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    Choosing A Baby Bottle

    Oh, baby. There are so many choices to wade through when you become a parent. If you plan to bottle feed your baby, this guide will help make some of those choices easier—from which is the best baby bottle for your baby, to just how many you’ll need.

    The must-haves

    When it comes to bottle feeding, there are some things we know are must-haves. All our baby bottles have an anti-colic valve built into the teat to help reduce stomach discomfort. Every baby bottle is also easy to hold and BPA free.


    It’s your call

    So those are the essentials. From here you can start narrowing down your selection by looking at your parenting style.

    Will you be exclusively bottle feeding? Or would you like to combine breastfeeding and bottle feeding?


    To make sure you always have a baby bottle that helps reduce colic and suits your parenting style, we made two types of baby bottles: Classic+ and Natural.


    The two types of baby bottles

    Here’s a quick rundown of how these two baby bottles stack up, and which is best for you.


    Classic+ baby bottle

    Think of the Classic+ bottle like a great all-rounder that helps combat colic. It’s clinically proven to reduce fussing and crying, and has a flexible teat for easy latch-on. The built-in anti-colic valve also makes it quick and simple to clean and assemble.

    Best for: Bottle-fed babies


    Natural baby bottle

    Our Natural bottle is for mums who want to switch easily between breast and bottle feeding. Designed to mimic the shape of the breast, the teat is soft and flexible but firm enough so it doesn’t collapse.

    Best for: Combining breast and bottle feeding

    The right size

    Once you’ve chosen the type of baby bottle you want, you can now select a size.


    As your baby gets older, you’ll find they’re able to drink more in a single feed. They’re more confident, and their little stomach isn’t quite so little anymore.


    To make things easy for you, we’ve labelled our baby bottles by age.


    Here’s a quick summary:

    • 0m

    • Newborn

    • 1m+

    • 6m+

    2 oz/60 ml

    4 oz/125 ml

    9 oz/260 ml

    11 oz/330 ml

    A teat to match

    If the bottle size determines the quantity of milk, the teat is about how quickly the milk comes out.


    Remember that if you’re using the Natural baby bottle, the difference here is also the shape of the teat. It’s designed so it feels like the shape of a breast.


    Just like size of the bottle, the flow of the teat increases with your baby’s age. We’ve also labelled our teats with an age indication, but keep in mind that every baby develops at their own rate. The flow rates can be identified by the number on the base of the teat.


    Here’s a quick summary:

    • 0m

    • 0m+

    • 1m+

    • 3m+

    • 6m +

    First flow (number 0)

    Newborn flow (number 1)

    Slow flow (number 2)

    Medium flow (number 3)

    Fast flow (number 4)

    When your little one is ready to transition to liquids other than milk, you can also try these teats:

    • Variable flow

    • Thick feed

    Adjust flow according to thickness of feed

    Faster flow for thicker feeds

    How many baby bottles and teats is enough?

    Sometimes it might feel like your little one has more gear than you do! So how many bottles are enough? And what’s overkill?


    Most mums find 6 baby bottles (3 small and 3 large) is enough to get them through the first 6 months. If you’re planning on having other caregivers look after your little one, you might want to stock up on some spares.


    We also recommend changing the teats on the bottles every 3 months.


    Want to know more about our baby bottles and teats?

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