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Baby Feeding essentials

Breastfeeding or bottle feeding, your baby's feeding journey is one of the most important parts of their early life. Here are some of the essential items you will need to get started

Baby Feeding essentials

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Bottle

Breastfeeding moms can sometimes get tired of being the only ones who feed their babies. If you and your partner are willing, you can take turns giving your baby the bottle. This is a great way for the other parent to bond with your little one and learn how to feed them. It can also give you a much-needed break.

Plastic bottle

Dr. Brown’s Natural Flow® Anti-Colic Baby Bottle

Baby Feeding bottle

Material Type :  Plastic & Silicone 

Material Free :‎ BPA Free

Bottle type : Anti-Colic

Care instruction : Dishwasher, sterilize

Philips AVENT Anti-Colic Baby Bottles

Baby Feeding bottle

Material Type :  Plastic & Silicone 

Material Free :‎ BPA Free

Bottle type : Anti-Colic

Care instruction : Dishwasher, sterilize

Dr. Brown’s Natural Flow® Anti-Colic Options+™

Baby Feeding bottle

Material Type :  Plastic & Silicone 

Material Free :‎ BPA Free

Bottle type : Anti-Colic , Wide-Neck

Care instruction : Dishwasher, sterilize

Philips AVENT Natural Baby Bottle

Baby Feeding bottle

Material Type :  Plastic & Silicone 

Material Free :‎ BPA Free

Bottle type : Natural Response Nipple

Care instruction : Dishwasher, sterilize

Glass bottle

Dr. Brown’s Natural Flow® Anti-Colic Options+™

Baby Feeding bottle

Material Type :  Glass & Silicone 

Material Free :‎ BPA Free

Bottle type : Anti-Colic

Care instruction : Dishwasher, sterilize

Dr. Brown’s Natural Flow® Anti-Colic Options+™

Baby Feeding bottle

Material Type :  Glass & Silicone 

Material Free :‎ BPA Free

Bottle type : Natural Response Nipple

Care instruction : Dishwasher, sterilize

Philips AVENT Glass Natural Baby Bottle

Baby Feeding bottle

Material Type :  Glass & Silicone 

Material Free :‎ BPA Free

Bottle type : Anti-Colic

Care instruction : Dishwasher, sterilize

Nipple

The flow rate of a bottle nipple is determined by its level. Nipple levels are typically categorized by age, and this information can usually be found on the product packaging. A nipple with a lower level will have a slower flow rate, while a nipple with a higher level will have a faster flow rate.

For example, a level 1 nipple is typically recommended for newborns, while a level 4 nipple is typically recommended for babies who are 9 months or older. However, the best way to determine the right nipple level for your baby is to observe them while they are feeding. If your baby is gulping, choking, or having trouble swallowing, then the nipple flow rate may be too fast. If your baby is taking a long time to finish feeding or seems fussy, then the nipple flow rate may be too slow.

It is important to note that the age ranges associated with each nipple level are just a guide. Some babies may need a slower or faster flow rate than what is recommended for their age. If you are unsure about which nipple level is right for your baby, it is always best to consult with your doctor or a lactation consultant.

Philips Avent

0m - First flow (number 0)

0m+ - Newborn flow (number 1)

1m+ - Slow flow (number 2)

3m+ - Medium flow (number 3)

6m+ - Fast flow (number 4)

Dr Brown

Preemie Nipple, 0 months+ 

Level 1 Nipple, 0 months+ 

Level 2 Nipple, 3 months+ 

Level 3 Nipple, 6 months+

Level 4 Nipple, 9 months+ 

Y-Cut Nipple (9 months+) 

Bottle Nipple Sizes for Breastfed Babies

 

When bottle-feeding a breastfed baby, it is best to start with a slow-flow nipple (i.e. level 1 or number 1). This will help to mimic the natural flow of milk from the breast and prevent nipple confusion.

However, as the baby grows and becomes more efficient at sucking, they may need a faster-flow nipple. If you notice that your baby is having difficulty latching or is getting frustrated while bottle-feeding, you may need to switch to a faster-flow nipple.

It is important to talk to your doctor or a lactation consultant if you have any questions about nipple flow rates.

Philips AVENT Natural Response Baby Bottle Nipples

Baby Feeding Nipples

Material Type : Silicone 

Material Free :‎ BPA Free

Bottle type : Natural response Bottle

Care instruction : Dishwasher, sterilize

Dr. Brown’s Natural Flow wide-neck nipple

Baby Feeding Nipples

Material Type : Silicone 

Material Free :‎ BPA Free

Bottle type : Anti-Colic Bottle , wide-neck

Care instruction : Dishwasher, sterilize

Philips AVENT Anti-Colic Baby Bottle Nipple

Baby Feeding Nipples

Material Type : Silicone 

Material Free :‎ BPA Free

Bottle type : Anti-Colic Bottle

Care instruction : Dishwasher, sterilize

Dr. Brown’s Natural Flow Narrow Baby Bottle

Baby Feeding Nipples

Material Type : Silicone 

Material Free :‎ BPA Free

Bottle type : Anti-Colic Bottle , Narrow bottle

Care instruction : Dishwasher, sterilize

Breast Pump

Double Electric Breast Pump

Motif Luna with Battery Double Electric Breast Pump

Breast Pump

Features:

  • Power option - AC adapter/Internal rechargeable battery

  • Suction Strength - 280 mmHg

  • Closed System - prevents milk from entering the tubing

  • Warranty - 2 Years Motor, 90 Days Pump Parts

  • Massage Mode- stimulate let-down by mimicking a baby's nursing pattern.

  • Auto Shut Off - Turns the pump off after 30 minutes of use.

  • Ease Of Use -Simple setup and easy customization options

  • Weight - 2 pounds (Built compact for easy mobility.)

  • Milk Collection Containers -Sturdily built with  stark printed scale 

Benefits:

  • Night Light
    Built-in LED night light with three different settings. 

  • Closed System
    Backflow protection keeps the motor and tubing clean, preventing contamination.

  • Backlit LCD Screen -Easy-to-read screen that won't strain your eyes.

  • Quiet Motor -A quiet 43-decibel hum that won't wake your baby

Spectra S2 Plus

Breast Pump

Features:

  • Suction Strength: 270 mmHg

  • Power Options: Adapter

  • Warranty: 2 Years on Pump, 90 Days on Parts & Accessories

  • Weight: 4 Pounds

Benefits:

  • Ultra Quiet Motor

  • Efficient 

  • Customizable Levels of Suction

  • Easy to Use

Manual Breast Pump

Medela Harmony Manual Breast Pump with Personal Fit Flex

Breast Pump

Features:

  • Warranty: 90 Days

  • 2-Phase Expression technology is proven to produce more milk in less time

  • Soft-touch, ergonomic swivel handle for one-handed operation

  • All parts that touch breastmilk are made without BPA

Benefits:

  • PersonalFit Flex™ Breast Shield provides the benefit of more milk and more comfort

  • Single manual pump is perfect for occasional time away from baby

  • Bottle stand helps prevent spills

Medela Harmony Manual Breast Pump with Personal Fit Flex

Breast Pump

Features:

  • Pivoting pump handle

  • Includes multiple flange sizes

  • Compact and travel-friendly

Benefits:

  • Lightweight and portable

  • Designed for occasional-use pumping

  • Gentle on breasts

Hands-free Collection Cups

Medela Harmony Manual Breast Pump with Personal Fit Flex

Breast Pump

Features:

  • Fits discreetly in-bra for multitasking flexibility

  • Lightweight cups (2.7oz / 77g each)

  • Easy 3-part cleanup and dishwasher safe

  • Transparent design to see when and how your milk is flowing

  • Easily connectable to your Freestyle, Swing Maxi, and Pump in Style

Hands-free Pumping

Willow Go

Breast Pump

Features:

  • Suction Strength: 280 mmHg

  • Power Options: Internal Rechargeable Batteries

  • Warranty: 1 Year Limited Manufacturer’s Warranty

  • Weight: 12.5 Ounces Each

Benefits:

  • Spill-Proof

  • Hands-Free

  • Ultra Quiet and Discreet

  • Easy to Measure Collection

  • Eco-Friendly Pumping: Comes with (2) Five-Ounce Reusable Containers

  • Two Flange Sizes Included for Convenience and Comfort

Willow Pump

Breast Pump

Features:

  • Suction Strength: 245 mmHg

  • Power Options: Rechargeable Batteries

  • Warranty: 1 Year Limited Manufacturer’s Warranty

  • Weight: 12.5 Ounces Each

Benefits:

  • Spill-Proof

  • Hands-Free

  • Quiet and Discreet

  • 7 Levels of Suction

  • Use With Milk Storage Bags or Reusable Containers (sold separately)

  • Smart Suction Technology

  • Connects to Phone for Tracking

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