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Old 02-09-2014, 12:55 AM   #11
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YDD would only ever take Tommy Tippee, and then only reluctantly.


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Old 02-21-2014, 10:20 PM   #12
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My son takes the Avent bottle but also reluctantly.
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Old 02-22-2014, 01:28 AM   #13
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Re: Best bottle

3 1/2 years ago, DD used the Medela ones fine then I switched over to Tommee Tippee since i was BF and TT was new and supposedly similar to breastshape. I had no problem feeding her with that bottle but MIL and DH said they had a hard time getting her to feed. So i switched over to Born Free (there were times she would spit up a lot so i wanted to minimize amount of air she swallowed) but DH loathed washing that bottle and all the parts. So for this baby I am going to try the Kiinde system. I also got 2 free Nuk bottles from registry and OB's office and it has a "hole" vent in the nipple so not as many parts as Born Free. haven't tested it out so I have no reviews on the newer ones.
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Old 02-22-2014, 06:54 AM   #14
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DD would ONLY take the Gerber cheapies, and we tried everything!
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Old 03-28-2014, 10:57 AM   #15
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Re: Best bottle

Do have problems with these leaking I just bought a bunch of them and they leak out the bottom. I checked all the pieces and was very careful when putting them back together and I'm still having the problem
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Old 03-28-2014, 02:06 PM   #16
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Re: Best bottle

Tommee tippee and avent naturals are all my DD would take when she was refusing bottles. I actually had to hold her, rock her, and have a loud white noise machine going just to settle her down enough to take it. I know a lot of people say they won't take from mom, but I have also heard if they only associate feedings with mom that you should try. GL. It can be so frustrating but they will take it eventually if you keep trying
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Old 03-28-2014, 02:43 PM   #17
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At support group we tell people whichever one your baby will take. I know not helpful. We do suggest putting a request out among friends (such as facebook) seeing if anyone has a bottle you can borrow and try without spending a lot of money. In general we suggest wide mouth bottles/nipples that require a wide open latch and the slowest flow nipple.
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Old 03-28-2014, 04:11 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by mibarra View Post
When my LO started refusing a bottle she had previously taken, a faster flow nipple solved the problem for all 3 girls. We use Tommee Tippee.
Yes, if you have a faster let down (I did) the faster flow could help.

We had a big struggle getting mine to take a bottle. The intermittent bottle by mom approach really helped us ultimately. We tried a bunch of nipples, but that wasn't the problem, really. I just switched back and forth from bottle to breast really casually during feedings. Sheet about 3 days straight of this, she took some at the dcp and then over the next week it got to where there was no fuss.
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Old 03-28-2014, 04:17 PM   #19
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Playtex drop ins with the brown silicone nipple.
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Old 03-28-2014, 04:21 PM   #20
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Try a faster flowing nipple, my lo did the same thing til we switched to a faster flow.
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