What size teats do Tommee Tippee do?
Tommee Tippee has categorised their teats by age: Size 1 for 0-3 months, size 2 for 3-6 months and stage 3 for 6 months+. These ranges are simply for guidance and your baby should let you know when they need to move up to the next stage. If they are comfortable then you do not need to change.
When should I change teat size?
We recommend changing your bottle teats every two months. And you should change them immediately if they’re damaged, weak or have been bitten by tiny teeth. As your baby grows, they’ll be able to feed more.
What’s the difference between size 1 and 2 teats?
The Newborn teat (with the number 1 on the teat) is recommended for babies of 0+ months old that are breastfed and bottle-fed. The Slow Flow teat (with the number 2 on the teat) is recommended for babies of 1+ months old that are breastfed and bottle-fed.
What is an anti-colic teat?
Made of super soft silicone, the teat also feels closer to skin for complete comfort at feeding time. 80% less colic* The Advanced anti-colic baby bottle is proven to reduce colic symptoms for less wind, less reflux and less fussing. It uses a unique venting system to draw air bubbles away during feeding.
How do you know if a teat is too fast?
Baby signs that the teat you’re using is too big:
- Gulping or hard swallowing.
- Excess milk dripping out of the mouth.
- Refusing to eat.
How do I know if my teat is too fast?
If the nipple is flowing TOO QUICKLY, your baby may:
- Gulp or choke.
- Purposely let milk dribble out.
- Make frowny eyebrows and look worried.
- Turn head or pull away from the nipple.
- Spread fingers apart with hands open.
- Lose eye contact (while bottle-feeding)
When should I move to size 2 teats?
Level 2 Teat, 3 months+ As a baby’s feeding develops and they are taking a longer time feeding from a Level 1 teat, many parents choose to move up to a Level 2 teat. Consider Level 2 if your baby is accepting early solid foods, or if their Healthcare Professional has recommended thickening their milk.
Can the wrong teat size cause wind?
A general rule of thumb is that newborns will need a slower flowing teat, which comprises of just one small hole as bigger holes can result in them gulping too fast and having excessive wind.
How do you know when baby needs faster teat?
The key signs baby needs a faster flow teats are:
- Reduction in the amount baby is feeding at each feed.
- Wanting more bottles during the day.
- Going less time between feeds.
- Waking in the night.
- Making lots of noise during feeds.
What flow teat should I use?
What teat size should I be using for my baby? Most baby bottles offer varying teat levels for different age ranges (usually slow flow for 0+ months, medium flow for 3+ months, and fast flow for 6+ months), meaning you can approximately judge which teat size might be the best based on your baby’s age.
Do Tommee Tippee Anti colic bottles work?
Not worth the money. Brought these bottle for baby about 2 weeks ago to help with his colic but they did not work at all, the teats collapse on their selfs causing the bottle to fill with air and one lot of bottles could not be used due to leaking even though the lid was on as tight as it could be.
How do I know if my baby needs a faster flow teat?
How does the Tommee Tippee advanced anti colic bottle work?
That’s why Tomme Tippee have combined their award-winning breast-like teat with Anti-Colic technology to create the Tommee Tippee Advanced Anti-Colic bottle. The distinctive three piece Anti-Colic technology draws air away from milk and the star valve keeps milk from traveling up the tube meaning 80 Percent less wind, reflux and discomfort.
What kind of teat does Tommee Tippee use?
The original, award winning teat from Tommee Tippee. The classic breast-like shaped teat supports a natural feeding action. The Advanced Anti-Colic teat has a unique, easy latch on shape with soft natural feel silicone.
Why do you need an advanced anti colic teat?
The extra wide shaped teat of the Advanced Anti-colic bottle allows baby to latch on and supports the transition between bottle and breast. The Advanced Anti-colic teat with wide neck design allows for an easy and more natural latch on for your baby, so there is less risk of air being taken in during the feeding process.
How often should you change a Tommee Tippee bottle?
We recommend changing your bottle teats every two months. And you should change them immediately if they’re damaged, weak or have been bitten by tiny teeth. *92% of more than 1200 parents who used our teat with their child recalled that they accepted it within the first 3 attempts.