Parents' Best Baby Bottles of the Year

You can't bottle happiness, but you can bottle milk and formula—and for your baby, that's pretty close. If you're in the market for a new one, check out our round-up of the best baby bottles of the year.

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Smart Innovation

Chicco Duo
Peter Ardito

It's an industry first: Chicco Duo is a hybrid of unbreakable glass inside, lightweight BPA-free plastic outside. The tech means milk touches glass, but the plastic reduces heft.

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Best Soft Baby Bottle

Comotomo baby bottle
Courtesy of Comotomo

The squishy Comotomo baby bottle is a hit with green-minded parents, since it's made from silicone, not plastic. It works well for babies who alternate between bottle and breast.

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Best "Breast" Baby Bottle

Mimijumi breast bottle
Courtesy of Mimijumi

Known among moms as "the breast bottle," Mimijumi has a domed top that may help some newborns latch on by approximating the nursing experience.

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Best Breast Pump Baby Bottle

Medela Breast Milk Bottle
Courtesy of Medela

Often parents try the Medela Breast Milk Bottle because it fits onto the brand's popular breast pump. But it turns out that many babies happen to love the simple design. Win-win.

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Easiest-to-Clean Baby Bottle

Baby Brezza Natural Bottle
Courtesy of Baby Brezza

Anti-colic features are built into the nipple of the Baby Brezza Natural Bottle, and the whole thing is made up of just two easy-to-wash pieces, saving prep time.

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Best Anti-Colic Baby Bottle

MAM Easy Start Anti-Colic Bottle
Courtesy of MAM

A MAM Easy Start Anti-Colic Bottle is vented at the base, with stackable pieces you can sterilize in the microwave.

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Baby Bottle for Gas and Reflux

Dr. Brown’s Options+ Wide Neck Baby Bottle
Courtesy of Dr. Brown’s

Medical professionals developed the Dr. Brown's Options+ Wide Neck Baby Bottle for superior protection against the gas and reflux thought to contribute to colic.

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Best Glass Baby Bottle with Sleeve

Philips Avent Natural Glass Baby Bottles
Courtesy of Philips Avent

Philips Avent Natural Glass Baby Bottles have a new sleeve to prevent breaking and keep milk warm or cool.

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Best Convertible Baby Bottle

Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature 3 in 1 Glass Bottle
Courtesy of Tommee Tippee

You'll use it for years! A Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature 3 in 1 Glass Bottle can turn into a sippy cup, then a snack cup.

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Best Stackable Baby Bottle

Nanobébé baby bottles
Courtesy of Nanobébé

The Nanobébé's shape distributes milk so it warms up fast and allows for stackable fridge storage: Place new ones on the bottom and take from the top.

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Baby Bottle for Easy Grip

Olábaby GentleBottle
Peter Ardito

Nontoxic silicone makes the Olábaby Gentle Bottle a lightweight alternative to plastic that's also easy to hold. And the off-center nipple helps babies latch.

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Best Hassle-Free Baby Bottle

Hegen Bottle
Courtesy of Hegen

Pour milk in, then push the top down with one hand and turn it to lock—no tightening needed to get this square Hegen Bottle ready. Its nipple plus anti-colic vents prevent backflow.

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Great Bottle for Pumping

Playtex Baby Nursery bottle
Peter Ardito

Pump directly into the silicone pods for the Playtex Baby Nurser and freeze them. Defrost one in warm water, place it in the bottle shell, and go. Pods can be cleaned and reused.

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Baby Bottle With Heat Alert

NUK Smooth Flow Anti-Colic Bottle
Peter Ardito

A blue indicator on the NUK Smooth Flow Anti-Colic Bottle with SafeTemp fades if milk is hot, signaling to cool it until the blue reappears. Its nipple allows your baby to control the flow.

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Best Bottle for Combo Feeding

Lansinoh Breastfeeding Bottle
Peter Ardito

Designed to facilitate a seamless transition between breast and bottle, the Lansinoh Breastfeeding Bottle features a special NaturalWave nipple that mimics the texture of the real thing.

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Best "Slow and Steady" Bottle

Evenflo Feeding Balance and Bottle
Peter Ardito

Many babies, particularly nursing ones, prefer a relaxed pace to hurried gulping. The Evenflo Feeding Balance + Bottle achieves that with a gradually sloped, slow-flow nipple.

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Baby Bottle That Fights Gas

Boon Nursh
Courtesy of Boon

The silicone pouch of the Boon Nursh gently collapses as your baby drinks, minimizing air entering their belly. Flip the inner silicone sleeve inside out for easy cleaning.

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Best Newborn-Friendly Bottle

Munchkin Latch Bottle
Peter Ardito

There's an anti-colic valve at the bottom of the BPA-free plastic Munchkin Latch Bottle to prevent gas. And its flexible nipple stretches to the back of the palate, aiding latch.

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