Nutrition: Child, Nuby

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5 Year Old with a Sippy Cup

My youngest son is five and, although he CAN drink out of a regular cup and cup with a straw easily, he is still most comfortable with the NUBBY type soft top sippy cups. Part of me knows he won't go to college with them, but part of me knows that he should be way past this stage and I should break the habit. He doesn't carry the cup around all day, but when he asks for a drink - milk or juice - he will take whatever cup I give him but only drink it in the sippy cup. He'll just sit it down otherwise. I tried going a few days with regular...

Feeding Accessories

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Nursing in Public

Hi ladies! I'm looking for tips on how to nurse discreetly in public places. I have a 4 1/2 month old little boy and nursing at home is going great but I have the hardest time whenever we go out. I just dont know how to do it! I have a nursing cover (The Mommy Cover by Joia) but it doesn't seem to help much. My belly and/or back are always showing and trust me that is not a pretty site! On top of that, my little boy is so squirmy and he's always popping on and off the breast and I have to help him latch on again which isn't very easy...

Juice & Milk

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How Long Do Nuby Cups Last?

Does anyone know how long the rubber on the Nuby sippy cups will last (in storage)? I have numerous Nuby cups that our daughter didn't use. We're just now trying for our second child & by the time they are old enough to use the cup (2 years), I wonder if the rubber sippy part will still be good.


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Getting Fluids Down

Hi mamas, My neice is 10 months and has caught the rotavirus. She was hospitalized for a few days but came home today. She won't take any fluids. My sister is desperate because they said if she doesn't get her to take something soon, she will be back in the hospital. do you mamas have any advice?


Milk and Juice

I am wondering how many ounces of liquids does a 16 month old need? And what...