Is your little one starting lots of new foods, and you are now wondering when they can have yogurt?
Yogurt is safe to start introducing around 6 months. When in doubt, check with your pediatrician first.
What is the best yogurt for babies?
The best option is to find an unsweetened plain yogurt to start with. Greek or regular are both good options.
Then, mix in different pureed fruits to give it some flavor.
Is yogurt healthy?
Absolutely! According to Harvard Medical, it has lots of protein, calcium, magnesium, vitamin B12, as well as probiotics. All great things for baby!
Why can babies have yogurt but not milk?
The question you might be wondering...why yogurt and not milk at 6 months old? Yogurt is easier to digest than cow milk.
Once your pediatrician has given you the all clear and baby is 1 year old, you can start to transition from breastmilk/formula to cow milk. You can read a guide on how to introduce cow milk here.