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Can I ditch the bottle at 7 months?

and give her a sippy cup when I go out and she can't nurse. She seems to really like them she tries to steal her sisters all the time and most times will drink all what is in them if she gets a hold of it.

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Asked by letlovegrow2524 at 8:27 AM on Apr. 8, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • don't ditch the bottle until she's become a pro at the sippy cup. but if she can use the sippy cup then there's no need for a bottle

    Answer by momofone725 at 8:28 AM on Apr. 8, 2011

  • Just when you are out and about? Sure....but I would keep one in the bag just in case she gets REALLY thristy and cranky and cant/wont use the cup. My kids were completely bottle free between 11-12 mos. She sounds like a determined little girl and willing to learn.

    Answer by brypmom at 8:31 AM on Apr. 8, 2011

  • Yes, as long as she can/will drink from it expertly.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 8:37 AM on Apr. 8, 2011

  • I strictly breastfed and by 7 months my kids were on tippy cups when we went out. I think its fine, if shes stealing a tippy lol she wants one anyway.

    Answer by gemgem at 9:09 AM on Apr. 8, 2011

  • My middle dd was on a sippy at 6 months old (no bottles)

    Answer by L0vingMy3Girls at 9:14 AM on Apr. 8, 2011

  • Yes, you can if she is able to drink enough from her sippy cup. SOme kids get off the bottle at a early age.Good luck.

    Answer by Crissy9832 at 9:54 AM on Apr. 8, 2011

  • Yes you can as long as she drinks out of it well enough.

    Answer by jspenny2705 at 10:12 AM on Apr. 8, 2011

  • Go for it. My DD self-weaned from the bottle at 8.5 months.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:20 AM on Apr. 8, 2011

  • I would if she can drink from the sippy cup well enough. My 3rd son would never take a bottle so he went from my breast to a sippy cup at 7 months.

    Answer by team21 at 11:55 AM on Apr. 8, 2011

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