+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Posts
    784
    Thanks
    142
    Thanked
    281
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default Recommendations on bottle brands, & a question about formula

    So my newborn (6 days) is having to be topped up with formula on top of breastfeeds cause he's not putting on enough weight. (IUGR baby born early because he wasn't growing sufficiently).

    Anyway, I breastfed my first, so I'm new to this bottle & formula thing!!

    Just wanted some advice on what bottles work well for small bubs who haven't woken up properly yet? With a slow flow so it doesn't impact my breast feeding too much.

    Also a question about formula - can you make a batch for like a days worth & keep in the fridge or do you have to make every bottle immediately before feeding?

    Thanks.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    342
    Thanks
    135
    Thanked
    143
    Reviews
    0
    Congrats on the new bub

    I've found Pigeon wide neck bottles and teats to be the best (I've also used Avent and Closer to Nature). DS had an uncoordinated suck for weeks after he was born and the slow pigeon teats made him work a bit harder for his milk, which really helped him.

    Wide neck Pigeon teats fit Avent bottles, so it might be cheaper to do it that way rather than buying Pigeon bottles.

    Formula can be made up and kept in the fridge for 24hrs.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Posts
    720
    Thanks
    15
    Thanked
    246
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    My bub was really small, and we used closer to nature bottles, he never had a problem. They say when preparing bottles to make one each time they are hungry.

    mother to a beautiful baby boy


 

Similar Threads

  1. Formula recommendations??
    By CLEO26 in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 27-02-2014, 19:06
  2. Looking for formula recommendations for a newborn
    By Lillac in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 05-08-2013, 14:25
  3. Formula recommendations.
    By Rookiemum in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 07-06-2013, 16:31

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Nice Pak Products
Australian Made and Owned. The Baby U Goat Milk Skincare range is enriched with soothing goats milk sourced from country, Victoria. Goat's milk has a pH level close to that of our own skin and contains natural sources of amino acids and vitamins.
sales & new stuffsee all
Bub Hub Sales Listing
HAVING A SALE? Let parents know about it with a Bub Hub Sales listing. Listings are featured on our well trafficked Sales Page + selected randomly to appear on EVERY page
featured supporter
Ro and Co
Ro and Co kids cooking classes and parties are a fantastic way for children to experiment with food. The classes and parties are designed to be both educational and fun, giving your child the skills they need to be confident and creative in the kitchen.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!