Self-feeding with a
spoon, spilling some, is a 15-mo.
self-help/adaptive milestone,spilling very little by 20 mos. Let him play with a spoon ~ 10-11 mos.; hold his elbow up & help him dip ~ 14 mos. Hold a double-handled, open mouth cup for him to drink water ~ 10 mos.; ~ 12 mos. when weaning from a bottle, he can hold the cup,& drink with lip closure, a maximum of 16-21 oz./day of whole milk + milk products/day.