Bottle Feeding 101: Everything You Need to Know
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Pediatricians also recommend transitioning formula-fed babies from formula to cow's milk at age 1. Because formula is more calorie-rich than cow's milk, making the switch at this time may help prevent childhood obesity down the road. If your baby is 1 year to 18 months old and still drinking formula and/or drinking from a bottle, talk with your pediatrician about tips for transitioning to a cup and to cow's milk.
Babies can continue to have breast milk beyond age 1 (for as long as the mother and baby both like), but should learn to drink from a sippy cup. Cow's milk and solid foods should still become a part your breast milk–fed baby's diet. Watch this quick video with tips on starting your fussy baby on solid foods.