Eating Habits & Schedule: Toddler, Born free

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Introducing a Bottle or Exclusive Breastfeeding

My little man is almost 7 weeks old and I am trying to decide if I want to introduce a bottle. I had serious latch issues with my daughter so that by the time I tried to introduce a bottle to her, she refused every single one. So pros and cons to using bottles vs. exclusive breastfeeding? I'm hesitant to introduce a bottle mostly because of the special bond created by exclusive breastfeeding. I also can wait 10 months to date my hubby, as we will have another 30-40 years to do that, and I can't get back these 10 months of my baby...


Breast to Bottle

My son will be 4 months old at the end of this month. I (with the help of...

Eating Loss of Interest

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Baby Refuses Bottle

I'm wondering if anyone has suggestions on how to help my baby "like" the bottle. She is 4 months old and I've been trying since one month. Obviously she is exclusively breast-fed, and I've been pumping to have milk available so I can "go out" once in a while. HA! Yeah right, she refuses a bottle anytime we try (even I tried once and she just laughed at me!). Anyways, this may be related to her dislike of the pacifier... It'd be nice to be able to go out once in a while and not worry whether she will take the bottle or not. Any...

Frequency & Amount

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How Do You Go About Dropping a Feeding.

My last request people were not able to respond for some techno reason so I'll ask a different question and try again. We are preparing to wean our son, 13 months old, and everything I have read says to drop one feeding at a time, none say how to do this except to offer a cup or bottle. He will not take a bottle so that's half the problem solved. What have people done that have already successfully weaned? Help! He doesn't take no for an answer too well. Thanks for your help! K