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Large Bottles (8-9 Oz)

Graduate to larger size bottles when your baby begins to consume close to 4 ounces during a feeding. Four to six of the larger bottle should be sufficient, as your baby will be eating less often as it consumes more during each feeding. A wide-neck bottle (short and wide) is more comfortable to hold and further reduces air bubbles.

Quantity Recommended: 6

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BornFree Plastic Wide-Neck Bottle (9-oz 2-pack)
BornFree Plastic Wide-Neck Bottle (9-oz 2-pack)

$20

BornFree is a leader in BPA-free bottles and is the most widely available BPA-free option. In addition, this bottle features an inner valve that prevents leaking, even when you shake the bottle -- a sensible innovation. Have 4-6 of this larger version on hand when your baby starts taking more than a few ounces during a feeding.

Think Baby (9-oz 2-pack)
Think Baby (9-oz 2-pack)

$18

Think Baby is a BPA-free leader and has taken steps to reduce or eliminate other toxins as well. Only three parts to handle (less than competitors), and the caramel color is a unique touch. Have 4-6 of this larger version on hand when your baby starts taking more than a few ounces during a feeding.

Green to Grow Wide-Neck 10-oz bottle
Green to Grow Wide-Neck 10-oz bottle

$10

A Green to Grow bottle is not the least expensive or easiest to find, but it is a hip green option. We like this company's moxie -- and their smiley logo on the bottle. A little pricey and obscure (but perfect if you prefer pricey and obscure), but look for them to quickly expand distribution. Have 4-6 of this larger version on hand when your baby starts taking more than a few ounces during a feeding.

Playtex Nurser 8-oz Designer Starter (3-pack with liners)
Playtex Nurser 8-oz Designer Starter (3-pack with liners)

$12

Yes, this is your mother's Playtex Nurser -- think of it as retro or a family tradition. It also happens to be BPA-free and many nursing moms swear by it when their little ones refuse other bottles. The disposable liners, while not environmentally friendly, do nearly eliminate air and make clean-up a snap. The Playtex Nurser system is also less expensive than other BPA bottles but requires the ongoing purchases of liners.