How to wean a child from a bottle? Advice of a child psychologist
Sooner or later this question confronts all mothers feeding their children with mixtures. Of course, parents are much more comfortable when a child, holding a bottle of milk in bed, quickly calms down and almost instantly falls asleep.
Nevertheless, in a certain period, parents understand that it’s time to learn how to drink their children from a mug and eat from a plate. When you need to wean the baby from the bottle and how to make this process less painful?
Some mothers compare the indicators of their child’s development with the standards and compare it with their peers, believing that it is necessary to get rid of this not very useful habit as soon as possible.
Others think that one should not rush things: if a one and a half year old boy likes to fall asleep with a baby bottle in his mouth, then it is necessary.
Perhaps the last argument is common sense. Have you met at least one adult who does not know how to use the mug?
The age and the moment of weaning from the nipple should be individually matched for each baby. In many respects it depends on the level of development of children, as well as on the mother’s desire. But there are certain signs that may indicate a child’s willingness to part with this subject: