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Q:

my one month old baby doesn't not breast feed so  I m giving him cow milk  is cow milk is safe to feed him or formula milk is better?



Sheeba Vijesh

hi, you should go for formula... cow's milk is not suitable for young babies...

Kavya Garimella

hello..you should start giving cow's milk after 6 months.. go for formula now

Nazeema Shaheen

cow's milk is not advisable for the baby until they reach 1 year.if u want to give him formula milk ,can try nan .best is to breast feed ,proper latching of the baby is necessary to successfully breast feed

Dr.kinjal kapadiya

dear try ur best ..he will take breast milk... breast milk is best, other than only formula u can give... avoid com milk.. baby is so small,he can't digest

Shyama Santhosh

cow milk is not advisable as digestion is difficult so go for formula milk

Kanupriya Jain

best for baby Is breast milk. if u are facing latching issues I suggest u see a lactation consultant asap. there could be  a Tongue or lip tie issue too, therefore it's always better to get checked.
also u can express and feed is latching issues still persists.
however for any reason if u are unable to breast feed, formula would be your next option. reason being all baby milk powders are fortified formula which contains required amount of iron, nutrients and micro nutrients specially doctored to the needs of babies in specific age group.
some kids however are allergic to formula milk. in that case u will have to do an indepth discussion with your pead about which formula to use or not to use. but let's hope it doesn't come to that.
cow milk should ideally be started after 1 year and quantity should not exceed 400-500 ml a day. else it hampers iron absorbtion in the body

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