The Best Baby Bottles of 2018

A surprising amount of science goes into engineering today’s bottles. Find the best bet for your baby.

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Easy to Clean

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Easy to Clean

As your baby drinks from Boon’s soft and pliable Nursh Silicone Pouch Bottle, the cylinder collapses—squeezing all the air out for a less gassy feed. Flip it inside out for a quick scrubdown! $10; booninc.com

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Pick Your Topper

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Pick Your Topper

Use the angled nipple (not shown) that comes with Chicco’s NaturalFit Colorific Bottle when your infant reclines as she drinks. Switch to the straight nipple (above) once she prefers to sit up tall. $17; chiccousa.com

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Germs Be Gone!

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Germs Be Gone!

MAM’s Anti-Colic Bottle—complete with awesome SkinSoft nipple—sterilizes superfast. Simply nest the parts together, add a little water, and zap in the microwave for three minutes. $17 for three; target.com

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Made to Warm

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Made to Warm

The dome shape of Nanobébé’s Breast Milk Bottle was designed with refrigerated breast milk in mind. It heats twice as fast as a standard bottle when submerged in warm water. $11; buybuybaby.com

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Fills Fast

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Fills Fast

Philips Avent’s Anti-Colic Bottle With Air-Free Vent is a cinch to fill and clean thanks to its superwide neck. New this year: a detachable vent that keeps air out of the nipple. $20 for three; philips.com

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Smart Start

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Smart Start

The 5-ounce version of NUK’s Simply Natural Bottle is made for your baby’s first few months. Its slow-flow nipple has multiple milk-releasing holes—just like Mom’s. $18 for three; walmart.com 

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Less to Wash

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Less to Wash

The liner in the Playtex Nurser contracts as your baby drinks, eliminating air and gas. Toss the liner into recycling after each feed and you’re left with just the nipple to clean. $18 for four bottles and 30 liners; walmart.com 

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Takes Milk's Temp

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Takes Milk's Temp

No more guesstimating with a scalding squirt on your arm. The inner tube in Tommee Tippee’s Advanced Anti-Colic Bottle changes from purple to pink if the milk gets too hot. $9; target.com 

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Turns into a Cup

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Turns into a Cup

The Dr. Brown’s Options 2-in-1 Transition Bottle Kit comes with a bottle, the brand’s signature reflux-fighting vent, a nipple, and a sippy spout you can use down the line to transition to cups. $6; target.com