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Breakfast for that 15 months old

Hey everyone What are the choices for your kids breakfast? My son is 15 months old and we just started to give him milk in sippy cup. He adapted it well. But he is not finishing it at once. Usually he was able to finish 6-8oz at once in a bottle. Now from a cup he hardly drinks 4oz at a time. Then he doesn't want it anymore. But I feel he is hungry because the same time he asks for some snacks like biscuits or something fruit. And he would it it preety well so I would say he is hungry. He is more into eating things and not into drinking at all. He doesn't like Juices at all. Hardly finishes his milk. Don't understand how should I try to finish him his milk more? Or should I not try? Eating is ok too? Pls share your experiences..

  • PK
    Jan 28

    Look at how much he’s drinking in a whole day. At this point I believe he should be aiming to get 16 oz of dairy a day. So if he’s not getting 16 oz by milk then offer cheese or yogurt. When we switched my son to a sippy cup he didn’t drink as much either. There’s a transition period. Keep offering milk throughout the day and during meals. At 15 months he should be eating 3 meals and 1-2 snacks a day. For breakfast I give him a fruit (he loves bananas, strawberries and oranges in the morning) and toast, French toast or pancakes. I used to offer him eggs but he refuses them now.

  • Laura
    Jan 28

    Our daughter basically stopped drinking milk when we took away the bottle. Doc said it was fine, just offer water and other foods for calcium and vitamin D.

  • Pad
    Jan 28

    Mandarin Oranges, Peaches, Oatmeal, French Toast, Peanut Butter Toast

  • Kieli
    Jan 28

    Oatmeal with milk instead of water, my daughter loves it with strawberries

  • A
    Jan 28

    We usually do eggs and fruit or peanut butter toast

  • Meriksha
    Jan 28

    @PK He doesn't drink much whole day. It's like 10-12 oz hardly. That makes me worried. He doesn't like cheese or yogurt. His doctor said he might need supplements if that goes on for a while. I don't want to go down that route. Not yet. 😔 He likes banana and oranges. Will try that. 👍

  • Meriksha
    Jan 28

    @laura.. Can you tell me which other food options did you utilize for Vit D and calcium??

  • Laura
    Jan 28

    Haven't found vitamin D in foods, but doc said you can give the same drops we used until baby turned 1. Our daughter still gets some milk in oatmeal and chocolate milk, so we haven't actually supplemented with vitamin D yet, but I really should get on that. Some yogurt has vitamin D but none of the yogurts at Trader Joe's where I shop do. Calcium is easier, any dairy will do.

  • Anonymous
    Jan 28

    What about smoothies? You can do milk, Greek yogurt, peanut butter, a little honey or maple syrup or agave nectar, or fruit, and even veggies! Just get it all in there!

  • Pad
    Jan 28

    To make sure our LO gets all the vitamins she needs.. “we have a picky eater” the doctor recommended FlintStone Vitamins. She’s 18month so we cut them in half then crush them into a powder..from there into peanut butter or applesauce. We use the immune booster FlintStone this one doesn’t include IRON which causes her constipation.