how do u get ur kid off their bottle???

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Tracey - posted on 09/25/2010

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persevere with the cup and get rid of the bottle completely as it will confuse your child

Jessica - posted on 09/24/2010

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I am in the process of getting my son of his bottle. I introduced the sippy cup early, he played with it more until he figured out how to drink out of it. He likes them now. I have been only giving him 2 bottles a day now, nap time and bed time. Just stick to it, once you decide on a plan. And be patient. Good luck.

Ashley - posted on 09/24/2010

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My daughter easily stopped using her bottle because I let her pick out her own sippy cups at the store and she loved to use them after that, knowing she made the decision. I was very surprised at how easy it was because she was very dependent on her bottle and her binky. The binky was harder! But If you haven't already. try letting him pick out some big boy cups and let him test them out!

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my daughter was drinking 5 bottles per day, and when i started to wean her, i started by only giving her 3 bottles per day (1 morning, 1 afternoon, 1 before bed) and i gave her 1 sippy cup. after about a week, i took the afternoon bottle away so she was having 2 bottles and 1 cup of milk per day. then i took her nighttime one away. i tried to take her morning one away first, but she threw a fit and screamed for an hour, so i decided to replace the night one instead. the morning one was the hardest, but she got used to it. now she has 3 cups of milk per day out of her cups and hasnt had a bottle in months. i also only put cows milk in her cups and formula in her bottles so when she was out of formula that was when she quit the bottles, i packed them up and shes been really great with her cups. good luck :)

Dora - posted on 09/22/2010

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Take it slowly. Get some sippy kinds. Maybe go with ones that are a certain color that your child really likes. Then introduce the sippy cup during the day through out the day. After they get used to that then introduce the sippy cup at night if your child takes a bottle at night. We took it slow with our little guy. We started when he was 8 months old and when he became 13 months old he was completely bottle free.

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I bought sippy cups that had soft silicone spouts and that helped my son transition. He helped me pack his bottles up and we gave them to a little baby that needed them. I told him that he was a big boy and didn't need them anymore. He also liked drinking from my cups with straws.

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