12 Essential Bottle Feeding Facts

Thinking about bottle feeding your adopted infant? We have everything you need to know to get started.

12 bottle feeding facts for adoptive parents
Silicone nipples (not latex), are preferred. They are dishwasher safe, allergy-free, and less porous than latex. (But many newborns prefer latex.) Choose a bottle that minimizes the extra air that your baby takes in during feeding. Try those with plastic liners or angled bottles. If you have a safe water source, such as city tap water, it is not necessary to use sterilized water to make formula or clean bottles and nipples. Running the bottle equipment through hot soapy water or ...

Read these 12 essential steps for bottle feeding your adoptive baby, from the type of nipple to knowing when he’s had enough.


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