I have a 6 month old who is a sudden bottle refuser because she is a nightmare teether. I have tried changing the teat but to no avail. She has very good hand eye coordination and has taken to blw a charm so have thought about trying to get her to use a beaker but she still loves to toss things into her lap in the high chair so I'm not sure.
In your experiences, what is better: the free flowing sippy cup or beaker type cups and are there any that you'd recommend?
Dc wouldn't use a beaker for ages so was drinking out of my glass for months. He refused all beakers that we tried.
Eventually he started getting dehydrated because he was getting cross when I offered him a drink, so nursery helped us with encouraging him to use any cup at all. We have the cheap tommee tippee ones which are they only ones he will drink from, but now he drinks like a fish!
Argh! Bloody Munchkin cup! He liked it for about 20 minutes and has refused to drink from it ever again unless it's someone else's (and almost everyone seems to use it as you say). Point blank refuses to let it get anywhere near his mouth if it's offered to him by me.
He does like his doidy cup but he's only having closed beakers at the moment due to a love of showering himself with it (currently 19 months). We will try again in a few months with an open cup.