Bottle feeding equipment

Before you start bottle feeding, you'll need to get the items below. When choosing equipment, it’s good to ask your pharmacist or healthcare professional for advice.

You’ll need:

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  • 4 to 6 baby bottles

    Bottles are available in many sizes, and they can be either plastic or glass. You may want to start with smaller sized bottles for newborn feed sizes.

  • 4 to 6 teats

    Slow flowing teats work best for newborns, and you can switch to medium and fast flow once they're older. If you are using a thickened formula or feed thickener, you may need to use a specialized teat for thickened fluids.

  • Bottle brushes(for cleaning bottles & teats)

  • Sterilising equipment

  • An insulated cooler bag

  • Muslin cloths and bibs

  • Muslin cloths and bibs(for expressing milk)

  • Sterile container(for collecting breast milk)

  • If you are formula feeding at all you will also needInfant formula