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A 30-year-old female asked about a female:

I gave my 7mnth daughter yogurt,but some ppl told me it's harmful for babies less than 1 year. is it true? can i give her yogurt-fruit puree?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Not harmful: They may have misunderstood the pediatricians recommendation to feed babies either breastmilk or formula for at least a year, and not start whole milk until after a year. An occasional yogurt does not hurt, just don't count on it as a main source of milk protein. Check these articles out:http://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/baby/feeding-nutrition/Pages/default.aspx
Dr. Louis Cooper
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Avoid the fruit puree at this early age--products like yo-baby may be fine in occasional usage.
Nov 16, 2014

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