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#1 of 4 Old 02-21-2013, 10:56 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I breast fed for 6 months and unfortunately my breasts dried out. I switched to organic formula. I have read many different ideas on when to start. I feed Elle no grains, only meat, cultured veggies, stews, fruit and veggie blends, and high fat like butter, coconut oil, bone broths... I am leaning towards raw cows milk, but not sure when to start. Thoughts? Thank you.
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Really, if they aren't having breastmilk, they need a breastmilk substitute until 12 months. So formula of some sort. Anything else won't meet all their needs.

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I think it is fine to give sips of milk now, but not as a formula replacement until at least a year.


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Its ok to give any baby older than 6 months milk. I love that you will be using raw whole milk. It will be a super food for your baby!
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