Re: Returning to work cup v. bottle
In addition to playing with different types of bottles, play with positioning. Facing baby out, cradle hold, in a bouncy seat, laying in the lap, in the sling, whatever you guys can come up with.
I know many daycare providers that use a cup for their breastfed infants. It's a change for them, and hard for them to accept (change is hard!), but once they learn that baby takes it just fine, they should be ok with offer. Can you ask DCP to try the cup for a week, to see how it goes? Reiterate that this is your preference, due to nipple confusion, and bottle refusal in the past.
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