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Baby won't drink milk from breast or bottle. refuses milk and will only take solids. she is now 19 weeks old. was advised to start solids at 16 weeks.

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Dr. Maiysha Clairborne
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Milk still important: It's still important that your baby get in some sort of milk or formula to continue his/her development. you might try a different formulation, and mixing a little cereal in for thickness. If your baby is still not taking any milk, you may need to consult the pediatrician for further instruction.

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