There can be many different opinions about when your baby should learn the technique of drinking from a regular cup. Some experts recommend that you start introducing the cup to your baby when he/she can sit on his/her own. At this early age, baby does not yet have the clear idea that the feeding bottle may gradually be replaced by a sippy or sippy cup. If you only start introducing your baby to the sippy cup later, it may be more difficult to get your baby to accept the new way of drinking because they simply perceive and understand more and more things. Children are different, so we will of course leave it up to each parent as to whether or when you feel like introducing any sippy cup to your child. To the great help of parents, there are now many products available on the market in different cups. These are the cups that can help teach your child the technique of drinking from a regular cup. We have listed the sippy cups of different brands below, so that you have the opportunity to find good inspiration for baby's first cup. Read more below.
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Baby's first cup - The classic spouted cup
A sippy cup can be great as baby's first cup because the mouthpiece is very similar to a pacifier. It varies a lot what a parent prefers for their child. A sippy cup usually has a handle so it is easy for baby to hold onto the cup. Today, spill-free teat cups are produced, which means that the baby has to suck to get liquid out. The valve in the cup's lid therefore keeps the liquid in, even if the baby turns the cup upside down. It's a smart starter cup so your child can learn the technique. Take a look at the different models of sippy cups below to get some inspiration for your baby's first cup.
Tumbler from Tommee Tippee
This spoutless cup has a soft spout and large handles so it's easy for baby to hold onto the cup. This spout is super good for when baby is learning to drink from the cup. Your baby can also lie down and drink as only enough liquid comes out. The teacup holds 150 ml of liquid. The cup from Tommee Tippee is available in several colours and costs 58 DKK. at the retailer Babygear here.
Teat cup from MAM
This spout cup has a soft spout and good grips, so it's easy for baby to hold the cup. The spout is spill-free so only the liquid you need comes out. The teat cup holds 150 ml of liquid and is ideal as a starter cup. The MAM teat cup is available in several colours and costs 74 DKK. at the retailer Babygear here.
Teat cup from Philips Avent
Smart spout cup which is super practical as it is spill-free. This means that the valve in the cup lid only lets the liquid out when baby sucks on the cup spout. The cup holds 200 ml of liquid. The cup handle makes it easy for baby to hold onto the cup. A good starter cup for baby learning to drink from a cup. The teacup is available in blue and pink and costs 89,95 kr. at the retailer Mammashop here.
Tudekop from Vital Baby
Nice spill-free spout that has a soft spout and is easy to drink from. Great as a starter cup when baby is learning to drink from a regular cup. The lid can be replaced with other lids from the Vital Baby range. The cup holds 230 ml of liquid and has easy to bend handles. The teacup is dishwasher and microwave safe, sterilizable and 100% BPA free. The Vital Baby teacup costs DKK 54. at the retailer Babygear here.
Tudekop from Nuk
Nice starter cup that is spill-free and can hold 150 ml of liquid. The cup has a soft silicone spout and has good handles that make it easy for baby to hold onto the cup. If you're on the go, you can quickly and easily put the lid on. You can also remove the spout so baby can use the spout cup as a normal cup afterwards. This teat cup has a so-called anti-colic system, which means that the valves in the cup shut out all air while baby is drinking. In this way, the baby avoids unnecessary air from the cup. The cup is completely BPA-free and the parts can be separated for cleaning. The Nuk teacup is available in many colours and designs and costs 89,95 at the retailer Kids World here.
Drinking cup for baby and child - Soft transition to regular cup
The popular drinking cup with and without handle for baby and child is a brilliant idea for when your child is learning to drink from a regular cup. The different cups can vary in size depending on how much liquid they can hold. However, the drinking cup is shaped like a normal cup. The clever feature of the popular drinking cup for baby and child is the hidden valve in the lid of the cup. The valve ensures that unnecessary liquid cannot escape. It is only when the baby's lips hit the cup rim and suck that the liquid in the cup can come out. The design is clever because the child learns the actual technique of drinking from a cup, yet without spilling. The cup is also super suitable for taking on trips. Get inspiration for a drinking cup with or without a handle for baby or child below.
Drinking cup with handle from Nuk
Super smart drinking cup that can hold 230 ml. liquid. The cup has a screw cap with a silicone valve that ensures that the liquid from the cup can not leak out. When your child drinks from the cup and presses their lips against the rim, the liquid will come out. This drinking cup is super good as a starter cup, so that later the child can drink from a regular cup. The cup is also super handy to take on trips, as the liquid can't just spill out. All parts of the cup can be disassembled and washed. The Nuk drinking cup is available in Navy, Pink and Turquoise for DKK 139.95. at the retailer Kids World here.
Drinking cup with handle from Bambino
This spill-free cup is a perfect starter cup for the child who is learning to drink from a real cup. The cup's valve prevents the liquid from coming out without the child's lips touching the cup's rim to drink. With the Bambino cup, your child can drink all the way around the cup. The cup holds 275 ml of liquid, is BPA-free and has a smart lid that allows the cup to be completely closed when it goes into the bag. Hand washable. The Bambino drinking cup is available in pink, blue and white and costs DKK 144. at the retailer Babygear here.
Baby cup with handle from Wow Gear
Practical and smart drinking cup with handle that makes it easy for baby or child to hold. The cup is designed with a two-piece silicone valve that makes the cup spill-proof. The cup can hold 207 ml of liquid. Here, baby's lips have to press slightly on the valve itself for the liquid to come out. The valve works no matter where baby's lips grip the cup's rim. The valves are resealed when baby or child has finished drinking. The cup may be particularly good as a starter cup, so that the baby gradually learns the technique of drinking from a regular cup. The parts of the cup can be taken apart and cleaned in the dishwasher. The drinking cup is available in purple with a pink lid and blue with a yellow lid for DKK 119.95. at the retailer Kids World here.
Drinking cup with handle from Wow Gear
This drinking cup is without handle and can hold 266 ml. liquid. The cup is super practical, as it has a two-part valve which makes the cup completely spill-free. The baby's lips have to press against the rim of the cup and suck, allowing the liquid to come out. Since the valve is 360 degrees around, the child can drink all the way around the cup's rim. When the child has finished drinking, the valves close again. The Wow cup is a good transition to a regular cup, gradually increasing the child's understanding of the drinking technique. The parts of the cup can be disassembled and easily cleaned in the dishwasher. The cup is free of BPA, phthalates and PVC. The Wow Gear drinking cup is available in several colours and costs 99.95 at the retailer Kids-World here.
Drinking cup with handle from Avent
Nice drinking cup with lid and handle that can hold 360 ml of liquid. The child has to put the upper lip on the lid to get the liquid out. When the cup is not being drunk, the valve closes automatically to keep the cup spill-free. With this cup, the child can drink all the way around the rim of the cup, just like with an adult cup. This is a great way to teach your baby or child to drink from a cup without spilling. A super starter cup. The cup is available in green, blue and purple. The Avent sippy cup costs DKK 69. at the retailer Children in Balance here.
Drinking cup with handle from Munchkin
This sippy cup is an award-winning starter cup for baby and toddler. The 100% is spill-free, super easy to drink from and baby learns the "drinking technique". Baby can drink from the cup rim all the way around, and liquid only comes out when baby puts his lip on to drink. So no liquid comes out even if it is turned upside down or taken for a walk. Super smart beginner cup from Munchkin available in blue, green, pink and orange for 64 kr. at the retailer Babygear here.
Baby bottle from Philips Avent
Even though this Philips Avent sippy cup can also be called a bottle, we'd like to give it a thumbs up anyway. The bottle is equipped with a straw that can be closed when the bottle lid is turned. The straw is spill-free as the bottle has an integrated valve in the lid. The bottle is therefore super practical to take on trips and to teach your child to drink from a straw. The bottle holds 340 ml of liquid and is also easy to clean as it is dishwasher safe. The Philips Avent bottle is available in blue and pink and costs DKK 114. at the retailer Babygear.