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How to get your baby to take a bottle when you are away while breastfeeding.

I have a friend who is breastfeeding her 4 month old boy, and she can't leave him with anyone so she can go out anywhere, because he will not take a bottle. (Not even with breastmilk in it)

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Asked by jmif3 at 2:39 PM on Jul. 15, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • tell her to sqeuuze the nipple of the bottle into his mouth so that he realizes there is boob milk in there.
    it took a while for my son to be able to take a bottle.
    i rarly give him one but now he does ok with it.
    tell her to hold the bottle in his mouth even throughout his screaming.
    he will soon get tired and just begin to suck. it took about 35 minutes the first time for me but it gets easier!
    i promise!
    hope this help..let me know :)

    Answer by .Kelly. at 2:45 PM on Jul. 15, 2008

  • my guess is he doesnt like the "new nipple." I think there are different versions out there..good luck!!

    Answer by carisa at 7:50 PM on Jul. 20, 2008

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