Highly recommend! No leaks yet.
I have been using these bottles for about 6 weeks now. Recommended by our child health nurse after my son was suffering terrible wind.. i thought it was solely his formula and mentioned to her i was looking to change it when she suggested trying these bottles. The Philips Avent bottles i was using i was noticing bubbles and he often would have some leaking out side of his mouth when drinking, never has this happened with these his wind issues practically disappeared (altho not fully until changed from s26 to blackmores formula). Make sure you c...hange the teat as they age though as he was starting to struggle close to 3 months with getting enough out which prompted me to remember to change to the next size teat. I originally though when I unpacked them and the steralizer that they would be a pain to clean but they arent. Not once have we had the leaking issue that everyone mentions. Had I read the reviews before buying i probably wouldn't have because of the reviews about leaking but so glad i did as no issues for us. Also worth mentioning that I was still partially breastfeeding when starting these bottles when initially started it helped as with previous bottles having faster flow he was going off breast feeding because bottle was much quicker and i had low supply but as the flow is slightly less than usual due to the filter it got him back to still being open to breastfeeding
Purchased in June 2020 for $39.95.
Dont waste your money! They leak so bad!
Dont waste your money- they are so expensive and all you get is a product thats consistently leaks. What a joke. Contacted dr browns to advise and they didnt care and said they have never had leaking issues....ahhh they obviously dont look at their reviews online as all I can see is bad reviews about how they leak!
Purchased in February 2019 at Catch for $40.00.
I wouldn't recommend these
I was recommended these bottles by my health nurse for my prem baby, so during the month of September I went and bought 7 of them from baby kingdom.
These bottles cost a fortune and I was ok with that because the premmie teeth is fantastic for my baby BUT;
The leaking is unbearable especially when I'm out in public, it frustrates me and causes baby to get upset whilst I'm trying to fix the problem.
Very disappointed with this product!!
Purchased in September 2019 at Baby Kingdom for $200.00.
A month ago I would have given these 5 stars. Now the teats are getting blocked (on neocate formula, which is thin..) and a few parts need replacing already. The preparation is getting a little tiring now, but the reason I'm moving on to a different brand is the LEAKING. I've been careful and followed all instructions, yet after 9-10 weeks of use they're starting to leak. I have 8 bottles so each is only used once a day. I read reviews prior and thought people may have been careless.. but no, they just leak.
Purchased in August 2019 at Baby Kingdom Physical store.
Switched from Avent Bottles
I switched to Dr Brown's after a recommendation. My daughter had been having frequent spit-ups and problems burping. I would also need to stop several times throughout feeding with a bottle to burp her to help minimise the spit-ups.
These Dr Brown's bottles are great. They are a bit expensive, but I am able to feed the bottle (100ml) all the way. The vent really seems to help and instead of skulling the whole thing, she is pausing every few seconds before continuing. She still has occasional minor spit-ups but nothing like before.
Only downs...ide, the bottles are very tall and don't fit upright in my Avent steriliser. I can lean them over to fit them in though and it isn't the bottle's fault. There is a bit more to do to clean them as there are 5 parts to the bottle.
Purchased in April 2019 at Baby Bunting for $27.96.
Waste of money they leak!
To begin with great but after about 2mths they leak! Was a horrible experience as I had to express then feed my EBM to my baby and the bottle would leak and I would loose my 3hours hard work expresses milk! She was premi and I had very little milk so this was a nightmare for me!
Purchased in January 2017 for $40.00.
Good for a 3 months then leaking
1. I purchased the small 60mL bottle 2 pack with premmie teats, excellent, my baby stopped choking and significantly reduced the need to burp him. As I initially was breastfeeding and only topping up with formula I slowly purchased more smaller bottles, over time 2 bottles started to leak, then two more etc. I could see that after approx. 3 months of use they started to leak, I suspected constant microwave sterilisation meant the rubber part of the vent system is vulcanised and no longer creates a seal. As I had started moving onto larger size...d bottles it was not such a problem however it meant that I couldn't give the smaller bottles to a friend or sell them. I stopped sterilising the rubber vent. 2. On one occasion I also purchased a set of bottles with a slightly new design. The rubber vent had an added triangle, I couldn't see any improvement and eventually they leaked. The problem was the lids, they were really hard to get on and off and milk leaked from the teat into the lid. I could tell what lids they were as they had a triangle imprint in the lid. From then onwards I only purchased bottles that had the older style of lid. This was possible as many stores had mixed stock. Once all stock is the new bottles I wouldn't bother purchasing them. I contacted the online support email but never received a response. 3.Early on I purchased some bottles at a baby expo, they were significantly cheaper than at a shop such as baby bunting. 4. The product says it can be used with the venting system but then there is no airhole so baby has to suck alot harder, not practical. 5. The bottles have a Max. Volume of 60mL, 120mL and 240mL. Given most baby formula is 60mL water plus powder, it then goes above the "do not fill above line". I then have to pour some off. Very annoying.
Terrible bottles. Leaks and more leaks
I had heard so many people talk about how these bottles were perfect for babies with wind problems and so I got them for my son. Well all I can say is I have almost lost my patience with them. My son is almost 6m old and I long for the time when he no longer needs bottles. I personally feel they did nothing to help with any wind issues he had and they leaked!! some night feeds when I would keep the room as dark as possible i wouldn’t notice the bottle leaking until it was too late and both he & I would be soaked from the leaking milk. If it did...n’t leak whilst he was feeding when I would set the bottle down to wind my son the milk would be running out from the rim. I thought this was possibly a result of continuously been steamed in the electric steriliser but I have heard a lot of reports from others about their bottles leaking also. Not impressed with these bottles whatever for how expensive they are! Do not buy!!
Excellent, easy to use and clean - long lasting
I have been using the Dr Browns bottle for approx 5 months for my 7 month old who had severe colic. These bottle restricted the amount of air and bubbles my son was taking in and making. If you have a baby that likes the gulp I also recommend these.
Although the bottle are on the higher end of cost as are the teets as me son grows, it is worth it.
With my daughter I, who is now 4, i would have spent more money on cheaper bottles by the same age.
I read the reviews before purchasing and found a few said about leakage- they only leak if the green stem isn’t sitting properly or the lid isn’t on properly.
Only downfall is I hadn’t to buy a new bottle bag
Been using narrow neck bottles for few weeks now. Have been so fantastic. My 3 month old baby was only drinking 30-40 mls before crying in pain, she started refusing bottles. I tried 4 different bottles before finding this one. No more tears or stress at feeding time, she drinks all her milk and doesn’t get much wind at all. Fantastic bottles. I’m not sure about the leaking others mention, mine don’t leak at all. Well worth the money.
Leak, Leak, Leak
i'm using Dr. Brown's Natural Flow bottles for couple of month and no doubt this product help my baby. since its time to change for new bottle so i bought the new type "green vent" but the bottles leaks all over my hand and everywhere/terribly either while baby sucking or finish milk and leave it aside.
Not right for our baby
I'm dissatisfied with this product, unfortunately these bottles have done nothing to help my baby with wind/colic problems using the options/ vent system attached and may be the cause of her problems as she has had these bottles from week one. The teats can become blocked quite regularly and if there is no vent system attached the bottles do leak.
The bottles leak terribly and our little one got so upset because it was sooooo hard to suck the milk out. He is having expressed breast milk. After a frustrating hour we got more milk and put it in the Avent and he was frantic and gulped away. Unfortunately neither helped his colic. I then cleaned the bottle and put warm water in it and tried it. It was really difficult to get anything out of it - I'm not sure how a baby is supposed to manage this??
Read the instructions and they work as stated.
Tried many anti gas bottles, Philips Advent, Tommy Tippy, and others to no avail, this Dr Brown bottle worked. 7 week old was up most of the time with clenched fists, hard tummy, grunting and grizzling, a day of these bottles and he's much happier, no leaks or other problems people have mentioned, read the instructions, or download easier to read instructions from their website, very important or you will have leaky bottles. The tube inside lets air into the bottle via holes near the neck, you must have the parts connected properly and the bott...le tilted at least 45 degrees, don't let the baby finish the milk, keep a small amount in the teat so he/she doesn't suck air in. It is quite simple and certainly worth the little effort to read the instructions.
Made colic worse
Purchased these bottles in an attempt to help my son with his colic and excessive wind problem. They are the worst bottles I’ve come across. After one use, his wind intake from them was the worst I’ve ever seen, to the point where he spent the remainder of the day screaming for an hour at a time with wind pain. We are going back to using Nuk bottles, as they seem to be the right one for my son. I would not recommend Dr Brown’s bottles based on my experience with them.
Questions & Answers
I have a question. What is the difference between narrow, standard and wide neck bottles? Which one is more suitable for a newborn?
Does anyone know if you can fit the slim Dr Browns bottles into an advent steam steraliser?
The 4oz fit more than 6 bottles vertically but the 8oz you need to put them horizontally and can fit up to 5 8oz bottles.
I have a question I will be having my baby at the end of June and I would like some information on the Dr brown bottles are they only for babies with colic or Reflux or could I also use them to prevent?
Hello, I've been using them since my oldest daughter was born, I bought them because she was having colic, after I used them with my other 2 daughters and they didn't had any issue with colic and reflux.
I recommend this bottles 100% and if you can get some one to buy them for you on USA and bring them will be better as there the difference on price is huge.
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