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February 26th, 2014, 09:46 PM
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It's been so long that I thought I'd drop by to see how you and your munchkins are doing. Quinn is doing great! She crawls; walk with her walker; claps; says mama, dada and moos like a cow when I ask her what a cow says she babbles all day to her teachers delight and loves watching our dogs play. We're so in love with her and our new life that we're thinking about #2! Scary, yet very exciting I must say!

Quick question for bottle feeding moms: when do u all plan on weaning from the bottle? I plan on having her drink from a cup by the time she's 1 which is exactly 2 months from now. If you have already weaned them, how long was the process and did your child resist?

Can't wait to hear from u all!

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February 27th, 2014, 08:08 AM
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Aww what a cutie! Nice of you to stop by! Glad to hear your little lady is doing well!

For bottle to sippy, I used Avent, they have a nice soft sippy cup top that helps baby transition. Or there are plenty of other sippies with a soft tip that help baby get going on them. Just take it at her pace!
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February 27th, 2014, 09:05 AM
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She's is beautiful!
As far as bottle to cups go, we started cutting down bottles at 9 mos. he's down to 3 a day. We went straight to straw cups because he didn't like sippy's so he uses one at all meals to get use to it (just wAter & sometimes a little juice). As per my MIL, I'm thinking of keeping the bedtime bottle until 18mos. But cutting out the rest as we trans to milk at one.
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February 27th, 2014, 12:22 PM
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Quinn is a little cutie pie! Glad to hear things are going so well. We have that same walker in the picture! I have heard it's actually better to eliminate the nighttime bottle earlier or they will have a harder time later. We went cold turkey to the sippy cup at age 1 with regular milk with my son. My son knew how to use a sippy cup with water at meals. I just started putting milk in it. There was a period of 2-3 weeks where he drank way less milk and I ended up mixing milk and plain yogurt to entice him, but eventually he started drinking plain milk from the sippy.
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February 27th, 2014, 12:28 PM
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Thanks ladies! She currently takes some water in a sippy but it always takes a while for her to remember to tilt her head back I think I'm just sad that she's growing up so fast and no longer needing a bottle!
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February 27th, 2014, 12:40 PM
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I know, it really is sad. It's the end of an era! But man it was just so much easier with the sippy!
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February 27th, 2014, 08:57 PM
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The ladies gave you some great suggestions.

Ill just stop in and say she is gorgeous
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February 27th, 2014, 10:13 PM
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We went straight to the straw sippy as well.
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February 28th, 2014, 07:04 AM
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She is so precious. So excited you're thinking of #2. Keep us updated!!
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