Putting your baby to bed with a bottle

A bottle at bedtime can soothe your baby to sleep, but it does have risks. For example:

She may start to rely on the bottle to fall asleep.

It may be harder to wean him from the bottle once he's ready to start drinking from a cup.

She may choke on the liquid.

He's more likely to get;ear infections

She has a greater risk of;tooth decay

Save the bottle for mealtime, not bedtime.;Rely on a consistent bedtime routine and your baby will learn to settle down without the risks of a bottle habit that can be hard to break.

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