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    Default When did your LO started holding their bottles and feed themselves?

    My daughter is 7 months and I guess its still early to expect her to hold her own bottle and feed herself but I was wondering at what age did your LO started doing this? I use the Avent bottles to feed her and whenever she grabs the bottle off me, she would just play with it or throw it and will only finish her drink when I'm holding the bottle for her.

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    Girls around 10 months, J last month at 12 months but only when he really wants to.

    Both girls spend more time playing with their bottles than drinking them.

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    4 months... As soon as she was off the boob she wouldn't let me hold her to feed her so for the first few weeks I propped her bottle then at about four months she used her hand on her tummy to hold it up.

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    Never. My dd was holding a sippy cup of water at 6 (4.5 Corrected) months and ds 9 months.

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    I didn't let her until maybe 11 months. I liked the closeness of feeding her myself (or my DP). She is very independent now though and won't let me hold her any more.

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    My first could not take my milk but was happily holding own bottle at 4 mths.

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    DS is still having one at 16 months, and we still hold it and feed him. He can definately do it himself, but it is nice cuddle time and we love it too.

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    my DD never held her own bottles. she was too lazy, i used to put her hands on them and then i would let go so she'd be holding them but then she would just drop it and cry.
    she never got the hang of sippy cups either didn't get the hold up and tilt part. We had to go straight for straw cups instead

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    just after 12 months... i loved the snuggle time. and watching her get sleepy as she had her bottle. so so cute.

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    About 10 months, it has become easier, but I miss holding him for a feed


 

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