When should I change bottle teat size?
We recommend changing your bottle teats every two months. And you should change them immediately if they’re damaged, weak or have been bitten by tiny teeth. As your baby grows, they’ll be able to feed more.
When should I move my teats too fast?
We have medium flow teats, which most babies are ready for at around 3 months, and a fast flow teat which is best from around 6 months.
How long should a bottle feed take?
A feeding will take about 10-20 minutes. Your baby may finish a bottle and show continued hunger (give them more milk) or they may be full before finishing a bottle.
How can I make my teat flow faster?
Run the nipple through the dishwasher or wash with hot, soapy water. Rinse well and test the new flow speed. Hold the bottle upside down when filled with liquid before giving to your baby. If the flow seems to be slightly increased, test the flow on your baby.
How do I know if baby is still hungry after feeding?
How do I tell if my baby is still hungry after breastfeeding or bottle-feeding?
- Closing their mouth.
- Turning their head away from your breast or their bottle.
- Ignoring the bottle or your breast.
- Slowing down or falling asleep during a feed.
- Relaxing their hands.
How often should I change my baby’s bottle teats?
We recommend changing your bottle teats every two months. And you should change them immediately if they’re damaged, weak or have been bitten by tiny teeth. This opens in a new window. As your baby grows, they’ll be able to feed more.
How do I know when to replace my bottle teat?
It’s important to check out your bottle teat regularly, at least every couple of months, for signs it’s time to toss it out, and replace it with a new one. One of the biggest tell-tale signs is the speed in which the liquid comes out of the teat.
Do I need to change my teats to get more milk?
So just as you use bigger bottles to hold more milk, you may also need to change your teats to provide a faster flow. This opens in a new window. Does your little one?
When should I replace my Baby’s Milk Bottle?
Thankfully, if you’ve purchased a good quality bottle, it’ll last a while, and you can easily replace teats in the meantime. If you spot a crack, chip or break, you need to replace the bottle immediately, as your bub could hurt themselves, particularly if the bottle is glass.