Mums’ picks 2018: best baby bottles

Mums around the UK have voted in their thousands to tell you the best baby and toddler products of 2018.

There is such a variety of baby bottles on the market, from basic and disposable to anti-colic and self-sterilising, that it can be bewildering. Whichever type you’re leaning towards, our rundown of parents’ baby bottle picks in 2018 can help you choose which is best for you and your baby.Image of Mums' picks 2018 best baby bottle runner-up Medela Calma

5. Medela Calma

Why mums love it

Designed for breastfed babies, the Calma bottle lets your baby feed the way she learned at the breast, which makes switching from breast to bottle and back easy.

Price: from £11.99 (150ml bottle)

What mums say…

“This is an excellent bottle. It has great flow control and my baby hasn’t suffered from colic.”

“Amazing product. My baby was exclusively breastfed and the transition from breast to expressed milk was seamless.”

Image of Mums' picks 2018 best baby bottle runner-up Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature

4. Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature

Why mums love it

The bottle is easy to hold with a slow-flowing teat for comfortable, relaxed feeding. The teat has been designed to mimic the natural movement of your breast.

Price: from £13.48 (six 260ml bottles)

What mums say…

“The bottle is a nice size. It’s easy to hold and to wash.”

“My baby accepted the bottle straight away, despite being breastfed from birth.”Image of Mums' picks 2018 best baby bottle runner-up Dr Brown's Natural Flow®

3. Dr Brown’s Natural Flow

Why mums love it

The bottle features an internal vent system so your baby can feed at her own pace. It helps to reduce colic so your little one has a more comfortable feeding experience.

Price: from £15.49 (two 270ml bottles)

What mums say…

“This bottle was amazing when our son had reflux.”

“My baby is a very fast drinker so this bottle helped prevent him swallowing air.”Image of Mums' picks 2018 best baby bottle runner-up MAM Easy Start Anti-Colic

2. MAM Easy Start Anti-Colic

Why mums love it

These self-sterilising bottles are perfect when you’re out and about. There’s no need for a steriliser – simply heat them in the microwave with water. Ventilation holes in the base ensure your baby doesn’t swallow any air.

Price: from £14.99 (three 160ml bottles)

What mums say…

“My breastfed baby took MAM bottles first time with no fuss and has experienced zero nipple confusion.”

“This is an amazing product. There’s no need for a steriliser and my baby hasn’t had colic.”Image of Mums' picks 2018 best baby bottle winner Philips Avent Classic

Why it’s a winner

The Classic bottle has been used by mums for 30 years and continues to be the preferred choice. The valve on the teat flexes to your baby’s feeding rhythm so milk flows at the pace chosen by your baby. The bottle’s wide neck makes filling and cleaning easy.

Price: from £9.99 (three 260ml bottles)

What mums say…

“It’s well formed to suit the needs of a breastfed baby. I have tried many bottles and always find myself coming back to Avent.”

Avent Classic is easy to use, take apart and sterilise. It’s also comfortable to hold .”

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