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How did you switch from a bottle to a cup and which cup?

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sharond101 Tue 05-Mar-13 09:07:15

DS is 9mo. He can hold and drink some water from his tommee tippee sippy cup although much goes on the floor. He takes a bottle from me in the morning, aternoon and at bedtime. How do I move onto giving him milk in a cup and is the tommee tippee one ok? He gets gaviscon in his milk so is this still ok? He is really sleepy at bedtime and I don't see that time working just yet. I am also worried about the mess, it's expressed breastmilk which is terrible for getting off when it spills.

MortifiedAdams Tue 05-Mar-13 09:15:02

Dd is 14mo and is now down to two bottles, one at bedtime and one in the morning. She has water in a cup. She has resisted cups for milk for months but this morning I have stood firm. Before 1yr old, I always felt she needed the milk so gave it in a bottle as I knew it would be drunk.

Now, if she refuses it from the cup, she goes without. I ignored her strop this morning at milk in a cup (TT free flow one), and 20mins later caught her drinkig it.

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