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Growing Up... Time for an Open Cup Poster

This poster features the image of a 6 month old infant drinking water from an open cup. Drinking from an open beginning at 6 months helps infants with speech development, achieving a healthy weight and reduced the likelihood of cavities. Learning to drink with water helps infants develop health eating patterns and makes for easy clean up as they learn and spill. Share this poster in clinics, early childhood centres and community spaces where parents and caregivers gather to encourage the use of an open cup.

Growing Up... Time for an Open Cup Pamphlet

Growing Up... Time for an Open Cup Pamphlet

This pamphlet shares information about how and why to teach infants to drink from an open cup at 6 months of age. Drinking from an open beginning at 6 months helps infants with speech development, achieving a healthy weight and reduces the likelihood of cavities. Learning to drink with water helps infants develop health eating patterns and makes for easy clean up as they learn and spill.