My girl is 21 months now. Am thinking of transitioning her to drink fresh milk by the time she hits 2 years old. Do I still give her the same amount as I do for fm? She takes 200-230ml per milk feed, 3 times a day now. On a separate note, when can I start dropping feeds?

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at 2 years old she should be eating pretty well already, milk will be a supplementary diet, and you can offer during breakfast and before bedtime. my kid drinks a small pack of UHT or a cup of fresh milk from 18 months old in the morning, and eats throughout the day.

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Yes, you can just offer her the same amount of fresh milk as formula :) After 1 year old, their main source of nutrients should be coming from food - milk is just a supplement and should not be where most nutrients come from anymore. I'd say to let your daughter drink for as long as she wants, drop when she starts rejecting milk :)

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I normally take the cue from my kid. I don't offer the milk at home only when she (21 months too) ask for it. In school, they are offered the milk before nap and at tea break, normally I will inform the teacher it is fine if she wants to skip the milk should she is taking the solid food well. After one year old, milk is only a supplement to her diet as mentioned by Agnes. If she is eating well and having a well balanced and nutritious diet, can get all the nutrition that she needs from the food too.

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I feel as long as your child ask for milk you can just offer her the same amount as she request. Milk is a supplement to your child's diet to enhanced her daily intake of nutrition as she is 21 month now so ensure she is having a well balanced & nutrition diet.

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