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At what age should a toddler be able to use a spoon instead of relying on a feeding bottle?

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Dr. Melissa Gowans
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Spoon feeding: By six months you should be adding baby food/cereal by spoon. Your baby is still going to get most of their calories from milk but as you are able to feed more items, you'll be able to decrease how much milk they need. By their first year, your baby should be off the bottle entirely. Drinking from a regular or "zippy cup" and it should not be their main source for nutrition.

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