2008 was the year that changed the baby bottle. Glass Bottles made a come back, bottles with BPA were removed from the shelves and Silicone made it’s debut.This year at ABC a few companies introduced bottles made of this amazing material.Silicone is perfect because it has no open pores to harbor bacteria. It is free of BPA , Latex, Phthlate, PVC and lead.
Bottles made from this material are flexible except for the BPA-free plastic exo-skeleton, which is placed over the neck and shoulders of the bottle.
They are also heat-resistant, microwavable, shatterproof and dishwasher safe.
Four companies have created bottle made of Silicone.
Here are your options:
- Prince Lionheart – Prince Lionheart’s Silicone Baby Bottles are available in three modern, sleek colors and offer three natural shaped nipples – to meet your baby’s changing nutritional needs (Slow flow, 0-3 months; Medium flow, 3-6 months and Fast flow, 6+ months). They also come in single packs and 3 packs, in 4oz and 8oz.
- Momo Silicone Bottle – Available in just one size -9oz, this Wide Neck Silicone Feeding Bottle comes in Blue and Pink. $13each
- Nursin’ Smart Silicone Bottle by innobaby – This system works from birth through toddler years with interchangeable accessories. Starting with just one bottle, there are several silicone options for a top—a natural nipple, a spoon, or a straw cup.The nipple, made in Stages 1-5, stretches easily, supporting the baby’s natural suckling motion and pressure.The Nursin’ Smart Silicone Bottle set is offered in 5oz and 9oz along with the additional accessories.
- Nuby Natural Touch – offered in 5oz and 7oz, these wide neck bottles are well equipped with a new Soft Flex vented nipple.