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hi everyone. We are just about to buy some more bottles and teats. I am just wondering if anyone has had any good or bad experiences with different brands? Or are the all much the same. We have a problem mainly with colic so any help in trying to reduce this would be fantastic.
Yup I can comment on this! I stocked up on AVENT before bub was born. I wasn't happy with them. Even with the newborn teat she was dribbling/losing a lot of her feed down her chin. (This wasn't just her, I saw another mum at the hospital when we went to our peads appt, and she had a towel under her sons chin, catching the dribble flow!) Apart from that, my bub got a lot of wind caught from using them. She'd burp it up but it often took a lot of time, and was very forced (big burps that seemed to hurt her) coming up. So no, don't recommend those.

I heard about these Dr Brown's Natural Flow bottles made in the USA. I had difficulty finding them as most sites wouldn't ship them outside of the States... but here's where I ordered them finally -

I got a 12pack of 240ml bottles with newborn teats 0-3mth, and 12 teats for 3-6mths and 6-9mths, and it cost $120 including shipping all up. Sounds expensive, but if you look in the shops here, Avent bottles are $9 per bottle anyway. So I don't think it's that expensive.

Best of all? My bub isn't dribbling anymore, and is SO much more comfy. Her wind comes up almost effortlessly - sometimes I only have to sit her straight, no patting/rubbing etc and she lets it out. I know I probably sound like an ad for this company or something, but honestly, they've made the world of difference. My friend's pregnant at the moment, and we're buying her these bottles - even if she breastfeeds, it's good to have bottles for EBM.

So yes, if your bub has colic/wind, I'd definitely recommend these. :oD Hope it helps!

mady, single mum2muffin, 16/08/05 Syd,Ryde,NSW

I have been using Avent bottles and teats with My 8 week old since birth with no problems, only the problems caused by operator error on my part. Not pulling the teat full through, leading to my baby getting a milk shower or not screwing the teat on straight leading to the kitchen getting a shower when I shook the bottle.

I only find that their is teat leakage around my girls mouth when she is being a bit lazy with her sucking, I find taking the teat out and re- engaging ( as many times as I need to) sorts out the problem.

I have used the newborn size 1, number 2 and the vari flow teats and if I could go back I would have just bought the vari flow (number 1, 2 and 3 on the one teat) as that is all we use now.

My girl has reflux so reduced wind is important she usually has one or two big burps a few minutes after finishing and rarely has wind pain between feeds. But I guess that depends on the baby more than anything.

Good Luck bottle hunting.

Min, NSW, Charlotte 30/8/05

Just thought I'd add a suggestion. I bought all my bottles on ebay. I got an assortment of small and big ones. It worked out that I got $150.00 worth of bottles for $15.00. (All Nuk brand ones in really great condition).

As long as your not against second hand stuff it's perfect. I did however buy brand new teats and thoroughly washed and sterilised everything.

I'm just about to have my second baby and still have all the bottles I got on ebay ready to go.


Mum to (Olivia 3 Feb 2004) & (Emily 26 Jan 2006)

hi there i HIGHLY recomend the pigon bottles and teets (periotic nipple)not sure of the spelling.they should get ride of all the other 1s and only have that.kimba..


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