Making the transition from bottle or breast to a proper cup can be a challenge for a lot of little ones, and a sippy cup is an ideal product to bridge this gap.
While the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends giving up a bottle somewhere between 12 and 24 months, there is understandably a learning curve that’s sure to result in ample spills in the meantime — which is where sippy cups come in.
Your child can begin using a sippy cup as soon as she can sit in a high chair to eat solid foods — usually somewhere around 7 or 8 months of age. Try to think of the sippy cup as a bridge to the real thing, and switch once she gets the hang of holding it upright, rather than letting it become a comfort object......
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