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milk at night

catgirl_872catgirl_872
posted 1 decade 3 years ago
hello everyone,
i need help my son is 17 months and i am tryin to give him his bed time milk in a cup but he wont take it.
i cant forse him to have it from the cup so what do u think i should do?put him back on the bottle or wait until he will take it?
thanx xxx


chezchez
posted 1 decade 3 years ago
hi hunni i had the same problem with my girls it was very hard but i kept at it and it worked in the end hope it works for you soon hunni x

catgirl_872catgirl_872
posted 1 decade 3 years ago
thank you.so u think i should just stick to the cup and not give in to the bottle?xxx

bunnigirlbunnigirl
posted 1 decade 3 years ago
hi hun mine had a bottle at bed time till he was about two well; i say he they all did my 15 motnh old still does
good luck with whatever u decide to do
xxx

alis378alis378
posted 1 decade 3 years ago
I am gutted to admit that my 3 year old still has his milk in his bottle first thing in the morning and last thing at night. Keep meaning to get it in a cup for him but he has made such a fuss before that its just easier to let him have it this way
x

catgirl_872catgirl_872
posted 1 decade 3 years ago
well some times its easier,my son still has the dummie im ment to be takin it off him but he loves it so much and he goes to bed with it,thats got me thinkin am i ment to give kieran milk in the mornin too?i just give him it at night xxx

AlexAlex Moderator
posted 1 decade 3 years ago
I didnt want to end up in this situation so I began introducing a bottle at bed times at 11mths. But very soon after wards Joseph stopped taking it and has never had it since. He now doesnt take any milk to drink.

Stick with it if he wants it he will take it

As for the dummy have you tried to Dummy Fairy. I got Joseph to leave his dummy out one night for the fairy to take to a new baby and she left a little ambulance in its place. He asked for it the following night and when IO said but the fairy would have to take away his new toy he soon changed his mind and never looked backed.

Good luck Very happy

alis378alis378
posted 1 decade 3 years ago

catgirl_872 said:
well some times its easier,my son still has the dummie im ment to be takin it off him but he loves it so much and he goes to bed with it,thats got me thinkin am i ment to give kieran milk in the mornin too?i just give him it at night xxx


I just like to make sure that the kids carry on drinking their milk. I think they are supposed to have about 1 pints worth of calcium per day and this is a good way to make sure they get it, besides yoghurt etc.

Leah who is 5 doesnt drink milk now but Jordan who is 10 still has it before she goes to bed. My eldest, 16 ought to own her own dairy as shes always drinking it!! lol

While Joshua is happy to keep drinking it then will give him it in a bottle (and he does like his set routines, bit odd like that) but do see the need to get him away from the bottle fairly soon!!
x

kaceyh29kaceyh29
posted 1 decade 3 years ago
Hi
I had a similar problem with my twins, they're now 3. At about 18months I thought it was time they had a cup but both made a real fuss andI wasn't sure whether to switch back to bottle for the sake of the milk or not.

I decided to stick with the cup, my little boy eventually gave in and took the cup but my little girl just didn't want it, and never had milk to drink after that!

My other son who is now 6 still has milk every night before bed (in a cup I might add!) so it just shows that they'll drink it if they want it. I didn't worry too much about them noth drinking the milk, I just made sure they had lots of yoghurt and cheesy things during the day.

Hope that helps!

Kerry

hipmommahipmomma
posted 1 decade 3 years ago
i had problems getting josh off the bottle at bedtimes. we switched him to a cup the same time he came out of his cot, the distraction seemed to make him forget his bottle was gone!

the other thing i found good for charlie was the avent magic cups, they have a beaker shaped spout but it is really soft.

catgirl_872catgirl_872
posted 1 decade 3 years ago

alex said:
I didnt want to end up in this situation so I began introducing a bottle at bed times at 11mths. But very soon after wards Joseph stopped taking it and has never had it since. He now doesnt take any milk to drink.

Stick with it if he wants it he will take it

As for the dummy have you tried to Dummy Fairy. I got Joseph to leave his dummy out one night for the fairy to take to a new baby and she left a little ambulance in its place. He asked for it the following night and when IO said but the fairy would have to take away his new toy he soon changed his mind and never looked backed.

Good luck Very happy

thanx for ur help,i think kieran is too young to understand the fairy so its best i take it off him soon b4 he does talk and know what it is Smile xxx

catgirl_872catgirl_872
posted 1 decade 3 years ago

alis378 said:

catgirl_872 said:
well some times its easier,my son still has the dummie im ment to be takin it off him but he loves it so much and he goes to bed with it,thats got me thinkin am i ment to give kieran milk in the mornin too?i just give him it at night xxx


I just like to make sure that the kids carry on drinking their milk. I think they are supposed to have about 1 pints worth of calcium per day and this is a good way to make sure they get it, besides yoghurt etc.

Leah who is 5 doesnt drink milk now but Jordan who is 10 still has it before she goes to bed. My eldest, 16 ought to own her own dairy as shes always drinking it!! lol

While Joshua is happy to keep drinking it then will give him it in a bottle (and he does like his set routines, bit odd like that) but do see the need to get him away from the bottle fairly soon!!
x

thanx for ur help,yes ur right kieran still needs to have his milk its good for him.i should judt keep tryin maybe i should take the lid off the cup as he seems to drink it then bit messy but he just wont stuck the cup teat thingy Very happy xxx

catgirl_872catgirl_872
posted 1 decade 3 years ago

kaceyh29 said:
Hi
I had a similar problem with my twins, they're now 3. At about 18months I thought it was time they had a cup but both made a real fuss andI wasn't sure whether to switch back to bottle for the sake of the milk or not.

I decided to stick with the cup, my little boy eventually gave in and took the cup but my little girl just didn't want it, and never had milk to drink after that!

My other son who is now 6 still has milk every night before bed (in a cup I might add!) so it just shows that they'll drink it if they want it. I didn't worry too much about them noth drinking the milk, I just made sure they had lots of yoghurt and cheesy things during the day.

Hope that helps!

Kerry

thanx for ue help,i will try keep him on the cup,if he doesnt want it i cant forse him . Smile xxxx

catgirl_872catgirl_872
posted 1 decade 3 years ago

hipmomma said:
i had problems getting josh off the bottle at bedtimes. we switched him to a cup the same time he came out of his cot, the distraction seemed to make him forget his bottle was gone!

the other thing i found good for charlie was the avent magic cups, they have a beaker shaped spout but it is really soft.

ive got all the music cups and everythin but the only one he has ever drank from is the disposable cups from morrisons can u believe so cheap as well but he wont drink his milk from them for some reason,he knows his milk is ment to be in a bottle and juice in a cup lol Smile xxx

miarubymiaruby
posted 1 decade 3 years ago
- My blog
hey hun i tried to get mia to have her night time milk out of a beaker instead of bottle a few months ago but found she wasnt ready so gave her the bottle back! but now we are trying again as i want to get rid of the bottles for once and for all, so i do wish u luck hun, just keep at it and you will win in the end hun!

so tonight will be the night when we start again with the beakers, wish me luck xxx

catgirl_872catgirl_872
posted 1 decade 3 years ago
good luck hun and thanx for ur help i will stick to it Smile xxx

mumof2_jomumof2_jo
posted 1 decade 3 years ago
I had same problem with both mine, so i let them have a bottle at night with milk till they were about 18 months as they settled better with it, but just kept giving them cups through day and in end took it at night too good luck x x

candgsmumcandgsmum
posted 1 decade 3 years ago
Charlotte wouldn't drink anything from a cup at first, then she would not hold it, we had to feed her as if she were drinking from a bottle, we found she just couldn't get the hang of the fact she had to lift it up, we used to stick a straw through the hole in the non-spill cups until she got the hang of it!

She got there eventually!

catgirl_872catgirl_872
posted 1 decade 3 years ago
thanx u both for ue help Smile xxx

miarubymiaruby
posted 1 decade 3 years ago
- My blog
mia went down well with her beaker of milk tonight thank god! so now going to see if she will drink her milk in the morning from a beaker to haha! dont know if this will be to much tho! xxx

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