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Does anyone else have trouble with this?

My son won't take any other nipple but the ones we got from the hospital.. He will put his mouth on the others then quickly turn his head or scream and cry. I can't figure out how to get him to take others, any suggestions?

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Asked by mrs.bug at 3:06 PM on Apr. 14, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Keep trying. Persistence, Patients and Consistency. We had regular nipples on our daughters bottle at the hospital. He will take it when he is hungry enough. We switched our daughter when she came home at 2 days to the nipples we bought. How old is your son? he will take it if he has no other choice. Is it a nursing nipple or a regular round one?

    Answer by brailynsmama08 at 3:08 PM on Apr. 14, 2009

  • The only way to get him to take others is to stop giving in and giving the one he wants.

    Answer by CarolynBarnett at 3:09 PM on Apr. 14, 2009

  • took ours a while. he didn't change for like a month
    but he did eventually. good luck

    Answer by Adeline1210 at 3:11 PM on Apr. 14, 2009

  • Find out what brand the nipples are and go buy some.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:13 PM on Apr. 14, 2009

  • mine refused those, he choked. We even tried palytex he couldn't even latch. I had to go find some with bigger bottoms, like advent. Then he was fine with it.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 3:15 PM on Apr. 14, 2009

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