Before you start formula-feeding, get the scoop on choosing bottles and nipples to suit your little one and your family. Then, with bottles in hand, one of your first concerns will probably be how much formula is enough – and how much is too much? We’ll help you determine your baby’s needs and use formula safely. Plus: Get tips and advice for supplementing with formula if you have a breastfeeding baby.
Choosing & Using Baby Formula
If you’re formula-feeding, you may have some important questions. Whether you choose to exclusively formula-feed your little one or to breastfeed and supplement with formula, we can help you figure out how much formula your baby needs and learn how to prepare and store it safely. Plus, find out whether it’s really necessary to warm up formula before feeding it to your baby.
Bottles & Nipples for Formula Feeding
New to formula feeding? Before you shop for supplies, see our guide to choosing nipples and bottles. Then we’ll get you up to speed quickly on the basics, including when you might need to sterilize drinking water for formula, how to warm a bottle, and how to keep bottles clean. You’ll also find answers to important questions like when babies can start holding their own bottle and whether plastic bottles are safe.