Breastmilk is the best for babies. The World Health Organisation recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life. Unnecessary introduction of bottle feeding or other food and drinks will have a negative impact on breastfeeding. After six months of age, infants should receive age-appropriate foods while breastfeeding continues for up to two years of age or beyond. Consult your doctor before deciding to use infant formula or if you have difficulty breastfeeding.​

Introducing to drink from a cup

Another milestone in your child’s development would be to learn to drink from a cup.

Practice makes perfect! It can take 2 to 3 months until your offspring can get used to drinking from a cup. 

  • Colourful mugs with comic or animal figures make drinking more attractive
  • Try to remain consistent (it will be hard)

It is perfectly normal for your child to take a couple of months for your child to wean off bottle. According to paediatricians and educators, the transition to the cup would be more successful and faster across the stage when the parents are consistent in the transition. 


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