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poemmaker Fri 22-Jul-11 12:39:17

When we bottle fed our oldest children we used brown latex teats on standered bottles.
But most bottles now have clear teats,which we found too hard for a newborn to get the milk from.
Does anyone else have this problem and can you still get the brown teats?
Please help. Tina.

Seona1973 Fri 22-Jul-11 19:03:28

some brands use latex teats and you can get softer silicone ones too.

TittyBojangles Fri 22-Jul-11 22:17:54

Might be worth posting this in the 'breast and bottle feeding' topic for more responses.
Sorry can't offer any advice myself as I have a bottle refusnik!

Deliaskis Sat 23-Jul-11 18:55:02

Nuk do latex teats, which are the only ones I have ever been able to get DD to feed with. They are the orthodontic shape, very soft.

DD is now 5 months, I started her on the stage 1 ones, but by the time she was about 9 weeks she already moved onto the bigger ones (which are meant to be 6 months plus!), which she still has now.

I do find I need to replace them often as they are in and out of the steriliser and go soft and 'sticky' after about 4-6 weeks.

Mail order off their website and they arrive usually within about 2-3 days.


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