepts it easy.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Mackay
    Posts
    1,346
    Thanks
    620
    Thanked
    455
    Reviews
    5
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I started doing 3/4 formula - 1/4 cows milk for a week or two then down to 50/50 etc etc until it was cows milk only.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    4,103
    Thanks
    3,366
    Thanked
    1,967
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Awards:
    200 Posts in a weekBusiest Member of the Week100 Posts in a week
    Quote Originally Posted by Nafsika View Post
    With my son I did it straight away and he was fine, with my daughter I'll be doing the same and hopefully she accepts it easy.
    But how did you do it?

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    4,103
    Thanks
    3,366
    Thanked
    1,967
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Awards:
    200 Posts in a weekBusiest Member of the Week100 Posts in a week
    So basically you all started with it in their bottle. Maybe I'm going wrong with using a cup.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    3,777
    Thanks
    140
    Thanked
    1,692
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Bennos Mummy View Post
    I started doing 3/4 formula - 1/4 cows milk for a week or two then down to 50/50 etc etc until it was cows milk only.
    This is what I did and how my GS 11 months had his done.

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Posts
    790
    Thanks
    669
    Thanked
    367
    Reviews
    11
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Yes we still give it in a bottle. I know I should move onto a cup but it's only twice daily so I've just carried on for the sake of keeping routine and for comfort.

  9. The Following User Says Thank You to nh2489 For This Useful Post:

    HeavenBlue  (19-05-2015)

  10. #9
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    4,103
    Thanks
    3,366
    Thanked
    1,967
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Awards:
    200 Posts in a weekBusiest Member of the Week100 Posts in a week
    Think I'm going to have to cave and try it in a bottle.

  11. #10
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Posts
    3,224
    Thanks
    214
    Thanked
    1,077
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Bennos Mummy View Post
    I started doing 3/4 formula - 1/4 cows milk for a week or two then down to 50/50 etc etc until it was cows milk only.
    We did this too - in a bottle. Once he's got used to cows milk I then swapped from bottle to sippy cups, he was reluctant to try the sippy cups at first but after a few attempts he took it and from that moment bottles were gone for good. The whole process only took 2-3 weeks.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Formula to Cows Milk
    By MyBubbaJack in forum Weaning & Starting solids
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 09-02-2015, 16:37
  2. Take formula or just buy cows milk?
    By maternidade in forum Weaning & Starting solids
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 14-07-2014, 21:44
  3. Coming off Formula and Going to Cows Milk
    By aleck in forum Weaning & Starting solids
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 11-07-2014, 21:41

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Hire For Baby Perth
New RETAIL store - Perth Hire For Baby Perth
Here at Hire for Baby, we offer a wide range of products from Child Restraints to Strollers, Stroller Accessories and Oricom Baby Monitors. Wholesale prices - till the stock ends. Buy from us and get the installation for FREE.
Like us on Facebook and get $10 OFF
featured supporter
Maternity Clothes
Looking to buy maternity clothes? :: Check the bubhub directory of local & online maternity clothes shops :: Find preloved maternity wear
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!