hi my name is Kalisa>and i am breestfeeding my baby he is 6 and a half months now>and i wanna try put him on bottle not permanently but both!!but when i try he won't drink it juss will chew on tha nipple>
there are some nipples that the baby won't want to drink from, from what i know. those cheaper ones you know. if they don start young, they won't want to drink from them, i heard that avent nipples are like mother's so y don't you buy those bottles and try. it will take some time for them. it could also be the hold in the teats are small and milk is not comin fast enough to satisfy your baby. and sometimes you gotta be patient cos the baby might jus be playin with the teats. so you might need to shake the bottle at times to get the baby to drink or use your finger under the baby's chin to prompt him/her to drink. for me, i started immediately after he was born, so i didn't have trouble. and i bought the cheap bottles so didn't have to buy the avent bottles. even now, he's drinkin from the bottle and he's already 4 now. hehe he's quit drinkin mine a few months back. hope this helps.
Lela has written a great hub on this topic:
http://hubpages.com/hub/How_to_Start_Bo … _Your_Baby
One of my babies would not take a bottle either. I was really worried that if I became ill and couldn't feed her, she would starve! I tried using a trainer cup (with a lid and spout) from about 6 months. She didn't take much milk, but at least she would take a little, whereas she wouldn't suck a bottle teat at all.
lol i have a friend who's experiencing similar problems to you caspar. thing is her daughter's already one and she doesn't want the bottle. so what the mother has done is to spoon feed her basically. make the milk, put it in the spoon n feed. the daughter finishes that way. hehe it's tough though
by Brian6 years ago
Is it just me or are there way too many brands of bottled water sitting on store shelves these days. I mean you walk into these supermarkets, and there are stacks and stacks of those packs of bottled water piled to the...
by kirstenblog4 years ago
Hi guys, my little boy has finally arrived, born 4:40 am sept 11th. They discharged us from hospital yesterday. We did have some troubles with feeding at first, poor little guy found it hard to latch on and we only had...
by BLACKANDGOLDJACK5 years ago
What should you do?Just found them this morning after she left for school.Let's see. We have Jack Daniel's. Crown Royal. Dewar's White Label. And Tangueray London Dry Gin.She won't be home from school, so I have about 8...
by Lupozee6 years ago
My son is 7 months old and is on solids and on bottle milk but still wakes up every 2 hours sometimes just for a cuddle or maybe because he can't get back to sleep.What techniques did you use??
by girly_girl096 years ago
I just found a bottle of it in the back of my freezer and it must be at least 3 years old. It smells normal and a taste on my finger tasted normal. It does have ice built up within the bottle...perhaps the water...
by jasmine bernal7 years ago
i have a two month old son and he only likes to sleep as long as he is in mine or my husbands arms? we have tried all we canthink of . so wat do we do now
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.