From the very start, I always had a long-term plan to use bottles for Eli because I knew that I would eventually go back to work, yet when he was born we didn’t own a single bottle. And then when breastfeeding didn’t work out at all for us, we entered the world of bottle-feeding completely blind, unprepared and very overwhelmed. We went out and bought several different varieties of bottles and spent weeks figuring out what worked best for Eli and for us, which, naturally, wasn’t always the same bottle. Over the course of Eli’s 11 months, we’ve used 5 different types of bottles for various reasons. To say that we’re experienced in bottles would be an understatement.
When I was asked to test out some new bottles to share with you here, I knew we’d have a bit of an issue since Eli has a strong preference for wide-neck bottles. Fortunately, I have a niece who’s 5 months old and is just beginning to take bottles, so we were able to test all the bottles with her, too. Each bottle here was tested at least once a day, for at least a week, by both babies. They’ve all withstood the dishwasher and refrigerator, and most have been warmed in this Bottle Warmer, all without any damage. And while I wasn’t able to test all of the bottles on the market today, I got my hands on a fair share of them.
Now, without further ado, here are my favorite baby bottles of the year:
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Disclaimer: I was given several of these bottles to try out for this review but was otherwise not compensated by any of the companies to review their products. These are simply my family’s favorite bottles!
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