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I plan on breastfeeding my little critter that's due in December. I have another daughter whose 7 and I had a lot of problems breastfeeding her then that ended in calling it quits in only two weeks. I was young and had no support so this time I want it to be different.
I have been researching a little bit and really don't want to spend boo-koos of bucks testing different ones. Soooo mommies, daddies, caregivers, whoever...
I used playtex drop in bottles with both my breastfed babies when I returned to work. No matter what bottle you end up going with, remember to always use the slow flow nipples so that baby doesn't start prefering the bottle over breast, simply because the bottle is less work for him/her.
I love the playtex drop ins. Although, with my son (who is almost 5), I did not breastfeed. They have the Playtex Nurser which are supposed to work well with breastfed babies. I have read good reviews so plan to use them with this baby coming in Oct which I plan to breastfeed.
I started with the Medela bottle that came with the breast pump but my son really hated it and half of it would dribble down his chin. I happened to have an Avent Newborn flow bottle that came free with some maternity clothes I purchased, so I tried that one and that is what works best.
I used the breastflow bottles from first years. We used them very succesfully for a year back and forth between bottle and breast (now dd is on solids during the day and only nurses evenings and weekends when I'm home