Childcare: Nuby

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Weening from a Bottle Advice

My daughter is 17 months old and has been drinking her water out of a sippy cup forever, but doesn't really care for her milk. I put a little Nestle cocoa in with the milk for breakfast and loves it, but I don't want to do that before her nap and at bedtime. We still do 2 bottle a day. I would love to be able report to her doctor at the 18 month appointment that we are bottle free. Any advice on how to break this?

Day Care Centers & Providers

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Baby Refusing Formula at Daycare...

I am still breastfeeding my 10.5 month old daughter so I havn't given her a bottle in many months... I work 3 days a week and she is in daycare. She eats breakfast (cereal with fruit) and lunch (yogurt) there, and they offer her a bottle in between, and also one in the afternoon.. She gets some pumped milk, and the rest formula to suppliment (I've never gotten much pumping). She used to take about 4 oz each time, until she started eating two meals there its only been about 2-3, and sometimes the 4. Now the past week or so she's been...

Occasional & Drop-in Care

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5 Month Old Refuses Bottle

My breastfed daughter will not take a bottle. I am leaving in 3 weeks for a 3 day conference! Currently she will take about 2-3 ounces from a bottle while I am at work. I have tried every bottle - Playtex, nuby, nuk, Avent, Adiri.. any advice would be great!

Sick Child Care

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How Do You Help a 3 Year Old Child Give up a Binky/pacifier?

Hello! I have a son that is turning 3 years old in less than two weeks and he is VERY attached to his binky. We have tried to limit it's use to naps and nighttime but he constantly asks for it if he is hurt or bored. I told him it needs to go soon. I asked him if he wants a big boy toy in it's place or to send it to a baby that needs it. He absolutely refuses. In fact, some nights he yells out for it. I'm actually dreading the nights he has to adjust without it. I know it can't be worse than bringing home a newborn. But the thought...


Sick Child Care

I was wondering what do you do with your kids when they are sick and you are...