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Old 02-25-2016, 12:19 PM   #1
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Getting LO to take a bottle

My little one is now seven weeks old and I'm needing some tips on how to get her to take a bottle from time to time. She took a few in her first few weeks but it has been probably three or four weeks sent she's really taken one. We tried a few times now and she will just scream and scream until we finally give up.

I just know for my sanity I need to be able to go little while without nursing sometimes. Just a bottle here and there nothing crazy, but I've got no idea what to do


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Old 03-28-2016, 03:04 PM   #2
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Re: Getting LO to take a bottle

Try having someone other than you or your husband give the bottle. My son will absolutely not take one if I'm around. I have to be in a different room! Also, try giving it to her before she's hungry, that way she's not frustrated bc she's hungry. Have you tried getting different bottles? Maybe she changed her bottle preference?
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Re: Getting LO to take a bottle

I always made sure to warm the nipple up nice and good. It helps with the flexibility of the nipple and also my baby liked it warm. I used the breastflow bottles and they worked great. Other than that I second the advice above. Hopefully you have this solved already since its been a little while since this post.
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I agree with the PPs. Those are good suggestions. I never could get it right but there wasn't really any reason for us to use bottles anyway. I hope you figure something out!
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