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How common is it for an 11 1/2 month old to drink through a straw?

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missbreezy214

Asked by missbreezy214 at 10:27 PM on Aug. 31, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • That's around when my DD started drinking from a straw too.
    sophiafarris

    Answer by sophiafarris at 10:30 PM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • my dd is 9 months next monday and started last week drinking through a straw not perfect at it still spills a lil but does a pretty good job
    peytonJJ27

    Answer by peytonJJ27 at 10:30 PM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • I'm not sure, but I know my DD would get ahold of my cup and suck on my straw at 6 mos. I don't know when they're "supposed" to though. I don't really think it's a marked milestone.
    srhmldndo

    Answer by srhmldndo at 10:31 PM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • idk how common, but my dd was able to at about 8 mos where she got her first sip of soda from the coffee table! But at 21 mos she still hasn't learned that tipping the cup upside down doesn't make it go through the straw faster.... lol If he/she is able to do that, give them more options of ways to drink! Do sippys, straws and maybe give him chances with a regular cup. Just put water in the cup because it goes EVERYWHERE!
    07lilmama1108

    Answer by 07lilmama1108 at 10:32 PM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • He has a special sippy cup with a straw.. no spill! Other people I know have older kids and they are still trying to learn the straw thing.
    missbreezy214

    Answer by missbreezy214 at 10:36 PM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • My son didn't do this until he was 19 months old. I don't know the average age though.
    Krystal.Ingalls

    Answer by Krystal.Ingalls at 10:37 PM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • miss breezy what brand did u get? i got a sippy with a straw but i swear u have to be vaccuum to suck anything out of it!
    peytonJJ27

    Answer by peytonJJ27 at 10:37 PM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • YEAH peytonJJ27!!! ME TOO!! I have the nuby straw cups and it's horrible! I always just give her a regular glass with a straw in it...
    07lilmama1108

    Answer by 07lilmama1108 at 10:49 PM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • My DS started drinking through a straw a little before that, but that sounds about right.
    NickyJamesMom

    Answer by NickyJamesMom at 10:57 PM on Aug. 31, 2009

  • My son did it.
    Mrs.Owen86

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 10:57 PM on Aug. 31, 2009

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