+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2015
    Posts
    409
    Thanks
    241
    Thanked
    133
    Reviews
    0

    Default 6 month old won't take bottle from anyone but me

    Help! I need advice! My ds2 started daycare a month ago, at 5 months old. Since then he refuses to let dh feed him. He's also very difficult for his daycare provider to bottle feed (goes to family daycare). Today it took her an hour and he only had 40ml. He has a full bottle from me in the mornings and as soon as i get home from work in the afternoons. I'm the only one he'll feed properly for. He's been exclusively formula fed since he was 2.5 months old. There was a stage when dh couldn't feed him for awhile. Then he was ok. As soon as he started daycare he refused to feed from dh.
    I think he has bad separation anxiety.
    Heis fine with dh and daycare in all aspects other than bottle feeding. He eats food well for his daycare teacher.

    Has anyone else had this issue?
    Is it something he'll outgrow?
    I'm worried his daycare teacher won't want him there anymore as he's difficult. Both my sons go there, I'd hate for them to have to go somewhere else, not to mention all places around where i live that I'd actually consider sending them to don't have availability in the babies rooms.
    We never had this problem with ds1.

    My nurse friend thinks he has separation anxiety. I just don't know what to do 😯

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Posts
    6,872
    Thanks
    5,195
    Thanked
    3,896
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Sounds like separation anxiety to me too.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Help- need to wean 22 month old off formula bottle
    By loulou21 in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 11-12-2015, 12:10
  2. Getting breastfed bub to take bottle of EBM?
    By gingermillie in forum Breastfeeding Support
    Replies: 19
    Last Post: 18-11-2015, 15:40
  3. 5 month old refusing bottle
    By MamaEve in forum Mixed Breast & Bottle Feeding Support
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 27-10-2015, 21:47

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Fridge-To-Go Australasia
Xmas with a NEW Fridge-to-go Lunch Bag! Fridge-To-Go Australasia
Fridge-to-go 8 hour cooler bags are ideal under the Christmas tree! Now in modern lunch bag designs - fill them with toys and chocolate to make parents and kids happy! Stay super cool and eat healthy and fresh food all summer long!
sales & new stuffsee all
Bub Hub Sales Listing
HAVING A SALE? Let parents know about it with a Bub Hub Sales listing. Listings are featured on our well trafficked Sales Page + selected randomly to appear on EVERY page
featured supporter
The Fix Program Sydney CBD and Broadway
Pregnancy and women's health physio, pregnancy and new mum Pilates classes taught by our physios for you and bub. Pregnancy back and pelvic pain. Also, we treat postnatal and women of all ages. Incontinence, prolapse, sexual and pelvic pain.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!