• The Best Baby Bottles & Breast Pumps Of 2015

    Our selective guide to the best baby bottles and breast pumps on the market this year

    By Mia Weber

    It’s all fun and games and gazing at the adorable baby until feeding time rolls around. But fret not, new parents! Just hop on our exclusive bottle rocket to the Milk-y Way and behold our selective guide to the best baby bottles and breast pumps on the market this year.

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    • 5 Phases 4 Oz. Hybrid Glass Baby Bottle
      5 Phases 4 Oz. Hybrid Glass Baby Bottle

      With their newly released 4 oz. size, 5 Phases combines the health and safety of glass with the durability of a plastic bottle. A plastic sleeve containing a removable glass insert helps prevent accidents by capturing the shards if shattered. Fully assembled 4 oz. bottle, $15.98; 4 oz. bottle with starter kit, $36.98; 5phases.com

    • Adiri NxGen Nurser
      Adiri NxGen Nurser

      The Adiri Nurser has a special bottom vent system to help reduce colic and comes apart into three easy-to-clean pieces. Other bonuses: interchangeable nipples for different milk-flow rates and a warming disc. From $13.97, reliabrand.com

    • b.box essential baby bottle & dispenser
      b.box essential baby bottle & dispenser

      The b.box essential baby bottle & dispenser features a built-in formula dispenser for preparing at home and feeding on the go. It also offers dual functionality by converting to a conventional bottle. The 8 oz. bottle is dishwasher- and sterilizer-safe, includes anti-colic nipples, is BPA-free, and is available in four colors. $20, bbox.com.au

    • Bittylab Bare Air-free Baby Bottles with Easy-latch Nipple
      Bittylab Bare Air-free Baby Bottles with Easy-latch Nipple

      Without air vents, Bare’s syringe-like technology features an air plug (a water- and air-tight seal) that moves inside the bottle to deliver air-free milk and reduce air ingestion. The new and improved air plug is more durable, user-friendly, and dishwasher safe, and features two different nipples: The New Easy-latch nipple and the original Perfe-latch Nipple. $15.50, bittylab.com

    • Born Free Newborn & Preemie Bottle and Milk Storage Set
      Born Free Newborn & Preemie Bottle and Milk Storage Set

      The new Born Free Newborn & Preemie Bottle, with ActiveFlow venting technology, makes feeding a preemie baby a snap by allowing the baby to control the flow of milk just as if they were breastfeeding. Plus, the single-mL graduations allow you to measure exactly how much milk baby is drinking. $19.99, summerinfant.com

    • Chicco NaturalFit Advanced Bottles
      Chicco NaturalFit Advanced Bottles

      Each bottle in this brand new feeding system is designed to “grow with baby” (from 0-6 months), as each bottle and differently shaped nipple is designed for a different age range. The NaturalFit nipples are made from extra-soft silicone to feel more like a breast, and the realistic shape makes the transition from breast to bottle very easy, while twin anti-colic valves prevent air indigestion. $8.99 each, chiccousa.com

    • Comotomo Baby Bottle
      Comotomo Baby Bottle

      Made out of medical-grade silicone, these bottles are soft, skin-like, and even a bit squeezy to imitate the breastfeeding experience. The super-wide mound makes for easy cleaning, and the two vents minimize air intake. 5 oz., $12.99; 8 oz., $13.99; amazon.com

    • Dr. Brown’s Bottles in Glass, Standard, and Wide-Neck
      Dr. Brown’s Bottles in Glass, Standard, and Wide-Neck

      Dr. Brown’s bottles are favored by parents because they reduce feeding problems like colic, spit-up, burping, and gas. The Patented Internal Vent System eliminates air and a vacuum effect, allowing your baby to feed comfortably. It also reduces air bubble oxidation of the milk to help preserve vitamins and lipids. Glass 2-pack, $13.99; Standard and Wide-Neck, $6.99; drbrownsbaby.com

    • Evenflo Feeding Tinted Glass Bottles
      Evenflo Feeding Tinted Glass Bottles

      These new tinted bottles are BPA-free, dishwasher safe, and expertly designed for super-easy assembly and leak-free use. Plus, the ProFlow Integrated Venting Nipple assures maximum comfort and flow for baby. The Tinted Glass Bottle is available in lavender and teal hues. $11.99, evenflofeeding.com

    • The First Years GumDrop Wide Neck Bottles
      The First Years GumDrop Wide Neck Bottles

      Help keep your baby’s tummy happy with The First Years’ GumDrop Wide Neck bottles, designed to help reduce colic by using GentleVent technology. The BPA-free bottle is designed for easy handling by mom or baby, and features 100 percent silicone nipples. $14.99, thefirstyears.com/gumdrop

    • Gerber First Essentials Clearview Bottle
      Gerber First Essentials Clearview Bottle

      This BPA-free bottle helps reduce colic with a vented nipple design for less swallowed air, and comes with a leak-proof hood. Plus, the ribs and vent help prevent nipple collapse. 3-pack, $3.19; gerber.com

    • Kiinde Twist Starter Kit
      Kiinde Twist Starter Kit

      This unique kit offers milk collection, storage, and feeding all in one! The Kiinde Twist system completely eliminates the need to transfer milk from bottles to bags and back again. This set contains Twist Pouches, Direct Pump adapters, a Keeper storage bag, Squeeze bottles, slow-flow Active Latch nipples, and nipple cleaning brushes. $39.99, kiinde.com

    • Klean Kid Kanteen Stainless Steel Baby Bottles
      Klean Kid Kanteen Stainless Steel Baby Bottles

      These toxin-free, stainless-steel bottles are designed with proper digestion and development in mind. What’s more, the wide mouth is easy to clean, and its hourglass shape is easy for small baby hands to hold. From $18.95, kleankanteen.com

    • Lansinoh mOmma Bottle with NaturalWave Nipple
      Lansinoh mOmma Bottle with NaturalWave Nipple

      The Lansinoh mOmma Bottle with NaturalWave Nipple is clinically proven to reduce nipple confusion, making it easier for baby to go from breast to bottle and back to breast. This bottle is BPA- and BPS-free and can be used to safely store breast milk. The ergonomic design is compatible with both the Lansinoh Signature Pro Double Electric Breast Pump and Lansinoh Manual Breast Pump. Available at Babies ‘R’ Us stores; $7.99-19.99; lansinoh.com

    • Lifefactory Glass Baby Bottle Starter Sets
      Lifefactory Glass Baby Bottle Starter Sets

      These Glass Baby Bottle Starter Sets help ensure that mom and baby get off to a healthy start. Lifefactory offers 2-Bottle, 4-Bottle and 6-Bottle sets that also include essential accessories—like nipples, silicone sleeves, and teethers. All materials in the sets are BPA- and BPS-free and dishwasher safe. 2-Bottle Set, $50; 4-Bottle Set, $75; 6-Bottle Set, $100; lifefactory.com

    • MAM Anti-Colic Bottle
      MAM Anti-Colic Bottle

      Ideal for newborns, the MAM Anti-Colic Bottle helps reduce the stress associated with newborn feedings. Patented ventilation holes in the bottle’s base regulate the pressure balance of baby’s milk, allowing it to flow evenly without bubbles or air pockets for reduced gas and colic symptoms. Wide openings at both ends allow for easy filling and cleaning, and a self-sterilizing feature lets parents sterilize an empty bottle in the microwave with a few simple steps. $6.99, mambaby.com

    • Medela Calma:
      Medela Calma:

      This bottle is superb for simulating the breastfeeding experience. With a nipple that allows milk to flow when (and only when) babies create a vacuum, they’ll be able to feed, pause, and breathe naturally, just as they intuitively do with breastfeeding. From $17.99-24.99, medela.com

    • Mimijumi Not So Hungry Bottle
      Mimijumi Not So Hungry Bottle

      Mimijumi’s distinctly-shaped bottles feel natural, making it easy for babies to go back and forth from breast to bottle—plus, the unique design lets the baby control the flow, not the bottle, so the original bottle and nipple work for up to 12 months old. This compact bottle is also easy to clean and dishwasher safe. $28.99, mimijumi.com

    • Mixie Baby Formula Bottle
      Mixie Baby Formula Bottle

      This baby bottle is all about convenience. You can add the water to the bottle and load up the formula in a separate compartment in advance, then press a button to release the powder into the bottle when it’s time to feed. 8 oz., $19.99; 4 oz., $16.99; all stages nipples, $5.99; babiesrus.com

    • Munchkin LATCH Bottle
      Munchkin LATCH Bottle

      Proper latch is achieved when the nipple reaches all the way back to baby’s soft palate—and the LATCH accordion nipple moves, stretches, and functions like the breast, helping baby latch easily and correctly. The BPA-free LATCH bottle mimics a breast by releasing more breast milk as baby pushes against the nipple’s base. Plus, the LATCH Stage 1 nipple flow is designed with a reduced rate. $9.99, munchkin.com

    • NUK Advanced Orthodontic Bottle
      NUK Advanced Orthodontic Bottle

      NUK Advanced Orthodontic Bottle: With a natural shape that supports combining breast and bottle feeding, the Advanced Orthodontic Nipple fits baby’s mouth like mom’s breast. Plus, NUK’s one-piece anti-colic Air System helps prevent colic, spit-up, and gas. This bottles is also easy to clean, dishwasher safe, and BPA-free. 2-pack, $12.97; nuk-usa.com

    • Philips AVENT Newborn Bottle with First Flow Nipple
      Philips AVENT Newborn Bottle with First Flow Nipple

      This bottle is designed with newborns and premature infants’ needs in mind, with a more controlled flow rate and a 2 oz. size (ideal for smaller tummies). It also features a wide-shaped, textured nipple that closely resembles the breast, as well as a twin valve design to reduce colic, and comfort petals inside the nipple to increase softness and flexibility. Newborn bottle 2-pack, $16.99; Natural First Flow Nipple 2-pack, $5.99; philips.us/avent

    • Playtex SureFeed Discovery Set
      Playtex SureFeed Discovery Set

      If you baby is having a hard time feeding, they might be rejecting the nipple rather than the bottle. That’s why Playtex developed a wide range of nipples. The set includes a Slow Flow Nipple Variety Pack, a 4 oz. Nurser with Slow Flow Silicone Nipple and five Drop-Ins Liners, and a 6 oz. VentAire Bottle with a Slow Flow Silicone Nipple. $21.99, playtexbaby.com

    • Pura Kiki
      Pura Kiki

      Pura’s Kiki line of juvenile products is 100 percent plastic-free, making it super safe for growing babies. In addition, the Baby Grows… Bottle Evolves design of the Kiki bottles is compatible with new straw tops, and allows the bottles to transform into a sippy cup, water bottle, and snack cup with simple swap of silicone inserts as your baby grows. Bottles, $13.99-$22.99; Nipples and bottle tops, $4.99-5.49; purastainless.com

    • Thinkbaby’s All-In-One Thinker System
      Thinkbaby’s All-In-One Thinker System

      This comprehensive and adaptable bottles system (which is 100 percent BPA-free) comes with everything you need to take your feeding gear from a bottle to a sippy cup to a “thinkster” as your little one grows up to age 4. The handles and different nipples and spouts can be swapped on and off as need be. $24.99, GOthinkbaby.com

    • Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Feeding Bottle
      Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Feeding Bottle

      With these BPA-free bottles (available in 5 and 9 oz. sizes), switching between breast and bottle feeding becomes easier than ever before. Tommee Tippee has designed an easy, latch-on nipple shape to mimic the natural flex, stretch, and movement of a mother’s breast. Together with the bottle’s super-sensitive Easi-Vent valve, this encourages your baby’s intuitive feeding action for comfortable feeding. From $8.99; tommeetippee.us

    • Ameda Purely Yours CarryAll Breast Pump
      Ameda Purely Yours CarryAll Breast Pump

      The Ameda HygieniKit Milk Collection System, included with this pump, is the world’s only breast pump kit with a proven protective barrier. Proven Airlock Protection keeps tubing dry by preventing air flow between the expressed milk and pump tubing while pumping. $179.99-199, ameda.com

    • Dr. Brown’s Manual Breast Pump
      Dr. Brown’s Manual Breast Pump

      The patented compression technology of the Dr. Brown’s Manual Breast Pump is designed to help minimize tugging and pinching. The flexible breastcup gently puffs in and out to emulate baby’s mouth, tongue, and jaw action, designed to create a comfortable pumping experience for mom. The pump is BPA-free and dishwasher safe. $34.99, drbrownsbaby.com

    • EnJoye LBI Breast Pump with Deluxe Tote Set
      EnJoye LBI Breast Pump with Deluxe Tote Set

      When you don’t have access to outlets, the rechargeable internal battery in this double electric pump can run for up to four hours. Moms can even save and share hygienically with the Personal Accessory Set. $339.99, hygeiainc.com

    • Evenflo Feeding Advanced Double Electric Breast Pump
      Evenflo Feeding Advanced Double Electric Breast Pump

      This great electric pump offers exclusive Evenflo features like PerfectPosition for slouch-free pumping comfort, the AdvancedFit Flange System with three sizes, AdvancedControl with 32 speed and suction settings, and the PerfectlyPur closed-system design to prevent milk backup and keep milk pure. Plus, the pump includes educational programming access to a priceless resource for success. $99.99, evenflofeeding.com

    • The First Years Quiet Expressions Plus Double Electric Breast Pump
      The First Years Quiet Expressions Plus Double Electric Breast Pump

      This pump is lightweight and quiet for discreet pumping. It features a unique handle that allows double pumping with just one hand and soft Flexi-fit breast shields that create a perfect fit with eight suction level settings. It also includes two 4 oz. GumDrop bottles, a rechargeable battery, a back-lit digital screen, and a stylish on-the-go tote. $99.99, target.com

    • Lansinoh Signature Pro Double Electric Breast Pump
      Lansinoh Signature Pro Double Electric Breast Pump

      The Lansinoh Signature Pro provides advanced technology at an affordable price. This pump is the only pump with three pumping styles and eight adjustable suction levels, allowing mom to select the setting that works best for her. A closed-system design reduces the number of parts cleaned, and prevents bacteria and mold growth. $149.99, lansinoh.com

    • Medela Freestyle Breast Pump
      Medela Freestyle Breast Pump

      The Freestyle is a compact, lightweight double electric breast pump with a rechargeable battery for mobile pumping. It features 2-Phase Expression technology, which is proven to produce more milk in less time and is designed for moms who pump several times a day. The pump is also super-compact and hands-free, and comes with a tote to hold pumping essentials. $399.99, medela.com

    • NUK Double Electric Breast Pump
      NUK Double Electric Breast Pump

      This pump offers 32 suction and speed settings for maximum milk flow, multi-phase settings that mimic natural breastfeeding, a memory feature to recall your favorite settings, soft silicone breast shields with a wide nipple opening, and push button controls. Plus, the digital display indicates your chosen settings clearly and the small number of parts make cleaning and re-assembling easy. $149.99, nuk-usa.com

    • Philips AVENT Comfort Double Electric Breast Pump
      Philips AVENT Comfort Double Electric Breast Pump

      This BPA-free double pump lets you express more milk in less time with a unique design that allows you to sit naturally without leaning forward. The improved massage cushion that stimulates milk flow has a soothing, velvety feel. $199.99, philips.com

    • Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Double Electric Breast Pump
      Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Double Electric Breast Pump

      This pump’s massaging ripples imitate your baby’s natural feeding rhythm, while its flexible silicone cups make for a comfortable experience. The BPA-free system has five level settings. $249.99, tommeetippee.us


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