I am breastfeeding, and it’s going well, but I’m wondering any tricks or advice on giving them a bottle of pumped milk. I have tried a few times, but he won’t latch to the bottle nipple. I’d like to try once in a while for him to have a bottle by my husband so I can have a rest.
Try using Munchkin bottles.
Have someone else give the bottle while ur not in the room and have them squeeze the nipple a little so that there is a bit of milk on the nipple.
I used Mam bottles for my baby and she loves them!!!
My daughter is almost 1 and has been exclusively breastfed for almost her whole life (until solids anyways, otherwise no bottles). When we started her transition to bottles for daycare this is the cup we used for both of my kids and the the bottle we have had the most success with for her. It comes with 2 kinds of nipples, the first bottle like nipple has little bumps on it to help baby latch. These are by far my favorite transition bottle.
Try one of these it’s made to mimic a boob
My first wouldnt drink breast milk out of a bottle he wanted it from me or not at all and my second wouldnt take a bottle at all soo good luck
Good luck! My older daughter never let rubber touch her lips. Wouldn’t even take a pacifier.
Try using the same nipple that is his pacifier shape. We use Tommee Tippee closer to nature pacifiers and bottles and we haven’t had any problems. My older two girls likes mams and dr browns but he prefers Tommee tippee.
Might be the nipple age 0+ for newborn My son is 5 days old and u use avent bottle and he loves it when his dad feeds him
Depending on age, she may be able to go right to a sippy or straw cup. If offering a bottle, lactation consultants recommend someone other than mom offers it. My son, whose still breastfeeding at 2, never would take a bottle. Started on straw sippy around 8 or 9 months for water.
I cup fed mine. You can either let them lap like a kitten or pour gently into their mouth (or use a spoon like soup!). I could never be bothered to faff with bottles!
Try different bottles and nipples, find a nipple that most resembles your own.
Have your husband offer the bottle to baby while you aren’t near or in the room so baby can’t smell you or see you.
Try a little sugar water on the bottle nipple
Definitely try different bottles. There are ones much like a breast with more silicone nipples instead of plastic and rubber. Do some research on which bottles nipples are more like breastfeeding
Have your husband try to give him the bottle when you’re not in the room.
Same thing happened to me, in the end she took Nuk bottles bc apparently those mimic mom’s nipples, but try different ones that are more life like nipples.
I used to tuck the bottle almost under my arm, so that basically only the nipple was in sight. (Right by the breast)