Older Child: Born free

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Safe Plastic?

C.W. asks from Denver

I've been hearing more and more about how dangerous plastic cups/plates/etc. are for our children. I'm hesitant to switch to glass or regular dishes (so easily dropp...


Easy Sippy Cups

C.T. asks from San Francisco

My older daughter (now 4) never learned how to drink from a sippy cup, instead going straight to a straw rather easily (she could just do it one day!) My younger dau...


Son Will Not Drink from Sippy Cup

L.M. asks from Detroit

My nearly 11 month old son refuses to drink from sippy cups. He just chews on the spout and then throws it on the ground. I've purchased several cups and its the sa...


3 Month Old Will Not Take Bottle - Help!

M.B. asks from Chicago

Hi Moms, I know you all will be able to help me. You always do! My son is 3 months old and is exclusively breastfed. When he was 2 weeks old I introduced a bott...


Suggestions for Getting My 10 Week Old to Take a Bottle.

G.W. asks from Dallas

I have to return to work in a week. I have been breastfeeding & plan to continue to pump & breastfeed when I'm home from work. However, it's difficult to get my dau...


Sippy Cups - Has Anyone Found a Good One?

P.:. asks from Phoenix

Has anyone found a sippy cup they love? I have a 7 year old and a 2 year old. I've been looking for cups for my 2 year old and I'm finding they just don't make them...


Sippy Cups

R.E. asks from Denver

Hi everyone, My 9mo old daughter is learning how to use a sippy cup. But she seems to spill more down the front of herself then acctually drink. Right now we are ...


Sippy Cup Recommendations

M.S. asks from New York

Hi Moms, my daughter just turned one and plain refuses to drink anything out of a sippy cup. I've tried 4 different kinds of sippy cups with everything from formula/...


13-Month Old Only Drinking Milk from Bottle, Not Cup

C.B. asks from Dallas

I have a mom friend whose 13-month old daughter will not drink her milk from a cup. She drinks water from a cup just fine, but when its "bottle" time, she'll only dr...


Harmful Plastics

L.B. asks from Indianapolis

I have been hearing a lot about how harmful the plastics are in baby bottles. I use Avent bottles for my girls and I was told the plastic could be toxic. Does anyon...