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10/02/2014 at 17:09
10/02/2014 at 17:12
10/02/2014 at 17:21
No experience but I was going to say you leaving the room whilst they try the bottle, and a different brand maybe. I've heard the MAM ones can be quite good too! Hope it goes ok tonight
10/02/2014 at 18:05
I will be watching this thread and praying for a magical solution as B is 17 weeks and refuses the bottle. What works one day doesn't the next for us.
Things I've tried so far ( they haven't worked for us but might for you)
You leave the room.
You leave the house.
Do it at someone else's house.
Wait until she's really hungry.
Try it before she gets hungry
Very warm milk
Quite cool milk
Different teat sizes
While she is asleep- this one worked really well the first time but not the second time.
Good luck! Xx
10/02/2014 at 18:14
10/02/2014 at 19:35
10/02/2014 at 19:40
10/02/2014 at 19:56
10/02/2014 at 20:01
My baby was given a bottle with ebm as a top up since birth but then refused them about 5 months. It's taken me until he is 8 months to get him to take one again reliably. Sometimes he took them randomly between 5 and 8 months but 99% it was refused. One day I was out with a md'er and he was hungry so I offered a bottle whilst telling her it was pointless and he took it! He does only take 3oz usually from a bottle but his milk feeds from me had greatly reduced anyway. I use Mam bottles. There was no difference the day he took it, I didn't do anything different so still surprised why he accepted it.
Just keep trying but I'd maybe only try one other bottle and then stick with it for a few weeks before trying something else. Oh and my baby preferred the bottle from me.
Have you tried using ebm and formula?
10/02/2014 at 20:26
10/02/2014 at 21:38
We had this with p and it was a nightmare. She preferred it from me than H, despite what most people find. You just have to keep going, in the end I gave up frommonths 3-6 as it ws more hassle than trying. The only thing that worked was swapping to formula at 7 months, apparently that was ok for hervand we never had another problem. I hope you find something that works though, kellymom website has some good tips too.
12/02/2014 at 06:13
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