My son was exclusively breastfed until 3 months. I began to pump and bottle feed using Philips Avent bottles. He immediately began to reflux his milk. This went on for a few weeks. When I returned to work my milk supply diminished over time and I had to formula feed. My son developed sever digestion issues. He would almost always spit up after every feeding. After visiting with the dr we decided to put him on medication to help control the reflux. Around 6 months of age he Began to vomit severely after one or two feedings a day and then by 7 months he was refusing to eat from a bottle. He never would eat more than 4 oz at a time before that. Finally my doctor recommended switching bottles. She named off a few brands. I had heard some great things about dr Browns bottles from other friends who have infants. I wish I would have made the switch sooner. Upon his first feeding from the dr Browns bottle he had eaten an entire 6 oz bottle with absolutely no gagging, coughing, or spitting up. I was still hesitant but after an hour with no vomiting episode I was sold. We went and purchased 10 more. Now only two weeks later he is up to 8 oz per feeding and hasn't spit up or vomitted one time. I'm hoping that this leads to him being taken off the medication at his next check up. Thank you for making such an awesome product!
We have been using the Options 4 oz bottles for 7 weeks now. We were having an issue with them leaking but thanks to the FAQ page on the website we learned not to mix the powder formula in the bottle by shaking,it. That was causing the leak. Now we mix enough formula to use in 24 hours in a pitcher and fill the bottle. It is working out much better. We also prefer these bottles because they are s lot smaller in diameter than some of the other 4 oz bottles on the market. My son likes to have his hands up by his face and they get in the way of the wider bottles.
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