My 7 month old has no problems drinking from a bottle but hates formula
My 7 month old has no problems drinking from a bottle but hates formula. I want to stop breastfeeding because she has teeth and knows how to use them. What can she have instead of formula?
Answer: Hi There, Yes it can be a bit ouchy, most bubs quickly learn it’s not in their best interests to bite so it should resolve itself quickly. Breastmilk and formula are your only two options; often with formula it is a matter of trial and repetition. If you offer a little a number of times during the day, most bubs will adjust. It has a very different taste, texture and smell from breastmilk, hence it can take a little getting used to, and of course the mode of delivery isn’t quiet as warm and soft. If you have any more troubles, pop into see your CHN for some more tips. All the best, Leanne
Answered: 08 Jul 2009