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stellamom wrote:My daughter turns 1 May 23rd. I have been breastfeeding her and sending bottles of my expressed milk to daycare since she was born. We have also been trying various solids although has only shown minimal interest.
Now that she is turning 1, she will start to eat off of the menu the daycare provides. I have instructed them to not give her any meat so I will need to provide lunch alternatives as she starts to eat more solids.
They also offer milk and I have asked them to hold off on milk. I have a feeling the pediatrician is not going to like this. She is already low on the growth charts. I want to do what is best for her and get the best sources of protein and fats in to her. Please offer your thoughts on alternatives to milk. Coconut milk? Rice Milk? I drink soy milk but have heard a lot of hype that this is bad for kids. Please help.
stellamom wrote:Thanks for checking on us Lisa. I opted to go with hemp milk. It seems to have the best mix of fat (she needs to gain some weight according to the growth charts) calcium and other nutrients. My milk supply is starting to diminish but I am still pumping and supplying her 2 bottles a day and I might need to supplement a bit with the hemp milk and I supply the daycare with her hemp milk and they give her a sippy cup of that when the other kids get cow's milk. She is really picky but thankfully really liked the hemp milk. So far do good.
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