So long sippy cups! It’s time to transition to a real cup; but, how do you do that without taking away the security and comfort of a sippy cup? With a hidden animal at the bottom of each CUPPIES®, your little ones will finish every time to see their favorite friend. Click here to learn more about CUPPIES®.
Why do we need to transition to a cup, you ask? According to Sandra Holtzman, MS, a speech pathologist and certified orofacial myologist, sippy cups can cause difficulty with articulation and clarity of speech. New York City speech pathologist Joslin Zeplin says that a sippy cup should "be used for approximately a month" to ensure the palate does not have "unecessary pressure" from sucking that can deform the palate which would affect the articulation of speech. Learn more here on Web MD.