what sippy cup do you use for milk?

Jessica - posted on 05/28/2009 ( 11 moms have responded )




what sippy cup does your baby/toddler drink their milk from if they are no longer on a bottle????

just looking into my options at the moment.

my daughter still has 3 bottles of milk a day. 1 before each sleep, but i hear people talking about hteir children drinking it from a sippy cup, so what one do you use?


Sybil - posted on 05/28/2009




My son is 8 months but i let him use a sippy just for practice...i use a Playtex brand..i tried the Nuby but he couldn't get anything out of it due to the openings sticking and i tried a straw oone and he just chewed on it but the playtex spout is soft but the opening doesn't stick bc it stilll has a hard surface to it..if that makes any sense

Kelly - posted on 05/28/2009




We have used Platex sippy cups. I have found that they leak the least and are the cheapest. Sippy cups can be expensive, but these come in packs of two for about 6 bucks at target. My daughter was excited to be a big girl and get rid of the bottle. Just a note, these particular sippys have a plug in the top. If you have a dish washer, make sure you get the basket for the top rack. It makes life and the life of the sippy a lot longer and easier.


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Amanda - posted on 07/04/2011




my daughter is 13 months old and was the same with the bottles and we just weaned her off this weekend. shes particular about her cups and will only take her milk out of a straw sippie. i like the playtex ones because they are insulated and keep the milk fresh for longer. she doesnt drink it in bed she drinks it before naptime and has a little snack with it. hope this helps. :)

Sabrina - posted on 05/28/2009




Mine is not using sippy cups yet, but I heard that starting with one that has a soft top
on it helps, it has a similar feel as a nipple, so they transition better. I am a big user of the Avent bottles, so I am going to try the Avent sippy cups, who knows..... I am sure it all depends on your little one.

Amber - posted on 05/28/2009




I switched mine to a sippy at about 10 months. We tried two different things. He was already using a sippy with handles and a straw (the one that goes all the way to the bottom of the cup so that he didn't have to lift it up) for juice. We grabbed a sippy from the store that had handles but it only held 4 ounces and he was drinking 8 per sitting! Filling in between didn't work of course.

So we got a different one (just a cheap one that didn't have any inserts or anything) that actually holds 10 oz.

Just like in everything... every kid is different.

Good luck!

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I like the GERBER® GRADUATES® FUN GRIPS® Spill-Proof Cups. They hold more liquid and I've never had an issue with them leaking.

Veronica - posted on 05/28/2009




Again im not an expert, but i say to skip the sippy all together, or at least just use on in the car. I liked the NUBY personally --- your best bet is to work on a regular cup (get kid size ones) It really doesnt pay to let your child run around with it all day, you need to continuosly dump it/clean it because the juice or milk sour (unless you just put water) -- i started sippys with my two oldest, and learned that getting them on a reguular cup right away is the best policy -- when they are thirsty they ask me for a drink, we all go in the kitchen everyone gets a drink, and then they are off til later. Otherwise, i like the NUBY -- try avoiding ones that look like a nipple. (Oh straws are great too)

Renee - posted on 05/28/2009




I use Advent with my son. It has the bottle feel so it is an easier transiton for the kids.

Trina - posted on 05/28/2009




I started by using the Nuby sippy cups at first because the nipple is similar to the bottle nipples, after a while my son would leave them on the carpet and they leaked. Then I switched to Gerber sippy cups. I like them best. Good luck finding ones you like. I found it is a trial and error situation.

Jessica - posted on 05/28/2009




I used a sippy cup with a soft rubber thing that was made of silicone to start off with til he figured out how to get it off the cup and spilled it then I went to a hard sippy cup lid and it was a piece of cake from there

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