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Best Baby Bottles 2020

Best Baby Bottles of 2020

The best baby bottles 2020 are the ones that your baby will take with ease.  As we all know babies have big personalities and what might be the best baby bottle option for your friends baby, may not work for yours.  Having said that, we will give you several great baby bottle options, as well as tips and tricks for helping make sure you pick the best baby bottle for your baby!

What are the Best Features of a Baby Bottle:

  • Your baby takes to it.
  • As few parts as possible.
  • Easy to read markings.
  • Easy to read nipples (when you get to a certain point you will end up having different stage nipples, and it makes a huge difference if the nipples have markings that say what stage or level they are).
  • Does not leak.
  • Easy to clean.

The Best Baby Bottles:

  • 1. best baby bottles comotomoComotomo Baby Bottles – Made from silicone these bottles are a great light weight alternative to plastic bottles ( which can leach chemicals). Comotomo bottles have a nice wide opening making them easy to clean and dishwasher safe.  Babies love the nipples on these bottles, just read some of the reviews on Amazon and you’ll understand why it is in the top ten bottles sold on Amazon..  What would make this bottle even better would be if Comotomo offered breastpump adaptors! There are plenty of pumping moms out there who would love to be able to pump right into their Comotomo bottles. For now breastpumping moms will enjoy the wide opening which makes it easier to poor breast milk into.
  • 2. Best baby bottles AventPhilips Avent Glass Baby Bottles – Philips Avent baby bottles have been around for decades and have seen many changes in design over the years.  The current Avent bottle have a sleek look and is available in both plastic or glass options. This is a wide neck bottle and with the purchase of a breast pump adapter (click here to find out which one you will need), you can easily pump right into these bottles.
  • 3. Best baby bottles LifefactoryLifefactory Baby Bottles –  Lifefactory baby bottles are made from top of the line materials.  The glass comes from … and the silicone…..  These tempered glass can be pumped directly into, you can then freeze the bottles and even heat in hot water without worrying about the glass breaking.  While these bottles are on the pricier side, keep in mind that you can later buy sippy cup spouts that will turn the bottles into sippys.  After the toddler stage you can continue to use these with a solid cap lid for juices, drinks and snacks!  The nipple is a pretty common regular neck size. If your baby does not take well to the nipple, try one of these other compatible nipple brands, Baby Bottle Nipple Compatibility Chart.
  • 4. Best Baby Bottles Evenflow TwistEvenflo Glass Twist Bottles – Evenflo baby bottles are the most affordable brand of bottles that really does the trick.  You can buy Evenflo bottles pretty much anywhere, making it easy to get replacement parts or upgrade your baby to a faster nipple.  Evenflo bottles are offered in plastic or glass, or course we prefer the glass option (which is made in Mexico).  Both the plastic and glass bottles are interchangeable, so you can mix and match.  The price on Amazon for a 6 pack of Evenflo glass bottles is usually right around $12 and special covers can be purchased to help minimize breakage.  If you prefer plastic the price is about the same with a six pack of bottles costing right around $10.
  • 5. Best baby bottles FlipsiFlipsi Baby Bottles –  The Flipsi bottle gets its name from the fact that you can flip the inside of the bottle out, making it super easy to hand wash.  This is a wide neck silicone baby bottle (we love silicone) and just like the Comotomo (number 1 on the list) it is a favorite among breastfeeding moms.  The bottle is lightweight and durable, hopefully soon their will be a option to purchase a sippy attachment for this clever bottle.

Other Baby Bottle Considerations:

Here are some things to consider Before buying your babys bottles:

  • Will your daycare allow that type of bottle you want to use?  For example some daycares might not allow glass bottles.
  • Will your baby bottles work with your breast pump?  Don’t worry we got your covered on this one, just head over to our Breast Pump / Baby Bottle Compatibility Guide

What if my baby does not like the baby bottles I bought?

It is most likely that your baby does not like the nipple, not the actual bottle itself.  You can use our Baby Bottle/ Nipple Compatibility Chart to see if there are other brands of nipples that will fit onto your baby bottles.  This is a quick, cost effective way to keep your current baby bottles.

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Pura Kiki Stainless Steel Baby and Sippy Bottles

Bottles that grow with your baby Pura

The Pura alternative to Plastic baby bottles and sippy cups.

The stainless steel Pura baby bottles and sippy cups are a great alternative to plastic.  If you have decided to stay clear of any plastic baby and sippy bottles, and now you are on the hunt for a stainless steel baby bottle that can also be used as a sippy cup, Pura baby bottles are the bottle you have been looking for.

In general, I tend to lead parents to a hybrid style bottle that will grow with their child. In other words, a baby bottle that can then easily also be used as a sippy bottle. For glass, I usually steer parents to the Lifefactory glass bottles (I will write more about Lifefactory soon). And for a stainless steel hybrid bottle, Pura is the way to go.

Pura designed their line of baby and toddler bottles with a few simple concepts in mind featuring:

  • no plastic components
  • a versatile style opening that allows you to choose from a large selection of nipples and sippy spouts that are compatible with the bottle

Why is this so important? Can’t I just buy the Pura brand of nipples?

Yes, you can, but as a lot of parents find out over time, your baby or toddler may tend to prefer a brand of nipple or sippy spouts over another. So instead of having to spend your money and time looking for a perfect fit, Pura makes it easy.

Pura bottles come in either a 5oz. or 11oz baby bottle size or an 11oz. sippy size. There are even some fun sealing disks that can turn the bottle into a great storage container for snacks while on the go. Below is a chart of all of the nipple and sippy tops that are compatible with the Pura bottles.

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Minnesota Bans BPA in Baby Bottles & Sippy Cups

BPA ban in Baby bottles and Sippy Cups

Minnesota has become the first state to legislate a ban on Bisphenol-A (BPA) in baby bottles and sippy cups.

Interestingly, but not surprisingly, the FDA continues to maintain the chemical is safe.

Other states (California, Connecticut) are set to follow suit and this precedent by Minnesota will only serve to make further bans more likely. Canada has already banned BPA from numerous baby and toddler products.

Unfortunately, even in Minnesota, you’ll still have to wait until 2010 before the ban goes into effect.

While we applaud these efforts we must point out that most (all?) proposed bans target only a very small range of products used by infants and the youngest of children. Important product categories such as feeding and food storage containers, amongst others, are still not being addressed, not to mention the continuing risk of BPA in older children.

You can read more here and here.

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