Tuesday, April 24, 2012

How to choose BPA free baby bottle

With all the toy recalls and increased awareness of the benefits of organics, parents are more aware than ever about dangers that plague their children. All parents want to give their babies the best start and buying bisphenol-A (BPA) free baby bottles is a smart way to limit some possible risks, even though science has said that BPA is safe. Here's how to buy BPA free baby bottles.

  1. Step 1Look for a recycle number on the bottom of the bottles. Many polycarbonate products are not recyclable, so if there is a recycle number on the bottom, you may have run across a "safe" plastic. A recycle number has a triangle made of three arrows around it and is usually molded into the plastic.
  2. Step 2Note the recycle number. Certain recycle numbers are said to be safer than others. Steer clear of numbers 3, 6 and 7. Numbers 1, 2, 4 and 5 are said to be safer. Categorizing plastics by recycle number is under some debate, so use your best judgement as to which plastics to buy.
  3. Step 3Visit sites like BornFree where they specialize in BPA free plastic bottles. They are made from a new plastic called polyamide that does not have any known health risks. These BPA free bottles are more expensive than some others, but peace of mind is well worth any price.
  4. Step 4Try glass bottles. Even though plastic is ingrained into parents' minds as what baby bottles are made of, glass bottles do still exist. Evenflo and BornFree currently have glass bottles on the market, and Dr. Brown is working on new bottles as well.
  5. Step 5Check out zrecs.blogspot which gives several articles and ratings about which companies care about what plastic they are putting in your children's bottles. They have a comprehensive bottle rating system and have tested several sippy cups as well.

i will update more on the BPA free bottle brand.still in reading


  1. few to list here..(share)

    Tommee Tippie!

    been using TT and MAM for last 13th month, so TT is the best. MAM also good but banyak sgt compartments.
    Avent xbest.susah nak tutup and xmenarik sbb xde kaler.heheh

    1. Thanks Fathiyah..dah agak mesti expert bab2 ni kan.