HELP! BF baby wont take a bottle/cup and I need to leave her overnight

Jessica - posted on 06/10/2012 ( 2 moms have responded )

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I have been exclusively BF my daughter for 6 months now, she took a bottle when she was first born but since then has completely refused anything other than my breast. I have never seen this as a problem so never really pushed her, however in just over a week I need to leave her with My mum overnight and am now really panicking that she is not going to feed and will be really hard work for my Mum. I have tried all sorts of nipples and sippy cups and she takes a few sips from a sippy but thats it, I have been giving her a cup several times a day for weeks now and she just doesnt seem to drink from it. She is well on solids and eats fairly well but I am really worried that while im away she wont take any milk?? Any suggestion would be really appreciated!

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Dove has it right on.

My son is the same way about milk. He will take water from a camelbak water bottle and rarely milk. Those water bottles are a bit expensive at $8, but they are easy to clean.

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