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The baby took ____ bottle. ( the bottle belongs to the baby)

What possesive pronoun should be used to fill in the blank correctly?
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Oooh hard one.

If we already knew if the baby is a boy or girl we could choose his or her as appropriate.

I suppose as we don't kmow the sex of the baby then 'its' is the only feasible choice, but don't let the parents hear you!
AngelsweetThe baby took ____ bottle. ( the bottle belongs to the baby)

What possesive pronoun should be used to fill in the blank correctly?

If the sex of the baby is not known, then 'its' is the word to use.

However, if we know the sex of the baby, then 'his' or 'her' should be used.

I believe you are thinking of what possessive noun should be used if the sex of the baby is not known. I believe a lot of people think that 'it' and 'its' can be used only for animals, insects and things.
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How about "their"?
"Its" is perfectly alright for babies, if you don't know or want to indicate the sex:

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AlienvoordHow about "their"?
The baby took ____ bottle. ( the bottle belongs to the baby)

What possessive pronoun should be used to fill in the blank correctly?

"Their" can be used if the sentence is "The babies took their bottles."
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How about "their"?
Nope. Can't do that one.

CJ
Here's a point that has gone past all the previous responses: you are asking about a possessive adjective, not a pronoun.
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