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i have twins and i was wondering the best way to wean them off the bottle

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Asked by ktreinhardt at 10:59 PM on Nov. 3, 2013 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • a 1 year old you don't or you offer a cup. A 2 year old should definitely be on a cup and you just lose the bottles. Literally.

    Answer by Dardenella at 11:21 PM on Nov. 3, 2013

  • Have you tried googling the definition of "wean"?

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 1:17 AM on Nov. 4, 2013

  • MAke sure they can handle a sippy cup. Introduce that and let them explore it until they have success using it. It can take a few days. Have it readily available to them. Then drop one bottle feeding a week and give the cup. It takes time. You may want to let them have the last bottle for a long time. The little one I care for still has her afternoon bottle. All others have been dropped. Google weaning too.

    Answer by silverthreads at 7:53 AM on Nov. 4, 2013

  • I found these amazing sippy cups by Aveeno that have a soft spout but look like a traditional sippy. That was the only thing that has helped me get all my kids from bottle to cup. After they started using those cups, we just gradually changed to a sturdier, "regular" cup.

    Answer by WhyPiggy at 2:47 PM on Nov. 4, 2013

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