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The perfect cup - help me find it!!

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makedoandmend Sat 11-Jul-09 18:30:04

DD is bf and needs a cup to take to nursery next month to drink formula milk out of on the couple of days she's there each week. Tried the Tommee Tippee first cup but I find it impossible to clean (worry that milk will just sit in the plastic sippy bit) and it showers me every time I try to prise the lid off.

She drinks water from a Doidy cup but is still not very good at it (blowing raspberries rather than proper drinking) so I'm not sure she'll take enough milk from it.

So I need a cup that is easy to clean - has a sippy bit and doesn't cover me with liquid every time I open it. Does it exist? And if not will I have to sterilise the cup if I use it for milk?

amidaiwish Sat 11-Jul-09 18:31:49

something like this sippy cup might be better?

amidaiwish Sat 11-Jul-09 18:32:33

or have you tried the Avent Magic Cup?

makedoandmend Sat 11-Jul-09 18:57:11

Thanks amidaiwish - will have a look at both of them.

Does anyone sterilise cups for +6mo? (My dd is 7m)

amidaiwish Sat 11-Jul-09 19:10:32

no, stopped sterilising when they started crawling... just top rack dishwasher and boiling water from kettle rinse before use.

OmicronPersei8 Sat 11-Jul-09 20:27:01

I meant to post this earlier but RL intervened - my DS likes the nuby cup. It has a soft spout (silicone like a bottle teat) and is a bit more baby-friendly than the harder spouts on some cups.

I just bought a new one today in a big Sainsburys - the spouts can become a little chewed over time. It also doesn't have a separate valve so isn't too hard to clean (or suck on). I also use doidy cups but sometimes you need something with a lid! I like it because he gets to feed from the cup (a little like from a bottle - he's always refused bottles) which is helping us to gradually cut out his bedtime bf (he is 15 months old).It is supposed to be non-spill but isn't 100%, but IMO that's a good thing as the ones where they have to suck hard aren't too good for their teeth, or so I seem to remember. HTH

kitkatqueen Sat 11-Jul-09 20:44:41

Hi i've got 2 magic cups for my ds and they leak like mad. Was going to post a thread about it on the line of what am I doing wrong?

IwishIwasmoreorganised Sat 11-Jul-09 20:49:57

Both of my ds's have got along brilliantly with these

I have sterilised for both until they were 1 - they only had the odd bottle so it wasn't a big deal.

makedoandmend Sun 12-Jul-09 13:18:46

Thanks everyone - I've just bought a nuby cup and am going to experiment with that (at least I can get the lid off!)

If that doesn't work I'll work my way through the list...

Thanks everyone for all your help grin

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