Or is it too late, lol? I exclusively breastfeed my almost 11 week old baby. Yesterday I pumped a bottle so I could go out to eat without having to feed him and actually enjoy my food for a change. But he wouldn't take it, not from me and not from my husband. I would really like to be able to leave him with a babysitter for our anniversary (still a couple months away) but I can't if he won't eat from a bottle!
Answer by DragonRiderMD at 11:29 AM on Apr. 17, 2010
Answer by GotToHaveFaith at 11:54 AM on Apr. 17, 2010
Answer by maggiemom2000 at 12:11 PM on Apr. 17, 2010
Answer by preacherskid at 1:15 PM on Apr. 17, 2010
In a couple of months your baby will be able to drink from a cup! Some breastfed babies never will take a bottle, even if they get hungry enough. They will shut down first and fall asleep. It's a lucky baby that never has to go throught that.
Answer by Gailll at 2:31 PM on Apr. 17, 2010
I would keep trying now, because the longer you wait the harder it will be. I used Avant bottles with my son because the nipples are shaped more like real ones. Try different nipples and keep trying to have other people feed when you're not around.
Answer by maxswolfsuit at 7:47 PM on Apr. 17, 2010
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