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Moving from the Bottle to an Open Cup

Moving a child through the stages of development as a parent and therapeutically, often go hand in hand. The therapist is called to come alongside the parent and assist them in guiding their child through these steps of growth. Today’s podcast offers very practical advice on moving a child from the bottle and pacifier to using an open cup. This progression should focus on advancement that does not reinforce unnatural motions that would have negative affect on other oral progress, such as speech. Be sure to check out the information on Sippy Cups in the Show Notes.

“Sippy Cups: 3 Reasons to Skip Them and What to Offer Instead” by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association

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