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8 months old, on Lactodex from birth. Changed to Lactogen, not drinking milk. Alternate nutrition ?

Hi sir,my son is 8 months old.Starting from bith we r using formula milk Lactodex later with docter s advice we changed to Lactogen.For the first moths he was OK.But now he is not drinking milk as such.pls advice me best ntrition food for my baby boy.I am very concerned.I am also giving Cerelac with milk(Docter s advice).
Asked On : Thu, 27 Sep 2012
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Dear Lakshmi,

Hi. I am Dr. Taher and would like to help you and your son.

First of all, I would like to know why you are not breastfeeding or using any homemade foods. I think that even now, if you try concertedly, you should be able to initiate breastfeeding. Secondly, do try homemade cereals like rice, dal, and other carbohydrate rich items for weaning such as bananas, boiled potatoes, etc. Lactogen 2 is fine, actually, and perhaps he needs more time to learn to like it. Else, you can switch over to Lactodex 2 or any other milk for 6-12 months olds.
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