Feeding Bottle Buying Guide

Did you Know

  • Cow horns featured with leather nipples were used as feeding alternatives by the Europeans during the period of Renaissance.
  • Tracing back to 2000 BC, there are historical evidences about usage of clay feeding vessels.
    Oblong vessels with nipple-shaped spouts were used for feeding.
  • The pewter bubby-pot was used as a feeding gadget during the 1700s, and small pieces of linen and sponges were used as nipples.
  • During the middle ages, baby bottles were made of silver and were designed in turtle shapes.
    The nipples were provisioned with screws so that they could be screwed into corks. These were then inserted into bottles or small-mouthed flasks. Silver wires were wrapped around the nipples to act like threads to allow air passage into the bottle.
  • During the 19th century, there was a considerable change in the shape of the feeding bottles.
    Banjo bottles came up about then, and sterile bottles followed them in the 1950s.

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