My son just turned 1 year old a few days ago and I am planning to start introducing him to cup milk feeding instead of bottle feeding. Is it too early or is there any tips to help this transition of bottles to cup? Thank you.

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Yes you may, it might even be easier. I'm struggling to get my son off the bottle and pacifier. He'll be two this month

Super Mum

You may try. But I still think bottle is better

Think it is worth a try. You can also consider trying to let your child learn to drink from a cup with the help of a straw. Some of my friends did that and had great success. Their children catch on quickly. You can consider that too! :)

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It's never too early for anything if your LO is ready. The best way to find out is to try and see it for yourself. If he's not ready, you can push back few days later and try again.

When I gave birth, bottles aren't really allowed so the babies are either fed through cup or direct latching. Newborns know how to cupfeed so don't worry. They're actually cute in feeding through cup!

I think you can already do the transition. Even newborns are being fed in a cup. Just make sure to assist him and probably use a small glass first.

tt

It's not too early

As a working mom, i was advice to give bottle feed (breastmilk that i pumped) to my daugther already (she is currently less than a month old)

Yes he can already cup feed. Cup feeding is recommended even in premie babies in NICU and newborns. You can try small amounts first or in a small cup like a medicine glass or shot glass then eventually move to a bigger glass/cup

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4y ago

Thanks Tracy! :-)