Best baby bottles for newborns
April 5, 2019

Babies live the dream, spending most of their time either sleeping or eating. And for some newborns, catching z’s and mealtime is no problem at all… but for the most part, parents aren’t that lucky. Most of the professional (and product) focus usually centers on how to get a baby to sleep more, but how an infant eats is just as important. After all, a baby feeds up to a dozen times a day (jealous of that metabolism!), so finding the best baby bottles for your child can make a major difference. But doing so can be a little bit more complicated than you’d expect. Luckily, we’re here to help you find the best baby bottle for your newborn.

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As with all baby products, baby bottles have gotten increasingly advanced, especially over the last few decades. This is a good thing, as it’s an acknowledgment that no two babies are the same, and it’s helped address many issues that come up at the earliest stages in life. A good baby bottle serves smooth, helping your little one drink without risk of stomach aches, gas, or regurgitation (which is all too common in infants). That’s a matter of both chamber construction and nipple design, which should allow for easy latching.

You also want to be sure that your baby’s bottles are made from safe materials that run no risk of toxicity, which unfortunately is not always guaranteed. They should also be easy to clean, because at eight to 12 meals per day, they’re going to be getting a lot of usage. Which means that they also need to be sturdy, because when you’re a busy parent of an infant, the last thing you want to be doing is shopping all the time for the essentials. That’s why MASSE is here to help you get the best of what you need, with a bit of help from your fellow parents!

Medela Breast Milk Bottle Set
Comotomo Baby Bottle
Dr. Brown’s Original Bottle Newborn Feeding Set
Dr. Brown’s
Philips Avent Classic Baby Bottles
NUK Simply Natural Bottle Gift Set
The decision as to whether breastfeed or use bottles is a personal one and there is no one right answer — it all depends on the parent and baby. But even if you choose to breastfeed, it’s generally not possible to do it for each and every feeding, so baby bottles will still be crucial. That’s where pumping comes in, and Medela’s Breast Milk Bottle is a perfect solution because it hooks right up to the company’s pump system, allowing you to pump, store, and then feed all with one bottle. MASSE users love that it can be used from day one!

Comotomo Baby Bottle

$20.19By: Comotomo
All baby bottles have nipples, but it’s pretty obvious that some of them aren’t much like the real thing. That’s not an aesthetic complaint, but one of function. The more it resembles a mother’s nipple, the more likely that a child is going to naturally latch on. Comotomo’s baby bottles simulate the real thing, and MASSE reviewers are absolutely amazed by the results. One user said her child refused the bottle until they tried Comotomo, while many others say it’s especially helpful in the transition from best to bottle!
Dr. Brown’s Original Bottle Newborn Feeding Set has everything you need to transition to bottle feeding in a safe, comfortable way. It’s not only the nipple you have to think about — even when a baby latches on, actually getting the milk out of the bottle can be a big issue. Dr. Brown’s bottle has a smart vent system that allows a smooth, slow-paced flow of milk, which makes for comfortable feeding that largely eliminates gas, spit-up, and colic. And it works well with breast pumps, making it an all-in-one solution!
Classic baby bottles used to be made out of glass, but that was obviously a little bit risky — no one wants a baby bottle that runs the risk of shattering. The downside to plastic bottles is that the cheap ones sometimes contain harmful chemicals. Enter the Philips Avent Classic Baby Bottle, which is incredibly sturdy and 100% BPA-free. It’s also got a smart vent design in its nipple that allows for easy and smartly paced feeding, and as a MASSE user pointed out, it’s “super easy to clean,” so what’s not to love?
NUK’s Simply Natural Baby Bottle Newborn Gift Set has everything you need to make sure your baby is well-fed and soothed. No matter your baby’s preference and stage of growth, you’ll have what you need in this one package. It includes two 5 oz bottles with slower-flow nipples, so that the youngest newborns can pace themselves and avoid upset stomachs; two 9 oz bottles with medium flow, for the growing baby; and two fast-flow nipples with nine holes so that hungry babies get all the food they need. It also includes two pacifiers, for soothing in between meals.