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Best bottle for switching between breast & bottle?

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Jeanette - posted on 01/17/2009

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i breast fed all five of my children and found the closer to nature bottles best as they have wide neck soft flexi teats xxx

Melissa - posted on 01/17/2009

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Well I promised to repost to let you know how the Chicco bottle was working.  He's taken too it and no issues switching between the two.  My daughter wouldn't take a bottle when she was little.  You may have to try a few different ones and maybe place the nipples in your bra so they smell like mommy too.  Good luck!

Vercia - posted on 01/11/2009

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I am using Nuk wide bottle and teat and my baby seems to adapt quite well. My first child used Nuk as well but regular teat and she adapted to it well. I think it depends on how early you train your baby.

Shannon - posted on 01/10/2009

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It depends what your child likes and will take... we went through Nuk, Breastflow, Soothie, Playtex... both standard and wide mouth, Dr. Brown's and mam... my son hated everyone of them... at one final attempt, we tried Avent and he loves them... I keep the slowest nipple rate on them so that he doesn't like them too much, and will still stay with me!

Amanda - posted on 01/10/2009

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I used the Playtex disposable nursers with the wide nipples. I liked the silicone nipples better because latex seems to not last if you put them in the dishwasher often as I often had to do because I worked every week. The disposable liners were excellent as far as easiness in clean up when I got home from a 12 hour day shift and needed only to wash the nipples to have clean bottles to fill with my milk for the next work day. I have had several friends that liked these a lot also.

An added bonus of these kind is that you can squeeze all of the air out of the bag and then it just collaspes the same way as the breast does and your baby only gets the milk and no air. My husband was the one most of the time feeding my 2 kids and he said he prefered these bottles over Avent. My babies also like them better as they didn't leak all over around the ring and nipple and the nipples were much softer silicone than Avent or Dr. Browns.

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Monica - posted on 01/17/2009

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I've been using the Playtex Nurser Drop-In system, silicone nipples.  I started with that, because I had the Playtex Pump.  After the pump died (one month into usage) I switched to the Medela Freestyle and am still using the Playtex storage/bottle system.  I LOVE IT, and so does my LO :)

Jenna - posted on 01/14/2009

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I'm a fan of DR Browns glass bottles. You save money on buying drop in liners.



 

Erica - posted on 01/12/2009

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We use Playtex drop-ins w/ the playtex double-electric pump ... you can pump & store right in th liner & when you're ready to feed, just drop in the liner, warm & add a nipple! VERY convenent & sanitary since there is no transferring of milk.

Sonya - posted on 01/11/2009

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i use the breastflow bottles and nipples...my baby has no confusion what so ever

Tania - posted on 01/11/2009

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I found any of the wide neck bottles work well, i suppose because they are "fatter" and more similar to the shape of a breast ?

Jen - posted on 01/11/2009

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I use Advent, my public health nurse recommended this brand. i also use the playtex drop in. both work fine

Bonnie - posted on 01/10/2009

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I use Breastflow because that is what the Lactation Consultant recommended. Not a single problem switching!

Heather - posted on 01/10/2009

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I've used the Playtex drop-ins bottles.  My son likes the brown nipples better than the clear, but he's never had any problems/

Kristi - posted on 01/10/2009

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I use 2 different bottles, a glass Evenflo type and a Medela type ... I use slow flow nipples. My son has no nipple confusion and no issues.

Kandi - posted on 01/10/2009

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It depends on your baby. Our daughter would only take Dr. Brown's...not the bottle I wanted her to like! (the stinker!) We tried Soothies since my midwife recommended these- and she absolutely refused. So, we tried one of literally every brand...and finally, she took the Dr. Brown's. So, for this baby, we are using Dr. Brown's.

Melissa - posted on 01/10/2009

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I actually just purchased a chicco bottle as I think the nipple (teat) is quite similar to the real deal.  I'll let you know how it works once we've used it a few times.

Lori - posted on 01/09/2009

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The only bottles that we use are the Dr. Brown's natural flow.  My son adapted to them rather quickly and we have not had as many spitup problems as we did with the drop in bottles we used for my daughter.

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