When selecting bottles, it is wise to consider the amount of steps required to assemble/disassemble the parts of the bottle as well as the process of preparing the milk. Many bottles have an increased amount of parts to manipulate in order to decrease the risk of colic and gas in the baby. Individuals with decreased hand function may want to practice manipulating a variety of brands to determine which design is easiest to use. However, this decision should not be solely based on the parent’s abilities, but child’s bottle preference may also need to be taken into consideration.
One of the most popular brands on the market for anti-colic bottles, even with multiple parts to assemble. Ridges on the collar assist in providing traction for opening/closing collar on the bottle.
Glass bottle is eco-friendly and can be easier to heat and clean. Silicone cover protects glass from breaking and makes it easier to hold. Ridges on top can provide traction for easy opening/closing.
The bottom piece of the bottle can store the nipple for sterilization. Also has venting system to decrease colic. Easy to read measurements due to color contrast on the bottle.
Comes with the Medela breast pump. Nipple is unique and helps increase the child’s oral development.
Unique accordion style nipple. Anti-colic valve in the bottom of the bottle. Hourglass shape offers alternative options for holding bottle.
Hourglass shape can be easy to hold. This bottle has a small number of parts making it easy to assemble.
Has disposable bottle liners to assist in easy assembly and clean up.
Converts easily into a sippy cup and the hourglass shape gives an alternative option to grasp and hold bottle. Contrasting colors makes it easy for assembly.
Versatile to hold a variety of bottle sizes to provide child and adult with an alternate way to manipulate and grasp bottle.
Flexible product that wraps around baby’s waist to provide hands free bottle feeding. Fits most bottles.
Hands free bottle holder that rests over one shoulder. Bottle can rotate to adjust for comfort and positioning.
We suggest that you consider your own needs and abilities to determine what’s best for you. Hopefully some of theses suggestions are examples from which you can build upon. Contact us if you have found other examples that work well for you.
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