___ Start with just an ounce or two of fluid. If it's too heavy or unwieldy, baby might not want to bother with it.
___ Let him try breast milk or formula first. It's sweeter and tastier to babies than water or juice--and will give him an added incentive to sip.
___ Show him what to do: Sit down with your own sippy cup and let him mimic you drinking from it.
___ If baby plays with it instead of drinking from it, let him. At least he's showing an interest. He'll soon learn it's not just a toy--that there's actually yummy stuff inside.
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