taking away sippy cup at night?

Krystin - posted on 01/12/2011 ( 5 moms have responded )




My daughter is 14 months old and will not go to bed without her sippy cup of milk. she wakes up once a night for more milk. anyone have any ideas of how to cut her down or take the cup away..


Kristy - posted on 01/29/2011




Water the milk down, slowly until it is just water and no milk. I did this in my daughters bottles and it worked really well. Good luck.

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Carly - posted on 01/29/2011




hi there! Don't stress to much about it my nearly 3yo has only just got out of having a drink before bed it was conforting for him.... i would try telling her that after dinnner usualy no later than 6 that that is her last drink of the night before bed (otherwise she'll be wetting the bed) ...and make it water not milk ... as she groes older she will grow out of wanitng that though my son was just a bit older lol.. if she really does wanta drink in the night make that water to not milkl Good luck! i

Chelsea - posted on 01/13/2011




I am taking my daughters away and we have water in it at night right now, but i fond it easier to start taking it from her nap and once that is done taking it at night. I guess it only works if they have a cup at map to

Melissa - posted on 01/12/2011




Maybe try giving her the milk before she goes to bed rather then let her take it to bed and if she wakes at night try feeding her water rather then milk. My suggestion would be not to give it to her in bed, bring her out to the lounge and then take her back to bed when she's done. You might have a few sleepless nights and a bit of protest screaming from your daughter but after a while she will get the idea. Good luck with it :)

Adrienne - posted on 01/12/2011




We just said that if they wanted to have something to drink at night while going to bed it's water. We started this a week a go my 3.5 year will refuse it so he now goes to bed without a sippy cup. He rather have milk then water but our 2.5 year old will drink the water. Good luck!

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