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My DS just turned one today but I was wondering when you switched from formula over to milk? My LO is lactose intolerant so I am also wondering if you have the same if you switched to Lactose free milk or Soy?
We have slowly introduced whole milk over the last couple weeks. I have frozen breast milk still so I mix the two. I'm not sure if you can do that with formula, though. Harris will "taste" or drink just about anything we give him, so I wasn't surprised when he drank the whole milk by itself without mixing it once. We still mix it and will continue to do so as long as I have breastmilk in the freezer. He also will get a sippy of breastmilk only from time to time.
He isn't lactose intolerant, but I am and use lactose-free milk. If he were lactose intolerant (or becomes so) I will probably just offer the lactose-free milk. I don't know when you can switch off whole milk, but I've always had skim, so eventually he will get skim milk.
DS #1 and DD were both drinking formula when they turned 1. I just made the switch cold turkey to whole milk sometime between 11 and 13 months with them (whenever we ran out of the last can of formula). I'm lactose intolerant, so I was worried about them, but they did fine. They're also not picky and eat/drink whatever you put in front of them. Toddlers need whole milk up to age 1 (you can go up to age 2 unless there's a family history of obesity). I'm not sure if you can find a full-fat soy/lacose-free milk, but you could try regular milk in small amounts and see how LO does.