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What is the best type/shape of bottle nipple for newborns?

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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics

In brief: Variable

Every baby prefers something different.
You may just have to try various combos to see what works best for your baby.

In brief: Variable

Every baby prefers something different.
You may just have to try various combos to see what works best for your baby.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics

In brief: Depends

All depends on your baby and what they like.
You may need to try a couple different nipples, including a slow flow one for newborns, to see what works the best. As for bottles, make sure they are made of bpa free plastic. Buy one of a few different kinds and experiment.

In brief: Depends

All depends on your baby and what they like.
You may need to try a couple different nipples, including a slow flow one for newborns, to see what works the best. As for bottles, make sure they are made of bpa free plastic. Buy one of a few different kinds and experiment.
Dr. Laura Webb
Dr. Laura Webb
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: Regular nipple is ok

Normal healthy babies can use a regular nipple on a standard bottle, easily found in any store.
Regular nipples have worked fine for decades. If a baby is having trouble with the milk-flow from a standard nipple, other nipples can be tried. Also, if a baby seems to be swallowing too much air while feeding, other nipples may be tried.

In brief: Regular nipple is ok

Normal healthy babies can use a regular nipple on a standard bottle, easily found in any store.
Regular nipples have worked fine for decades. If a baby is having trouble with the milk-flow from a standard nipple, other nipples can be tried. Also, if a baby seems to be swallowing too much air while feeding, other nipples may be tried.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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