hello Dr.. my son is 14 mon old.. i haven't started bottle feeding yet.. i heard that there is a chance of infection if they are not cleaned properly.. can i start feeding milk with glass now.. also mam how do I stop breastfeeding.. all upper n lower front teeth have erupted for my child. n iam finding it very difficult to bf him due to painful nipples.. pls suggest..

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you can use glass/cup/sipper to give milk.Ideally a baby can be breastfed as long as you can and minimum for 2 years. However if you wish to wean off, then keep the baby well fed through other milk and complementary solid feeds. You can also discourage the child by, using bitter edible things like neem/karela juice. It will take some before the baby is completely weaned off. Also ask any other family member/husband to put the baby to sleep.

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