Similar Questions with Answers
Question: Cow milk can be given to 7.5months old baby?
Answer: Hello! Babies can't digest cow's milk as completely or easily as breast milk or formula. Cow's milk contains high concentrations of protein and minerals, which can tax your baby's immature kidneys.Babies should receive breastmilk and/or formula as their main source of “drink” until they are 12 months of age.
Question: Can cow milk be given to 2 month old baby
Answer: No dear
Cows milk is best to be given to the baby only after one year as the baby cannot digest the complex proteins and minerals in the cows milk. This can lead to loose motions or indigestion. Some times babies also get allergic to cow s milk. So please use cows milk or dairy products after the baby s one year old. The baby can suffer from low hemoglobin as the cows milk contains very less iron.
Till then u can give formula milk as well as breastfeed ur baby.
Question: From which month cow milk can be given to baby
Answer: Hello dear, if your baby is breastfeeding then you can start giving cow milk after six months. But if you are giving exclusively formula feed then you can start gradually after 3 months. But before starting you should ask your padeatric to the proportion of cow milk & amount too. Remember one thing cow milk is thicker than mother's milk and it can cause gas, acidity and stomach upset in your baby.