How to change the feeding bottle habit

by sri
(chennai)

My daughter is 3.5 now and has some sensory issues. till now she was having milk in the bottle. i tried several times to change the bottle practice. but she never drinks milk in a cup or sipper. i tried stopping the bottle and waited for a week. but for the whole week she never drank milk.can anyone please suggest to me how can i change the bottle habit?

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Aug 20, 2012
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motivate to change the feeding botttle habit
by: Anonymous

My son has spd and loved his bottle up until 3.5 years old. His bottle was very soothing to him but we were able to motivate him with chocolate milk in a sippy cup with a straw or a special cup like a Disney Lightning McQueen Big boy cup to give up his bottle. He never asked for it again.

Jan 20, 2012
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Feeding bottle
by: Anonymous

My son is 4 years old he is autistic he still uses nubby bottle,I have tried so many times.it is so hard.

Nov 30, 2011
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Re-bottle habit
by: Anonymous

my son (who has spd and is very resistant to change) was very difficult to get off the bottle. i tried several times, doing different things, several different types of sippies and cups, etc but nothing worked. i finally had to make up my mind that no matter what, i was not going to cave to the power struggle. it took two and a half weeks before he would take milk from a sippy, but he finally did it. i think this is not a bad change to enforce, not easy but not bad. it's not like you're your child to eat something you know they have a texture issue with, it's more about change in what they are used to and anticipating. good luck.

Nov 28, 2011
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change feeding bottle
by: Anonymous

Some children with sensory difficulties, are rigid in the changes. As regards nutrition, so it's important. And considering that your attempts were unsuccessful. I would wait and assess even when the child will be more reasonable.

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