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Should I let my six-month-old baby fall asleep with a bottle?

Nicole H. Gorton, MD
Pediatrics
After six months of age, most babies should not need to be fed after bedtime. After that, it’s best not to let your child fall asleep while nursing or using a bottle. Otherwise, your little one may wake up throughout the night and expect to be fed again to transition back to sleep. 

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