Transitioning from Bottles to Cups: Important Factors, Optimal Timing, and Step-by-Step Guidance

This article explains the reasons, appropriate age, and methods for weaning a baby off the bottle. It emphasizes the importance of transitioning from bottle to cup to support the development of motor skills and prevent dental issues. It suggests introducing a sippy cup around 6-9 months and gradually reducing bottle feedings. Starting the process when the baby shows signs of readiness, such as sitting up independently and showing interest in solid foods, is ideal. The article concludes by encouraging parents to seek guidance from pediatricians for a smooth transition process.