Gas and colic problems are mostly seen in small babies of age between 0 to 9 months. These problems usually occur due to the excessive consumption of air while drinking milk – either by bottles or by natural method. One of the easiest ways to reduce these problems is just by replacing the natural feeding bottles by Baby Bottles for colic and gas.
How are these bottles effective?
These bottles have special ventilated system that allows the air to enter into the bottle so that there is no vacuum inside it. In this way the milk flow is proper and babies need not suck the air. Hence, the gas and colic problems are reduced.
A wide variety of bottles are available in the market but to choose one from them to your babies is bit tedious. So, we have done research by comparing various features such as nipple shape, material, easy to clean etc. and selected top 7 best baby bottles for gas and colic.
To minimize your work and just to have an idea we have made a comparison table.
Top 7 Best Baby Bottles For Gas and Colic
|Bottles For Gas and Colic||Material||Milk Flow Rate||Buy Now|
|Dr. Brown’s||Glass||Medium||Check The Price|
|Philips Avent||Glass||Medium||Check The Price|
|Comotomo||Silicon||Slow||Check The Price|
|Tomee Tippee||Plastic||Fast||Check The Price|
|Gerber Graduates||Plastic||Slow||Check The Price|
|Lansinoh||Plastic||Slow||Check The Price|
|Playtex||Plastic||Slow||Check The Price|
Dr. Brown’s Glass bottles are highly effective in reducing colic and gas because they are manufactured by Dr. Brown who is a paediatrician. This product is our first priority because of the special two piece internal vent system which effectively reduces the amount of air entering into your baby’s stomach. These vents send back the air at the bottom of the bottle and provide proper flow of the milk through the nipple. This special vented system is made up of polypropylene which is toxic free so it safe for your babies.
Apart from this, these bottles have a lot of great features such as lightweight, good material, wide neck, dishwasher safe etc.
These bottles are made up of borosilicate glass which is very thick so cannot break down easily and are microwave safe. You can even use the bottle warmer for heating the milk. This glass helps in maintaining the level of vitamins A, C and E in the milk.
They are very light weighted bottles so your baby can easily tilt the bottle according to his/her comfort ability. The neckline of these bottles is wide which provides proper flow of milk and are very easy to clean.
This bottle is completely safe for your infant because the nipples are made up of the silicon material which is proved to be non allergic.
All the parts are carefully designed to provide efficient results. The materials used to make these parts are BPA free – which is cancer causing chemical.
These bottles are dishwasher safe so they can be cleaned easily for better results. A small cleaning brush is provided which can be used while sterilizing the bottle.
- Two piece vent system
- BPA free
- Light weight
- Easy to clean
- Wide neckline
- Non-leak proof design is absent.
Philips never compromises with quality and always provides the best. Philips Avent baby bottles are selected as top second bottles because they are clinically proven to be anti-colic system that reduce the gas and colic in babies.
They are similar to our first product but the borosilicate glass used is very thin which cannot withstand the sudden change in temperature. Keeping it aside, there are lot of good features like valve design, easy to clean, leak proof design etc.
This bottle has a valve at the upper side which allows the air to flow into bottle. Thus, the milk is free of vacuum and your baby can easily drink the milk without consuming air.
The nipples are made up of good quality silicon material so they are very soft to touch. The breasts like shaped nipples are easy to latch by the baby, because they will be familiar with the shape. Moreover, these shapes provide relief against gas and colic.
The unique leak proof design helps you to carry the bottle easily along with your baby. There are 4 different parts of the bottle such as nipple, container, lid and valve. All these parts are easy to assemble and don’t consume much of your time.
The wide neck of the bottle helps in the easy cleaning. You can use bottle warmer to heat up the milk present in this bottle
- Clinically proven anti-colic system
- Wide neck
- Breast shaped nipples
- BPA free
- Easy to clean
- Cannot withstand sudden change in temperature
Comotomo provides the best quality bottles which are highly hygienic. These bottles are on the third position in our list because; they have won the award for their innovation. They have made the baby bottles completely from the silicon which is safe for babies. The silicon used is 100% medical graded which is BPA Free and free of all the toxic chemicals.
The breast shaped nipples are easy for the babies to latch on. The nipples are made up of silicon so they are very soft and squeezable, to give natural effect. The slow flow technique of these bottles is really appreciable as it avoids choking and spit ups. Not only the nipples but also the entire body is made of silicon, so it is easy for the baby to hold the bottle as it provides good grip.
There are two anti-colic vents that allow the proper air flow and reduces the creation of vacuum. Hence, your baby can be free from gas and colic problems. This product comes with a base, nipple and a lid. It has a wide open neck which provides easy access for cleaning.
They are tested and proved to be microwave safe, bottle warmer safe and dishwasher safe. The bottle can also be cleaned using the boiling water for proper sterilization.
- Made of silicon
- Breast shaped nipples
- Dishwasher safe
- BPA Free
- Have Dual vents
- Measurements are not properly visible
Tomee Tippee manufactures the baby products with intense care and proper guidance. It has a super sensitive valve which stops the air from entering into the nipple and provides gas free milk to babies. Thus, it avoids the bloating of stomach and other gas problems.
These bottles are very close to the natural breast feeding because the nipples resemble the breast structure. They are specially designed to flex, stretch and move so that it will give the natural feeling. Through this you can easily switch from breastfeeding to bottles and babies won’t find much difference.
The container of these bottles are made up of high quality plastic which is BPA Free, Phthalates free etc. Hence, they are safe for your babies.
They are easy to clean and refill as they have wide opened neck. They are also microwavable and dishwasher safe for heating and cleaning purpose respectively. The bottle has markings on them for easy observation of the amount of milk given to your babies.
This bottle allows to feed your baby in three different ways such as hold the bottle from one side, hold it as the natural breastfeeding technique and can also hold it from the base
- Similar to natural breastfeeding
- BPA free
- 3 different ways to hold
- Wide opened neck
- Super sensitive valve
- Rate of flow of milk is faster
Gerber is a famous company as they produce safe baby products which are free of toxic elements. Gerber bottles have specially designed vented nipple which avoids the air from entering into baby’s stomach. These vents help the nipple from collapsing. Moreover, the nipples are made up of the silicon which is proved to be hypo allergic.
The bottle has a lid that provides safety against any kind of leakages. The neck of the bottle comes in two colours i.e. blue and green so you can select as per your choice. This neck can be tightly aligned with the container which avoids dripping while feeding.
These bottles are made up of good quality plastic material which is phthalate free, BPA free, latex free and lead free. Hence, they are safe for your kids.
The size of this bottle is perfectly suitable for almost all the breast pumps available in the market. Hence, you can easily fill the bottle directly from the pump.
- Vented nipple
- Leak proof
- Free of toxic elements
- Good quality material
- Narrow nipple
Lansinoh is started by a breast feeding mom and it is well known for the variety of breastfeeding accessories such as pumps, nipple balms, bottles etc. The baby feed bottle nipple is specially designed to mimic the natural breastfeeding action. So that you can easily switch from breastfeeding to bottle feeding and your baby will be comfortable.
The nipple of this bottle is made up of silicon and clinically proven to avoid nipple confusion. These nipples have slow flow feature so that your baby will not have digestion problem which is common with fast flow nipples.
The bottle has vented system that prevents the air from entering into the milk and keeps your baby away from the gas and colic.
There are very few parts of this bottle and all are easy to assemble and clean. They are tested and proved to be microwave and dishwasher safe. This is 3 in 1 bottle which can be used to pump, store and feed i.e. compatible for any kind of breast pumps, it can be used for storing milk and can be used as feeding bottle.
The measurements written on the bottle are very clear so you can see how much milk you’re giving to baby and how much baby is consuming. These bottles are free of BPA and BPS materials which are harmful to health.
- BPA and BPS free
- Silicon nipple
- Vented system
- 3 in 1 usage
- Easy to clean
- Slow flow is not as slow as you expect
Moving to our last product i.e. Playtex baby bottles that are equally effective in reducing colic and gas when compared with others.
These bottles are wonderfully designed to prevent air from entering into the milk. There is a liner present in the bottle which gently moves towards the corner side during feeding and stops air from entering into milk. Thus, the air free milk helps in reducing gas and colic.
The bottle is unique as it has an angled head which allows for easy feeding. This technique is proved to provide relief against ear infections.
The nipples are made up of soft silicon and are wide enough for a baby to latch easily. These bottles are easy to clean for good results and are dishwasher safe.
- Angled head
- Provides relief against ear infections
- Dishwasher safe
- Nipples are wide and soft
- Don’t have leak proof design.
How To Choose Best Bottle For Baby
- Nipple flow: The flow of the milk should be faster but the amount of flow should be less. If the flow is slower your baby may get frustrated and consume more amount of air in hurry and if the amount of flow is more the stomach gets gassy. So, look for the bottle that has various nipple options.
- Nipple shape: There are mainly two types of nipples, one is narrow type and the other is breast like. Narrow type is hard to clean and causes colic whereas the breasts like nipples are very easy to latch by the babies and are good for babies with colic and gas problems.
- Bottle shape: There are varieties of bottles available in the market but purchase the bottle that is capable of pushing away the air bubbles. Try to look for the bottles with traditional shape or one with slight grade.
- Bottle vents: look for the bottles that has built in valves or vents because, these vents are proved to reduce the colic and gases in the babies.
- Materials: There are two types of bottles one are plastic and others are glass. Both of them have their own advantages and disadvantages. In plastic you cannot put the warm milk and glass bottles are easily breakable. So, purchase the bottles as you need.
Tips To Reduce Colic And Gases In Babies
- Do not lay down your baby immediately while feeding. Make sure they are semi reclined so that the milk goes at the bottom of the stomach and air goes above. Now the gas bubbles can be easily burped out.
- Do not close the bottle too tight because there will be no gap for air to escape. Make sure the bottle is neither too tight nor too loose.
- Do not buy the narrow nipple because the rate of flow in these nipples may be very slow and Baby may consume more amount of air.
- Once you are done with the feeding, do not lay down the baby. Take it on your shoulder and slowly move your hands on their back. This makes the milk to flow down to stomach and reduce gas bubbles.
Gas and colic problems are very common among small babies, so one of the ways to prevent them is by choosing the right bottle for feeding.
Comparing with a variety of bottles present in the market and observing their features we have selected Dr.Browns Original Glass bottles as our first product because it is made up of thick glass which is heat resistant, dishwasher safe, has dual vented system, etc.
There are lot of features to look while purchasing these bottles such as nipple shape, size, material etc. However, you can refer our buying guide for further details.
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