Q:

Hello mommies is it okay to give cow milk to a 7 month old baby. Asking of behalf of my sister. She is not able to breastfeed her daughter and elders in the family have advised to give cow's milk..



Doctor advised not to give until 1 year age. But you can cook foods with animal milk & start offering after 9 months. For now, please consult pediatrician for formula (probably stage 2 formula), or consult lactation specialist to take lactare capsules, powder, shatavari etc. If someone in the family is lactating & is producing plenty, they can pump some extra milk for your sister's baby, if willing.

Not until 1 year.
If baby is 7 months better to start on solids and try formula feed.
You can contact your pediatrician too


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