Best Baby Bottles 2020: Reviews + Buying Guide

Best Baby Bottles

You wouldn’t think that buying baby bottles would be something that you would need to put a lot of effort into. After all, they are just baby bottles, how hard could they possibly be to buy?

Well, the reality is that you do actually need to put quite a bit of thought into what bottles you buy for your child. You have to consider things like material, value, air flow, and much more.

Thankfully, we have done all the heavy lifting for you. If the thought of finding a good set of bottles bores you, just read our best baby bottles review list and pick from our curated set. Want to skip that even? Well, then we would recommend picking up the Comotomo Baby Bottle Set.

A Spotlight On Some of The Best Baby Bottles in 2020:

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Best Baby Bottles Reviews:

Comotomo Baby Bottle Set


For the first review on our best baby bottles list, we are starting with a set of baby bottles made from material that we are going to guess many of you haven’t used before, which is silicone. That’s right, rather than more traditional glass or plastic, the Comotomo Baby Bottle Set (2 bottles per set) is made using silicone. This brings some unique advantages to the table, which is why we think that this bottle set needs to be reviewed on our list.

For starters, let’s talk about what exactly makes these particular bottles so good. As we have already mentioned, they are made from silicone. But what exactly does this mean? Well, silicone is not a hard material nor is it brittle.

So, your baby can smash or squeeze these bottles as much as they want, and they will never break. This also applies to you as well. You don’t have to worry about accidentally losing your grip on the bottles while cleaning them. Something else to consider as well is temperatures. Silicone isn’t like plastic; you can expose it to extreme hot or cold and don’t have to worry about it starting to degrade.

One last thing that we also have to mention about the silicone exterior of these bottles is how amazing it is to clean the bottles out. Because they can be squeezed and manipulated, cleaning the bottles by hand could not be simpler.

Moving away from the bottles themselves, let’s talk about the great nipples on the bottles in the Comotomo Baby Bottle Set. The nipples have two anti-colic vents on them that help to prevent your baby from taking in too much air when drinking.

Pros
  • Two anti-colic vents on the nipples.
  • Made from non-breakable silicone.
  • Easy to clean by hand.
  • Can be exposed to hot or cold temperatures consistently.
Cons
  • Difficult to read volume measures.

Evenflo Feeding Classic Clear Plastic Standard Neck Bottles


If you are looking to get some real bang for your buck when it comes to the baby bottle set that you buy, then you need look no further than this next set that we are going to be reviewing on our best baby bottles list.

The Evenflo Feeding Classic Clear Plastic Standard Neck Bottles is a large bottle set that is, among other things, reliable and very easy on your wallet. You can probably already tell why this deserves a mention on our review list.

First off, what allows this bottle set to provide such amazing value for the money is the fact that they are made of plastic. As we will cover in a lot more detail later on, one of plastic’s best qualities is how cheap it is. It is so cost effective that you can actually get this pack of 12 Evenflo bottles for the low price of $10. So, you can see why we rave about the great value that this bottle pack brings to the table.

Despite being so cheap, this bottle set does bring some cool and useful features to the table. For example, the bottles are equipped with a special nipple that prevents too much air flow into the bottle. This has two benefits.

Firstly, it prevents the nipple from being sucked in. Secondly, it helps to prevent your baby from inhaling too much air when drinking their milk, which prevents colic. This is pretty notable when you consider just how inexpensive the bottles are.

Pros
  • Great value for your money.
  • Comes with a lot of bottles.
  • Easy to use and reliable.
  • Very affordable set.
Cons
  • Not likely to last you for a long time.

Philips Avent Natural Glass Baby Bottle


If you are in the market for the absolute best baby bottles that you can find, then you need to give some serious consideration to the Philips Avent Natural Glass Baby Bottle. As you can see from the product name, these are the first glass bottles that we are reviewing as part of this review list. They also happen to be some of the absolute highest quality baby bottles that you can currently get, which is a fact that is reflected in their hefty price tag.

For starters, as this is the first glass bottle set on this list, we should explain what to expect from glass baby bottles. Glass is a very proven material when it comes to baby bottles (it is what was commonly used before plastic). It is tough, and more importantly, it doesn’t degrade. You can freeze these bottles every day or run them under scalding hot water every single day and you don’t have to worry that plastic chemicals will be leeching into your baby’s milk or formula.

The longevity of this bottle set also helps to soften the blow of the price tag quite a bit since you can rest easy knowing that these bottles can last you for a very long time. In fact, you could easily use these bottles for multiple children, as they will last that long with just a bit of upkeep.

Like a lot of the other high-end baby bottle sets on our review list, the Philips Avent Natural Glass Baby Bottle is equipped with this really handy nipple. The nipple prevents excessive air intake, which as you know by now, is essential for preventing colic.

Pros
  • Well-made glass bottles.
  • Get 4 per set.
  • Nipple that is designed to prevent excessive air intake.
  • Glass is durable enough to last for multiple children.
Cons
  • Very pricey.

NUK First Essentials Clearview Bottle


The next bottle set that we want to review on our best baby bottles list is the entry that is meant for those of you who really want to save some money. We understand that not everyone is on the same budget, so having an inexpensive bottle option like the NUK First Essentials Clearview Bottle is always a good idea.

Make no mistake about it, this bottle is easily the cheapest option that we have reviewed on this list and it is also one of the most affordable options out there. For around the price of $3, you get 3 decent quality bottles. That is not only great value for your money, but it is likely to be the best offer that you can really expect to get.

Pros
  • Cheapest option on the list by far.
  • Bottles are decent quality, given the cost.
  • Nipples won’t collapse due to ribbed design.
Cons
  • Not the greatest quality.

Evenflo Feeding Advanced Angled Vented Bottles


For this final review on our best baby bottles list, we are going to be taking a look at the Evenflo Feeding Advanced Angled Vented Bottles. This is easily the most unique baby bottle that we have reviewed on this entire list for one, very specific reason that is probably obvious to you just from the bottle’s picture. This bottle from Evenflo has a very unique angled shape. However, in addition to the unique shape, it is also just a well-made bottle overall.

Let’s start with the most unique and interesting feature of this bottle, which is its unique shape. The Evenflo Feeding Advanced Angled Vented Bottles is designed to have a very noticeable angle to it. This is meant to do a few things.

Firstly, there is evidence to suggest that some kids will take to the bottle a lot easier if it is angled, as opposed to being given straight. Secondly, the angled design is meant to promote a “sitting up” position when eating.

Outside of the shape, we found that the Evenflo Feeding Advanced Angled Vented Bottles were more than good enough to be featured on this list. The quality of the bottle is really high, and it comes with a very useful, well-designed vented nipple. These are all features that we have looked for on other entries on our best baby bottles list.

Pros
  • Well-made bottle overall.
  • Vented nipple.
  • Not difficult to clean.
  • Unique angled shape can help some fussy eaters take to the bottle.
Cons
  • Unique shape might not be for every baby.

Your Guide To Buying Baby Bottles

Best Baby Bottles

You may recall at the very start of our best baby bottles article that we talked about the surprising number of factors that can go into picking out food baby bottles. Well, hopefully you picked up on that during our review list.

However, we wanted to go even more in-depth on what you need to consider when it comes to picking out baby bottles, instead of just expecting you to pick up on it from our reviews. That is what this buying guide is going to be dedicated to, looking at the various factors that go into selecting the best bottle set for your little one.

Overall Value

 

The first thing that we want to talk about is overall value. As you saw from our review list, baby bottle sets come in a pretty wide variety of price ranges and sizes. There are two bottle sets, individual bottles, six bottle sets, four bottle sets, and much more.

So, one thing that you need to decide is what sort of overall value you want from your bottle set. Generally speaking, larger bottle sets tend to be a bit lower in quality. Higher quality bottles, like ones made from glass or silicone, tend not to be sold in sets of more than 2 or 3. If you are in the market for a large bottle set for some reason, then you are going to need to be prepared to settle for lower quality plastic bottles.

Quality of Material

 

Again, you no doubt picked up from our best baby bottles list, there are various different materials that bottles can be made out of. While we covered the pros and cons of each kind of material somewhat during the course of our best baby bottles review list, we want to go into more detail during our buying guide so that you have a more thorough understanding of the benefits and drawbacks of each kind of material.

Plastic Bottles

 

Plastic is undoubtedly the most common material when it comes to baby bottles. If you were to take a quick look at your local department store, there is no doubt that the vast majority of bottles that you would see would be made of plastic.

The reason for this is pretty obvious. So many baby bottles are made from plastic for the same reason that most other things are made from plastic, which is that it is an extremely cheap material. This is reflected in the costs of plastic baby bottles, which are definitely much cheaper than any other bottle material out there. Plastic baby bottles are great for those parents who want to buy a lot of bottles in bulk, without spending too much money.

Obviously, plastic isn’t perfect, or there would be no need for any other kinds of baby bottle. Plastic isn’t the most durable material out there. It is prone to cracking and breaking if dropped. It is also prone to having its chemical composition altered if exposed to extreme temperatures. So, if you run your plastic bottles under hot water consistently (to clean them) or freeze them (to save the milk inside), then you are going to run the risk of having chemicals from the plastic leech out into the milk.

Silicone Bottles

 

Silicone is a pretty uncommon material to make baby bottles out of when compared to plastic, but maybe it shouldn’t be, as silicone is a pretty good material to make bottles out of, as was hopefully demonstrated on our best baby bottles list.

Silicone’s main benefit is, without a doubt, its durability. You can expose silicone to all sorts of physical damage, and it will still look as good as new. You don’t have to worry about cracking, breaking, or anything like that. Likewise, it is a lot more durable and resistant to extreme temperatures than plastic is. While it isn’t quite on the same level as glass (or even stainless steel), silicone is a lot less likely to start melting or start leeching chemicals into your baby’s milk.

There aren’t any really big downsides to silicone. Probably the biggest issue with this type of bottle is just how difficult they can be to find. You aren’t really going to find a lot, if any, silicone bottles on your local store shelves. This can make finding replacement nipples in a jam difficult, to say the least.

Glass Bottles

 

Glass is definitely an old school material to make bottles out of. However, sometimes old is better and many think that is the case when it comes to glass baby bottles. Glass baby bottles have a ton of advantages going for them. For starters, they will absolutely never break down.

You can heat them up or freeze them to your heart’s desire and they will always be ready to go. There is quite literally zero chance of any chemicals leaking into your baby’s milk. Furthermore, glass bottles will last for a very long time (assuming that you take proper care of them). So, if you know that there are going to be more children in your future, then glass bottles are a great investment.

The two major downsides to glass bottles are that they are a bit on the flimsy side when compared to plastic or silicone. Contrary to what you might assume, well-made glass baby bottles (such as the kind that we featured on our best baby bottles list) aren’t going to shatter if you mishandle them a bit. You have to actually abuse them quite a bit to get them to break. The other downside is cost. Of the three materials that we have talked about so far, glass bottles are by far the most expensive option.

Stainless Steel Bottles

 

Stainless steel isn’t really much of a bottle material in the traditional sense, but we still wanted to talk about it briefly. You can find stainless steel baby bottles out there, but they are really pricey and are generally meant for traveling. They aren’t like glass, plastic, or silicone bottles in the sense that they are meant for day to day use.

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