30/10/2014 at 10:11
Am I right in assuming it is best to do the transition a bit at a time? Maybe one bottle for a week or 2 and then another?
30/10/2014 at 10:19
I started as soon as my last tub of formula was down to about half, so a lot more quickly than you suggest, but obviously it's completely up to you. I kept on formula in the day because she was at nursery and it was easier to send it in. I then did gradually increasing amounts of cows milk mixed in with formula for her night time bottle over about a week. Once the formula ran out, nursery were happy to give her cows milk (she was about a week off being 1) for her mid morning drink and she went straight to a whole bottle of cows milk at night. We transitioned to a beaker in the evening at pretty much the same time.
30/10/2014 at 10:26
I just switched when formula ran out (think he was about a week away from 1)- he already had cows milk on cereal/ when I needed milk to cook so it wasn't totally new to him. We had no issues
30/10/2014 at 10:54
Thanks very much. Good to read some real experience. She already has plenty of cow's milk in food (cereal, mash potatoes etc) and no issues at all. Got a new tub yesterday so I think I will start this week. She is one on the 14th so 2 weeks away.
30/10/2014 at 11:09
I just switched when the box ran out neae his birthday. Didn't do it gradually or anything
30/10/2014 at 11:40
We just swappd right over, no transition. She didnt seem bothered. We did microwave (slaps wrist) for a bit to take the fridge coldness off!
30/10/2014 at 12:55
We swapped straight over with both my girls too when we'd run out, they were both fine with it,
31/10/2014 at 14:25
31/10/2014 at 20:52
W out right refused to take formula or cows milk from about 11 months. Was a nightmare! Every meal was milk heavy for a few months after to try and compensate. Even now he still won't take milk, but with him being a bit older now it's easier to give him things like 'milkshakes' which is a yoghurt mixed with blue top milk, which he seems to enjoy!
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