Is it OK to use goat’s milk?
There are major risks to giving goat’s milk to babies. It is not a replacement for breast milk or infant formula and should not be given to children under one year of age. Goat’s milk does not have enough of certain ingredients that babies need, such as iron, folic acid, and vitamin D. It is also too concentrated for a baby’s kidneys and may cause serious health problems. It should not be given to those who are allergic to cow's milk protein as such babies are also likely allergic to goat's milk. Goat's milk may be given occasionally to a child older than one year if it is fortified and pasteurized. Infant formula that is based on goat’s milk and modified to meet infant formula standards can be used for babies.