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hes 7mths and doesnt even hold his own bottle..

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 im in major need of help my ds will be 7mths on the 20th and wont even hold his own bottle..i kno he knows how to hes doen it before..hwo to i get him to crawl ect..?

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by on Mar. 10, 2012 at 1:01 PM
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myboys1st
by on Mar. 10, 2012 at 2:08 PM

 nvr said it was gross..because yes even if i was bfing my child would be getting it from a bottle ..ty  its called pumping ....and now if u read a previous post i dont need help with bfing i need help with getting him to hold his bottle..so im able to get him to hold his sippy again ....becasue he bites through the nipples of his bottle due to teething

Quoting Greenstone920:

You think extended breastfeeding is gross, clearly.  Good for you.  Sorry you're so bitter about not being able to breastfeed.  But clearly, you know nothing on the subject.  

Your child will hold his bottle/cup when he is ready to.  Whether he's able to now, or not, doesn't matter, he'll do it when he's ready.  No need to force it.

Quoting myboys1st:

 ok breastmilk ..great..i tried pumping wasnt giving him enough ..btu dont put bottle feeding down either ..let me know how it works when shes stuck on ur breast when ur saying iats time for school at 4 yrs old

Quoting Randi02:

2 years is the recommended MINIMUM for breastfeeding :) It's not because they were never taught to hold their own bottles LOL. Nursing and bottles are not comparable at all.

My 19 month old is still nursing. She drinks water out of a glass (not a sippy cup) and feeds herself with a fork or a spoon.

Quoting myboys1st:

 not always ...how many kids stil want the breast at 2 yrs old when they should be getting off of it..and seriously ..hes bitting through his nipples on his bottle ..its sippy time but how can i give him a sippy when he wont even hold his bottle( when i ddi give him his sippy he was holding his bottle)

Quoting SewingMamaLele:

When it's time for a sippy, they will learn how to hold it just fine without ever having held a bottle.  I promise.   A bottle is a replacement for the breast, and if you have to resort to bottlefeeding, it should be done such as breastfeeding would be to maximize cognitive development.   Holding baby for feedings is GOOD for them, basically.   Hold them for as long as they will let you!!   They become independant all on their own.

Quoting xx.felisha.xx:

Shouldn't be encouraged? Imo it SHOULD be. It help him to hold things later, and hold it steady. Plus teaches him how to hold a sippy cup later on.

My DD held her bottle once and stopped after that around 7 or so months. I gave her a bottle and she expected me to hold it for her. I put her hands on side and after couple minutes she realized I wasn't going to hold it for her and she teach her to be independent. Plus good for strengthening her arms, for holding bottle for a period of time and when she has to hold her head back and liftbottle up when running low.


Quoting SewingMamaLele:

Holdind a bottle is not a milestone and it definitly shouldnt be encouraged. Is he sitting up on his own? Rolling over?


 


 

 

 

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TiffanyMarie80
by Bronze Member on Mar. 10, 2012 at 2:10 PM
They can learn to use a sippy without ever learning to hold a bottle - one does not necessarily lead to the other.

Quoting myboys1st:

 it is a skill for bottled babies..so they can move up to th e sippy cup, then to a reg cup...because they bite throw nipples when teething..seriosuly post bf on bfing pages


Quoting Randi02:


I didn't say anything about breast milk. I also did not put down bottle feeding. I said that the two are not comparable, because they're not. Breastfeeding has benefits that continue as long as the child is nursed - and two years is the recommended minimum. Bottles impact the teeth, jaw and speech negatively - which is why they should be off of them by a year.


Why would you assume my child is going to be 'stuck' on my breast at 4 years old? Nursing a toddler is nothing like nursing a baby. They usually nurse only before bed and nap times. My daughter nurses 4 times every 24 hours.


Learning to hold a bottle is not a necessary skill.


Quoting myboys1st:


 ok breastmilk ..great..i tried pumping wasnt giving him enough ..btu dont put bottle feeding down either ..let me know how it works when shes stuck on ur breast when ur saying iats time for school at 4 yrs old


Quoting Randi02:


2 years is the recommended MINIMUM for breastfeeding :) It's not because they were never taught to hold their own bottles LOL. Nursing and bottles are not comparable at all.


My 19 month old is still nursing. She drinks water out of a glass (not a sippy cup) and feeds herself with a fork or a spoon.


Quoting myboys1st:


 not always ...how many kids stil want the breast at 2 yrs old when they should be getting off of it..and seriously ..hes bitting through his nipples on his bottle ..its sippy time but how can i give him a sippy when he wont even hold his bottle( when i ddi give him his sippy he was holding his bottle)


Quoting SewingMamaLele:


When it's time for a sippy, they will learn how to hold it just fine without ever having held a bottle.  I promise.   A bottle is a replacement for the breast, and if you have to resort to bottlefeeding, it should be done such as breastfeeding would be to maximize cognitive development.   Holding baby for feedings is GOOD for them, basically.   Hold them for as long as they will let you!!   They become independant all on their own.


Quoting xx.felisha.xx:

Shouldn't be encouraged? Imo it SHOULD be. It help him to hold things later, and hold it steady. Plus teaches him how to hold a sippy cup later on.

My DD held her bottle once and stopped after that around 7 or so months. I gave her a bottle and she expected me to hold it for her. I put her hands on side and after couple minutes she realized I wasn't going to hold it for her and she teach her to be independent. Plus good for strengthening her arms, for holding bottle for a period of time and when she has to hold her head back and liftbottle up when running low.



Quoting SewingMamaLele:

Holdind a bottle is not a milestone and it definitly shouldnt be encouraged. Is he sitting up on his own? Rolling over?




 




 




 

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Greenstone920
by Member on Mar. 10, 2012 at 2:10 PM
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I think what they're trying to say is that holding a bottle is not really a necessary step for holding sippy, despite what you want to believe.  The reason breastfed babies are being talked about, is because they don't have that step - there is no bottle to hold, but they still learn to hold their sippies *when they're ready* like any other baby.  I'm sorry your child is biting through the nipples, but he's probably going to bite through the soft spout sippies too.  Nipples are easier to replace than the sippy spouts.

Quoting myboys1st:

 it is a skill for bottled babies..so they can move up to th e sippy cup, then to a reg cup...because they bite throw nipples when teething..seriosuly post bf on bfing pages

Quoting Randi02:

I didn't say anything about breast milk. I also did not put down bottle feeding. I said that the two are not comparable, because they're not. Breastfeeding has benefits that continue as long as the child is nursed - and two years is the recommended minimum. Bottles impact the teeth, jaw and speech negatively - which is why they should be off of them by a year.

Why would you assume my child is going to be 'stuck' on my breast at 4 years old? Nursing a toddler is nothing like nursing a baby. They usually nurse only before bed and nap times. My daughter nurses 4 times every 24 hours.

Learning to hold a bottle is not a necessary skill.

Quoting myboys1st:

 ok breastmilk ..great..i tried pumping wasnt giving him enough ..btu dont put bottle feeding down either ..let me know how it works when shes stuck on ur breast when ur saying iats time for school at 4 yrs old

Quoting Randi02:

2 years is the recommended MINIMUM for breastfeeding :) It's not because they were never taught to hold their own bottles LOL. Nursing and bottles are not comparable at all.

My 19 month old is still nursing. She drinks water out of a glass (not a sippy cup) and feeds herself with a fork or a spoon.

Quoting myboys1st:

 not always ...how many kids stil want the breast at 2 yrs old when they should be getting off of it..and seriously ..hes bitting through his nipples on his bottle ..its sippy time but how can i give him a sippy when he wont even hold his bottle( when i ddi give him his sippy he was holding his bottle)

Quoting SewingMamaLele:

When it's time for a sippy, they will learn how to hold it just fine without ever having held a bottle.  I promise.   A bottle is a replacement for the breast, and if you have to resort to bottlefeeding, it should be done such as breastfeeding would be to maximize cognitive development.   Holding baby for feedings is GOOD for them, basically.   Hold them for as long as they will let you!!   They become independant all on their own.

Quoting xx.felisha.xx:

Shouldn't be encouraged? Imo it SHOULD be. It help him to hold things later, and hold it steady. Plus teaches him how to hold a sippy cup later on.

My DD held her bottle once and stopped after that around 7 or so months. I gave her a bottle and she expected me to hold it for her. I put her hands on side and after couple minutes she realized I wasn't going to hold it for her and she teach her to be independent. Plus good for strengthening her arms, for holding bottle for a period of time and when she has to hold her head back and liftbottle up when running low.


Quoting SewingMamaLele:

Holdind a bottle is not a milestone and it definitly shouldnt be encouraged. Is he sitting up on his own? Rolling over?


 


 


 


myboys1st
by on Mar. 10, 2012 at 2:10 PM

 bottle post..o let me post something about it and bfing even though i have not a clue what is goiing on

Quoting Randi02:

Am I telling you to post this on bottle feeding pages? lol, No. This is a BABIES group and you asked a question in it.

It's not a necessary skill for ANY baby. No bottles or sippy cups here, we somehow managed to teach them to drink out of a regular glass? That is because they don't need to hold their own bottles in order to do those other things.

Quoting myboys1st:

 it is a skill for bottled babies..so they can move up to th e sippy cup, then to a reg cup...because they bite throw nipples when teething..seriosuly post bf on bfing pages

Quoting Randi02:

I didn't say anything about breast milk. I also did not put down bottle feeding. I said that the two are not comparable, because they're not. Breastfeeding has benefits that continue as long as the child is nursed - and two years is the recommended minimum. Bottles impact the teeth, jaw and speech negatively - which is why they should be off of them by a year.

Why would you assume my child is going to be 'stuck' on my breast at 4 years old? Nursing a toddler is nothing like nursing a baby. They usually nurse only before bed and nap times. My daughter nurses 4 times every 24 hours.

Learning to hold a bottle is not a necessary skill.

Quoting myboys1st:

 ok breastmilk ..great..i tried pumping wasnt giving him enough ..btu dont put bottle feeding down either ..let me know how it works when shes stuck on ur breast when ur saying iats time for school at 4 yrs old

Quoting Randi02:

2 years is the recommended MINIMUM for breastfeeding :) It's not because they were never taught to hold their own bottles LOL. Nursing and bottles are not comparable at all.

My 19 month old is still nursing. She drinks water out of a glass (not a sippy cup) and feeds herself with a fork or a spoon.

Quoting myboys1st:

 not always ...how many kids stil want the breast at 2 yrs old when they should be getting off of it..and seriously ..hes bitting through his nipples on his bottle ..its sippy time but how can i give him a sippy when he wont even hold his bottle( when i ddi give him his sippy he was holding his bottle)

Quoting SewingMamaLele:

When it's time for a sippy, they will learn how to hold it just fine without ever having held a bottle.  I promise.   A bottle is a replacement for the breast, and if you have to resort to bottlefeeding, it should be done such as breastfeeding would be to maximize cognitive development.   Holding baby for feedings is GOOD for them, basically.   Hold them for as long as they will let you!!   They become independant all on their own.

Quoting xx.felisha.xx:

Shouldn't be encouraged? Imo it SHOULD be. It help him to hold things later, and hold it steady. Plus teaches him how to hold a sippy cup later on.

My DD held her bottle once and stopped after that around 7 or so months. I gave her a bottle and she expected me to hold it for her. I put her hands on side and after couple minutes she realized I wasn't going to hold it for her and she teach her to be independent. Plus good for strengthening her arms, for holding bottle for a period of time and when she has to hold her head back and liftbottle up when running low.


Quoting SewingMamaLele:

Holdind a bottle is not a milestone and it definitly shouldnt be encouraged. Is he sitting up on his own? Rolling over?


 


 


 


 

~HIS WIFE THEIR MOMMY~

Randi02
by Platinum Member on Mar. 10, 2012 at 2:11 PM

Because we are letting you know that it's NOT necessary for your baby to learn how to hold his own bottle! We know that because our babies never did it either.

You posted saying you need MAJOR HELP, when it's actually not a big deal at all.

I'm not sure why you're being so hostile towards breastfeeding mamas. We were just trying to let you know that you don't need to freak out. Most babies around the world have no clue what a bottle even is.

Quoting myboys1st:

 And i will add for all those mothers who decided to breastfeed , good for u i treid to ..but seriosuly why  u commenting if u dont give ur child the bottle anyways..need advice for mothers who did, do give the bottle


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KenzieQsMommy
by on Mar. 10, 2012 at 2:14 PM
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I have read you call your BABY lazy more tines than I'd call my TODDLER that. Smh. Babies aren't lazy, they're BABIES!!! Why do women encourage independence (really at this age independence doesn't exist) in infants and then wonder why their toddlers want nothing to do with them. Holding a bottle is NOT a milestone. Babies are meant to be held when they eat, breast or bottle and them holding it on their own should not be encouraged. Hold your baby to feed them.
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Randi02
by Platinum Member on Mar. 10, 2012 at 2:14 PM

You did post something about breastfeeding, even though you have no idea about it :)

You said that 2 year olds breastfeeding is proof that babies need to learn to hold their bottles, and told me to let you know how it goes when I have a 4 year old stuck to me. It's obvious you have no clue what you're talking about.

I might not know much about bottle feeding, but I do know that it's not necessary to learn how to hold a bottle. THAT is the point I was making. The only reason breastfeeding came up at all is because we have babies that never held a bottle. It didn't impact them negatively at all.

Quoting myboys1st:

 bottle post..o let me post something about it and bfing even though i have not a clue what is goiing on

Quoting Randi02:

Am I telling you to post this on bottle feeding pages? lol, No. This is a BABIES group and you asked a question in it.

It's not a necessary skill for ANY baby. No bottles or sippy cups here, we somehow managed to teach them to drink out of a regular glass? That is because they don't need to hold their own bottles in order to do those other things.

Quoting myboys1st:

 it is a skill for bottled babies..so they can move up to th e sippy cup, then to a reg cup...because they bite throw nipples when teething..seriosuly post bf on bfing pages

Quoting Randi02:

I didn't say anything about breast milk. I also did not put down bottle feeding. I said that the two are not comparable, because they're not. Breastfeeding has benefits that continue as long as the child is nursed - and two years is the recommended minimum. Bottles impact the teeth, jaw and speech negatively - which is why they should be off of them by a year.

Why would you assume my child is going to be 'stuck' on my breast at 4 years old? Nursing a toddler is nothing like nursing a baby. They usually nurse only before bed and nap times. My daughter nurses 4 times every 24 hours.

Learning to hold a bottle is not a necessary skill.

Quoting myboys1st:

 ok breastmilk ..great..i tried pumping wasnt giving him enough ..btu dont put bottle feeding down either ..let me know how it works when shes stuck on ur breast when ur saying iats time for school at 4 yrs old

Quoting Randi02:

2 years is the recommended MINIMUM for breastfeeding :) It's not because they were never taught to hold their own bottles LOL. Nursing and bottles are not comparable at all.

My 19 month old is still nursing. She drinks water out of a glass (not a sippy cup) and feeds herself with a fork or a spoon.

Quoting myboys1st:

 not always ...how many kids stil want the breast at 2 yrs old when they should be getting off of it..and seriously ..hes bitting through his nipples on his bottle ..its sippy time but how can i give him a sippy when he wont even hold his bottle( when i ddi give him his sippy he was holding his bottle)

Quoting SewingMamaLele:

When it's time for a sippy, they will learn how to hold it just fine without ever having held a bottle.  I promise.   A bottle is a replacement for the breast, and if you have to resort to bottlefeeding, it should be done such as breastfeeding would be to maximize cognitive development.   Holding baby for feedings is GOOD for them, basically.   Hold them for as long as they will let you!!   They become independant all on their own.

Quoting xx.felisha.xx:

Shouldn't be encouraged? Imo it SHOULD be. It help him to hold things later, and hold it steady. Plus teaches him how to hold a sippy cup later on.

My DD held her bottle once and stopped after that around 7 or so months. I gave her a bottle and she expected me to hold it for her. I put her hands on side and after couple minutes she realized I wasn't going to hold it for her and she teach her to be independent. Plus good for strengthening her arms, for holding bottle for a period of time and when she has to hold her head back and liftbottle up when running low.


Quoting SewingMamaLele:

Holdind a bottle is not a milestone and it definitly shouldnt be encouraged. Is he sitting up on his own? Rolling over?


 


 


 


 


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myboys1st
by on Mar. 10, 2012 at 2:15 PM

 ok and my ds does now what it is..other mamas who had lazy babies on bottles know what im talking about ..

Quoting Randi02:

Because we are letting you know that it's NOT necessary for your baby to learn how to hold his own bottle! We know that because our babies never did it either.

You posted saying you need MAJOR HELP, when it's actually not a big deal at all.

I'm not sure why you're being so hostile towards breastfeeding mamas. We were just trying to let you know that you don't need to freak out. Most babies around the world have no clue what a bottle even is.

Quoting myboys1st:

 And i will add for all those mothers who decided to breastfeed , good for u i treid to ..but seriosuly why  u commenting if u dont give ur child the bottle anyways..need advice for mothers who did, do give the bottle


 

~HIS WIFE THEIR MOMMY~

Greenstone920
by Member on Mar. 10, 2012 at 2:15 PM

I never said you needed help with breastfeesing, just that you know nothing about it, clearly.  I'll continue to stand by that statement, after this reply.  With that, I'm bowing out, because no matter how we say, he'll do it when he's ready, you're chosing to not to listen. 

Quoting myboys1st:

 nvr said it was gross..because yes even if i was bfing my child would be getting it from a bottle ..ty  its called pumping ....and now if u read a previous post i dont need help with bfing i need help with getting him to hold his bottle..so im able to get him to hold his sippy again ....becasue he bites through the nipples of his bottle due to teething

Quoting Greenstone920:

You think extended breastfeeding is gross, clearly.  Good for you.  Sorry you're so bitter about not being able to breastfeed.  But clearly, you know nothing on the subject.  

Your child will hold his bottle/cup when he is ready to.  Whether he's able to now, or not, doesn't matter, he'll do it when he's ready.  No need to force it.

Quoting myboys1st:

 ok breastmilk ..great..i tried pumping wasnt giving him enough ..btu dont put bottle feeding down either ..let me know how it works when shes stuck on ur breast when ur saying iats time for school at 4 yrs old

Quoting Randi02:

2 years is the recommended MINIMUM for breastfeeding :) It's not because they were never taught to hold their own bottles LOL. Nursing and bottles are not comparable at all.

My 19 month old is still nursing. She drinks water out of a glass (not a sippy cup) and feeds herself with a fork or a spoon.

Quoting myboys1st:

 not always ...how many kids stil want the breast at 2 yrs old when they should be getting off of it..and seriously ..hes bitting through his nipples on his bottle ..its sippy time but how can i give him a sippy when he wont even hold his bottle( when i ddi give him his sippy he was holding his bottle)

Quoting SewingMamaLele:

When it's time for a sippy, they will learn how to hold it just fine without ever having held a bottle.  I promise.   A bottle is a replacement for the breast, and if you have to resort to bottlefeeding, it should be done such as breastfeeding would be to maximize cognitive development.   Holding baby for feedings is GOOD for them, basically.   Hold them for as long as they will let you!!   They become independant all on their own.

Quoting xx.felisha.xx:

Shouldn't be encouraged? Imo it SHOULD be. It help him to hold things later, and hold it steady. Plus teaches him how to hold a sippy cup later on.

My DD held her bottle once and stopped after that around 7 or so months. I gave her a bottle and she expected me to hold it for her. I put her hands on side and after couple minutes she realized I wasn't going to hold it for her and she teach her to be independent. Plus good for strengthening her arms, for holding bottle for a period of time and when she has to hold her head back and liftbottle up when running low.


Quoting SewingMamaLele:

Holdind a bottle is not a milestone and it definitly shouldnt be encouraged. Is he sitting up on his own? Rolling over?


 


 


 


slransde
by on Mar. 10, 2012 at 2:15 PM
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Holy buckets woman! These women are trying to help and you're attacking them. They aren't putting down bottle feeding- they are trying to explain that holding a bottle isn't a required step for a baby in order for them to hold a sippy cup and then a normal cup as you are looking for. As a BF baby does not use a bottle, but can still master holding a sippy cup or regular cup when they are ready. Your baby may know how but may not be ready to do it consistently.

Calm down and realize help is trying to be offered!


Quoting myboys1st:

 bottle post..o let me post something about it and bfing even though i have not a clue what is goiing on


Quoting Randi02:


Am I telling you to post this on bottle feeding pages? lol, No. This is a BABIES group and you asked a question in it.


It's not a necessary skill for ANY baby. No bottles or sippy cups here, we somehow managed to teach them to drink out of a regular glass? That is because they don't need to hold their own bottles in order to do those other things.


Quoting myboys1st:


 it is a skill for bottled babies..so they can move up to th e sippy cup, then to a reg cup...because they bite throw nipples when teething..seriosuly post bf on bfing pages


Quoting Randi02:


I didn't say anything about breast milk. I also did not put down bottle feeding. I said that the two are not comparable, because they're not. Breastfeeding has benefits that continue as long as the child is nursed - and two years is the recommended minimum. Bottles impact the teeth, jaw and speech negatively - which is why they should be off of them by a year.


Why would you assume my child is going to be 'stuck' on my breast at 4 years old? Nursing a toddler is nothing like nursing a baby. They usually nurse only before bed and nap times. My daughter nurses 4 times every 24 hours.


Learning to hold a bottle is not a necessary skill.


Quoting myboys1st:


 ok breastmilk ..great..i tried pumping wasnt giving him enough ..btu dont put bottle feeding down either ..let me know how it works when shes stuck on ur breast when ur saying iats time for school at 4 yrs old


Quoting Randi02:


2 years is the recommended MINIMUM for breastfeeding :) It's not because they were never taught to hold their own bottles LOL. Nursing and bottles are not comparable at all.


My 19 month old is still nursing. She drinks water out of a glass (not a sippy cup) and feeds herself with a fork or a spoon.


Quoting myboys1st:


 not always ...how many kids stil want the breast at 2 yrs old when they should be getting off of it..and seriously ..hes bitting through his nipples on his bottle ..its sippy time but how can i give him a sippy when he wont even hold his bottle( when i ddi give him his sippy he was holding his bottle)


Quoting SewingMamaLele:


When it's time for a sippy, they will learn how to hold it just fine without ever having held a bottle.  I promise.   A bottle is a replacement for the breast, and if you have to resort to bottlefeeding, it should be done such as breastfeeding would be to maximize cognitive development.   Holding baby for feedings is GOOD for them, basically.   Hold them for as long as they will let you!!   They become independant all on their own.


Quoting xx.felisha.xx:

Shouldn't be encouraged? Imo it SHOULD be. It help him to hold things later, and hold it steady. Plus teaches him how to hold a sippy cup later on.

My DD held her bottle once and stopped after that around 7 or so months. I gave her a bottle and she expected me to hold it for her. I put her hands on side and after couple minutes she realized I wasn't going to hold it for her and she teach her to be independent. Plus good for strengthening her arms, for holding bottle for a period of time and when she has to hold her head back and liftbottle up when running low.



Quoting SewingMamaLele:

Holdind a bottle is not a milestone and it definitly shouldnt be encouraged. Is he sitting up on his own? Rolling over?




 




 




 




 

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