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A 31-year-old female asked:

can i continue to give my one year old son formula for year one to two years.

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Pediatrics 36 years experience
One year : It's a usual and customary thing to stop formula at one year unless there are allergic reasons or special nutritional needs to consider to continue, but if you want to go on its a good supplement, just be careful of obesity
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes but ......: The nutritional additives in formula are designed to be a complete source of nutrition when a kid has not broadened their diet to other sources. It becomes little more than an expensive fluid source after a kid has accepted a balanced diet. It is also at least 1/3 more calories/ounce than most foods and a lot more than water/juice.

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A 31-year-old male asked:

My son is one year old, should I stop using formula all to gather and start on fresh milk? Fresh milk vs long live milk, is there a different?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
1 YEAR OLD: When you give your son whole milk instead of formula, you are giving him the chance to eat table foods, veggies, fruits and meat products. Formula is the complete food when they are younger.

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