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My child refuses to drink milk, is he getting enough calcium?

Is your baby/toddler not a milk lover? Worry about your child not getting enough calcium ?

If your baby has started solid, it is also important to feed them a varied diet including foods rich in calcium.

These are some of the food which are rich in calcium you may include in your child’s diet.

  • yogurt

  • Cheese

  • Cereal

  • Tofu

  • Soy milk

  • Oranges

  • Broccoli

Did you know if your child doesn’t drink milk, there are still plenty of easy and delicious ways to hide calcium-loaded dairy in your child’s meals and snacks.

Some tricks to try:

  • Use milk in place of water when making oatmeal

  • Blend yogurt into fruit smoothies.

  • Serve yogurt as a dip for sliced fruit.

  • Sprinkle shredded cheese onto vegetables, omelettes, or pasta.

By Casa Bambini Early Childcare Centre

Childcare Centre for 2months to 4 years old

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