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Updated on September 6, 2014

Buying Your Baby Bottle Warmer

A baby bottle warmer is an abolute necessity for parents of a newborn baby these days.

They are used for heating up a baby's formula, milk or liquid food and with some baby bottle warmers which have a cooler section for keeping food cool.

They are a great product which can not only save you time but also ensure that baby gets their food at the correct time and as soon as possible.

When you are buying a baby bottle warmer you really want to ensure that it has a timer. One of the other key features you will want to ensure that your purchase has is a cooler. With a cooler you will then be able to use the baby bottle warmer for night feeding.

There are lots of popular models available like the avent bottle warmer for you to choose from. However, there are also many cheap brands available which may well look similar to the expensive ones. However, you will probably find that they are likely to create problems once you start using them.

Investing in a good quality baby bottle warmer is definitely something the new or expectant parent ought to consider.

Benefits of Baby Bottle Warmers

Warm milk can satisfy a baby's hunger, it can soothe their inconsolable cries; it's basically a pacifier with liquid. Babies prefer warm milk because it's what closely resembles their mother's milk.

Breast milk comes out at just the right temperature and is warm to the touch. Compared to cold or room temperature milk, warm milk gives babies the comforting and secure feeling that they need in those times.

Many women who aren't able to breastfeed and choose to formula feed their babies usually warm the formula before feeding it to the baby. There are three main ways people go about warming a baby's milk:

1) By boiling it in a pot of water; which has the tendency to become too hot at times. You then would have to resort to methods that will quickly cool the milk, because baby is crying and wants that bottle now.

2) By microwaving the bottle. Of all the frowned upon ways to heat up baby's milk, this is the biggest one of them all. Microwaving milk has a high possibility of hot spots. Hot spots are portions of the milk that are searing hot, while the rest is either warm or cold. Microwaving doesn't evenly heat milk, which can be hazardous for the baby.

3) By using a bottle warmer. Bottle warmers take the guesswork in heating up baby's milk. You basically put the bottle into a container that automatically warms the milk to a perfect temperature.

The most popular option out of the three would be using a bottle warmer. It's the simplest, safest and surest way to warm a baby's bottle without overheating.

The First Years Night&Day Bottle Warmer System - Like a Portable Cooler and Heater

The First Years Night Cravings Bottle Warmer & Cooler, Blue/White
The First Years Night Cravings Bottle Warmer & Cooler, Blue/White

The First Years' popular bottle warmer works with all bottle styles -- standard, wide-necked, angled, even disposables. You can also use it to warm jars of baby food. It keeps bottles cold for up to eight hours, then warms a chilled bottle in minutes. Features an auto shut-off for added safety and a built-in night light that helps makes late-night feedings a little easier. Bottles not included.

# Auto shut-off for added safety

# Built-in night light for late night feedings

# Perfect for ALL types of bottles and even baby food jars

# Range 0 Mos. - Up


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Which Is Your Favorite Baby Bottle Warmer?

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Baby bottle warmer can be a life saver on the holidays, really handy.

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      Peggy Hazelwood 5 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      Wow, who knew there were so many great options for choosing a baby bottle warmer.

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      barberrela 5 years ago

      My daughter is looking for information on bottle warmers, so this lens will be very useful for her. Thankyou

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      Brandi 6 years ago from Maryland

      I use the microwave at home, but it's nice to have one of these in the car if you have an adapter. It's not always easy to find somewhere to warm a baby's bottle! :)

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      Cheryl Paton 7 years ago from West Virginia

      We used to use the microwave. A baby bottle warmer sounds like a nice convenience.

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      Susan Deppner 7 years ago from Arkansas USA

      A baby bottle warmer is a nice convenience for a new parent. Great selection!

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      piedromolinero 7 years ago

      I remember well the time as we needed the bottle warmer. This time my daughter ate properly rather than saying "I don't like that food". ;)