Hands-Free Baby Bottles

Helpful or Hype Baby bottles are one of the most essential baby items nannies need when caring for babies. I’ve seen a few Hands-Free Baby Bottles on the market promoting a way to safely feed babies in the car seat while their caregiver is driving, or while pushing a stroller, or simply need an extra pair […]

Six Baby Products Nannies Can’t Live Without

What’s the One Baby Product You Could Not Live Without? Some of the baby products I could not live without are diapers, baby wipes, baby bottles, teethers, bouncer, and muslin burp cloths. Here are my favorite: 1. Diapers I like senstive disposible diapers, especially Pampers Sensitive Pampers Swaddlers Sensitive Diapers. But many parents and nannies prefer […]

Just Use Glass: BPA-Free Does Not Mean BPA-Free

Canada Finds the Toxin BPA in “BPA-Free” Baby Bottles An award-winning “BPA-free” baby bottle contained the highest traces of the toxic chemical when Health Canada tested for leaching into water, according to newly released test results. As we’ve all heard umpteen times by now, there is evidence that exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) may cause […]

Review of BPA-Free Thinkbaby Bottles

After the FDA had a press conference warning Americans of the dangers of BPA leaching into milk, water, juice, and foods from plastic containers, we found 12 BPA-free baby bottles for parents, nannies, and au pairs to use safely. We reviewed: the Adiri baby bottles which are BPA-free but the company is now out of […]

Review of "Top Tips for Bottle-feeding" by Clare Byam-Cook

Bottle-Feeding for Nannies and Au Pairs When caring for newborns and infants, nannies and au pairs must know how to bottle-feed babies. Even when new mothers feed their infants breast milk exclusively, the in-home caregiver will need to bottle-feed the infant breast milk. And, despite all the values of breastfeeding we have all heard, some […]

Review of the Breastflow BPA-Free Baby Bottle for Nannies and Au Pairs

Breastflow is the only BPA-free baby feeding system that requires both suction and compression, just like breastfeeding. The nipple is designed to mimic the breast so baby can latch on and to encourage the same mouth and tongue position as breast feeding. The double nipple system requires both suction and compression, just like breast feeding […]

Nannies and Au Pairs Review of Playtex® Drop-Ins™ Premium Nurser

Bottle System with Disposable Liners After the FDA announced that Americans should try to avoid BPA found in plastic baby bottles we have been reviewing 12 BPA-free baby bottles. Playtex® Drop-Ins™ system features pre-sterilized, disposable liners that collapse as the baby feeds so no air gets into the milk. This system has been clinically shown […]

What Do Nannies and Au Pairs Think About Medela Baby Bottles?

To continue our reviews of BPA-free baby bottles today we ask nannies and au pairs their opinions of Medela breastmilk and feeding bottles. Medela bottles are BPA-free, in addition to all Medela products that come into contact with breastmilk. Medela bottles are made from polypropylene, a plastic which does not contain BPA. It is easy […]

Have You Used Baby Bottles By Sassy?

As we continue our reviews of BPA-free baby bottles today we hope nannies and au pairs will share their their experiences with MAM baby bottles by Sassy. All new Sassy feeding products are made from BPA-free, baby-safe plastic for durability with fresh style and safety. The bottles have a removable bottom as part of the […]

Review of Green to Grow BPA-Free Bottles

In January 2010 the FDA finally reversed its earlier position and now believes exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) is not safe. BPA is commonly found in baby bottles. So over the past week we have been reviewing 12 BPA-free baby bottles we found. We have already reviewed the Adiri and Avent BPA-free baby bottles, the […]