Holding Own Bottle
“Message in a Bottle: MMMMM!”
your child at a 90-degree angle.
sure both you and your child are comfortable and supported.
a bottle to your child, gently placing the nipple in his mouth.
your child is drinking for a few seconds, gently guide your child’s hands so
that they are around the bottle.
the bottle a few inches away from your child’s mouth. Wait and see if he
reaches for it. If not, bring his hands to the bottle.
go of the bottle for brief periods of time, then fully, once your child is able
to independently hold it.
the above steps for all feedings.