How to Pick Baby Bottles

glass_baby_bottlesThe decisions seem endless, don’t they? First, you have to decide on breast or bottle feeding and now you have to pick what kind of bottles?!

When my babies were… fresh, Avent bottles were the brand of choice. Or, for colicky or gassy babies, Dr. Brown’s.

Now, glass bottles are making a comeback! New research on polycarbonate baby bottles has found that bisphenol A migrates into the milk and parents are being advised to switch to glass. Recurring stories in the media, including this article on MSNBC share a reports from government toxicologists with “some concern” that bisphenol A can cause developmental problems in the brain and hormonal systems of infants and children.


Why take a chance? Our partners at Baby Earth have glass bottles from Born Free, Dr. Brown’s and Evenflo. Search for “glass bottles” to see their full selection.

Practical Mommy is Ria Sharon. Click the links for Practical Mommy’s recommendations for travel car seats, affordable and fun diaper bags (skip hop bag), and the best-selling crib brand, Da Vinci Crib.