My daughter has been breast fed for the entire year (she's one now) and i want to start weaning her off so that i can go out for a few hours to relax - without her. I spend 24/7 with her and that hasn't changed since the day she was born.
She refuses to take a bottle. I've tried the wide neck, the standard neck, the Medela bottle, Tommee Tippee, Playtex, EVERY BOTTLE YOU CAN THINK OF!
She fights every time i try to give it to her, whether she's hungry or not. She drinks out of a cup, she drinks with a straw, she'll drink milk from both. BUT SHE WONT TAKE A BOTTLE! She doesn't use a pacifier and to go to sleep it's the sucking motion that gets her to sleep.
I've been so upset about this whole thing. I'm tired, cranky, sad and I've been crying because I feel like everything is just over. I'll never be able to do anything without her and sometimes i just want a few hours by myself.
I really need advice, please help.