If you are not ready to take the Milk Quiz, learn more about milk first by reading some of the articles about milk, calcium, and child nutrition below:
Whether it is an infant who is drinking breast milk or an iron fortified baby formula that is based on cow's milk or soy milk, a preschooler drinking chocolate milk, or a teenager drinking low fat milk, milk is an important part of child nutrition. After all, milk even has its own food group. Review some of the benefits of drinking milk, which is a good source of calcium and vitamin D.
Calcium Rich Foods
Understanding which foods are high in calcium can help you make sure that you are encouraging your kids to get enough calcium in their diet by choosing calcium rich foods, such as milk, cheese, and yogurt.
Low Fat vs Whole Milk
Review the issue of whether you should give your kids whole milk, low fat milk, or skim milk.
Question: Toddler Milk and Calcium Requirements
My 14 month old has a milk intolerance. He has been on a soy formula, because he has diarrhea every time that we tried to give him a cow's milk based formula. He also had diarrhea when we recently tried to introduce regular cow's milk. Does he really need to drink milk?
A discussion of a baby who may be allergic to milk because of a diaper rash and several instances of vomiting after drinking a cow's milk based formula.
Switching to Whole Milk
Learn about how to change your child from an infant formula to whole cow's milk so that she continues to get enough calcium in her diet.
Milk, Dairy and Calcium
Milk and dairy products contain lots of calcium. Experts suggest consuming two or three servings each day. Don't like dairy? Don't worry -- there are other ways to get your calcium, too.
Outgrowing Milk Allergy
Does your child have an allergy to milk? Ever wonder if, and when, your child will outgrow this food allergy? Find out about the latest research about predictors for outgrowing milk allergy.