Tips & aDVICE
Babies cant digest cow’s milk as completely or easily as they digest breast milk or formula.
Cow’s milk contains high concentrations of protein and minerals, which can stress a baby’s immature kidneys and cause severe illness.
Cow’s milk lacks the proper amounts of iron, vitamin C, and other nutrients that infants need.
Cow’s milk may cause iron-deficiency anemia in some babies, because cow’s milk protein can irritate the lining of the stomach and intestine, leading to loss of blood into the stools.
Cow’s milk also does not contain the healthiest types of fat for growing babies.