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When did your son/daughter start using sippy cups?

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Asked by shessohippie at 11:28 PM on May. 5, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • My son started playing with one when he was around six months old and now at eight months old he can drink from it!

    Answer by MamaRoberts at 11:41 PM on May. 5, 2009

  • I started giving it to him around 6 months but he didnt use it regularly until 11 months.

    Answer by Chandra034 at 12:07 AM on May. 6, 2009

  • From 6 months on I kept a fresh sippy cup out all day to give him the opinion and ab ouut 7 months he finally picked it up and started drinking and is not almost 9 months and is drinking everything out of them

    Answer by TristansMommy16 at 12:08 AM on May. 6, 2009

  • i have heard that u can give a baby a sippy cup when they start drinking juice which is usually around 6 months. but u should give him one with just water in it before that so he can get used to it. my baby can hold his suppy cup (hes 4 months) but he doesnt know how to suck on it yet, just plays. its really for practice. but giving a baby a cup early can help make weaning off the bottle easier. he can still get formula from a bottle until he's 1 but i would give juice in a cup

    Answer by Butterflysky_24 at 12:29 AM on May. 6, 2009

  • i give sippys around 6 months just to get used to them. my son is not quite 10 months and fully weaned to a sippy cup.

    Answer by jcsmummy at 1:14 AM on May. 6, 2009

  • I think we can all agree around 6 months is best.

    Answer by Mother_ at 1:20 AM on May. 6, 2009

  • We started letting her have a sippy with water at around 7 or 8 months. Stay away from juice, it is full of empty calories and help create a "sweet tooth"

    Answer by rkoloms at 5:49 AM on May. 6, 2009

  • Six months old. He only gets water though, and is breastfed the rest of the time. hes 14 months now.

    Answer by LucasMama08 at 6:03 AM on May. 6, 2009

  • I start my kids at six months oldest son and my daughter both got it down perfect at six months but my middle child was more stubborn, he didn't give up his bottle til he was about 14 months old...sheesh!

    Answer by guam_mama at 7:26 AM on May. 6, 2009

  • I waited until 12 months.

    Answer by Marwill at 7:27 AM on May. 6, 2009

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