How to wean the baby from bottles
Child Development / / April 10, 2016
wean the baby from bottles
How to wean a baby from the bottle - this is a question almost all mothers who feed their babies formula.Of course, it is much more convenient when the baby sucks a bottle of milk or other drink before going to sleep, calms down and falls asleep quickly.However, when he was one and a half or two years, we realize it's time to learn how to drink, not to suck, and gradually wean the child from the bottle.Of course, this is not an easy process.Baby begins to act up, crying and requires your favorite bottle.Many mothers can not bear to look at the "suffering" of his child and inferior.The child is happy and calm, he smiles - so quiet and my mother, although she was constantly tormented by doubts, and if her child sucking long hurt?
Here are some tips about how to wean the baby from bottles in 1.5 and 2 years, experienced a lot of moms.
Firstly, it should be done gradually.During the day, during meals, try to do so that the kid forgot his bottle.Buy him a colorful dishes: cup, s
Second, if your child is accustomed to going to bed to drink milk from a bottle, then change the tactics.Pour themselves and him a glass of warm milk and drink it with using a cocktail straws.We assure you, it is exactly like it, you can even drink a race.
But at the same time do not try to wean the child from the pacifier - the poor kid could not bear the double blow.Of course, it would be much easier if your baby does not know about the existence of dummies, but once you've had time to accustom to it, then buy a special orthopedic pacifier silicone with an oblique bite for him.By the way, these dummies is not only spoil the child's bite, but on the contrary, contribute to its proper form.
But wean from the bottle during the night the baby should be no later than 6-7 months.The last feeding should be somewhere in the 11-12 pm, half asleep, and then he has to learn to sleep until 6 am.Between the first and the last feeding, should thus be in the interval of 6 hours.It is quite normal for this age child.Of course, in order to wean the baby from night feeding, you will need to sacrifice their rest and sleep for three to four days.I look forward to a long night vigils, nerves exhausted.But, if you can not break away and at the hour of despair to give your child a bottle, then expect a quiet night ahead of you.The child will sleep and not ask for a bottle at night.
Finally, we want to tell you how a resourceful mom was able to separate your baby from the bottle.When she was 2 years and 2 months and her mother stayed at the farm with friends.And mother and daughter went to the barn, where pigs were fed their many pigs.My daughter has closely followed the process, and suddenly my mother came up with an interesting idea.She told her daughter, "Look, a lot of them, and my mother alone, let's give your bottle porosyatkam".The girl was very kind and agreed, threw his bottle piglets.In the evening, of course, she is capricious and requested a bottle, but my mother reminded her that she had given her piglets.Content with his pacifier, the girl fell asleep and never asked for her bottle.That's the story.