When should I move my baby onto size 2 teats?

When should I change teat flow?

We recommend changing your bottle teats every two months. And you should change them immediately if they’re damaged, weak or have been bitten by tiny teeth. As your baby grows, they’ll be able to feed more.

How do I know if my baby needs bigger teats?

The key signs baby needs a faster flow teats are:

  1. Reduction in the amount baby is feeding at each feed.
  2. Wanting more bottles during the day.
  3. Going less time between feeds.
  4. Waking in the night.
  5. Making lots of noise during feeds.

How do you know when a teat is too slow?

Your baby will tell you the bottle nipple flows TOO SLOWLY when you see:

  1. Sucking 3 or more times before swallowing.
  2. Pulling off the nipple and crying after a few sucks.
  3. Biting and tugging on the nipple.
  4. Losing interest in sucking.
  5. Falling asleep during feeding without being satisfied.

What happens if teat flow is too slow?

While teats come in different shapes and sizes, the flow rate will have the greatest influence over how well the baby feeds. An inappropriate flow rate (too fast or too slow) can cause feeding problems, especially for newborn babies. Overfeeding can occur if the flow rate is too fast.

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What age is Tommee Tippee teat 2 for?

Tommee Tippee has categorised their teats by age: Size 1 for 0-3 months, size 2 for 3-6 months and stage 3 for 6 months+.

What age is size 3 teats?

Teat 3 is the MAM Fast Flow Teat which is suitable from around 4+months. Every baby is different and may take the fast flow sooner or later than this which is perfectly fine. Teats must be replaced every 1-2 months for safety and hygiene reasons.

How long should it take baby to finish bottle?

How Long Should It Take Baby To Finish Bottle? The bottle-feeding should last for approximately 15-20 minutes if done by hand. Usually, the flow starts fast after your baby finishes finishing the bottle for 5-10 minutes and stops 30-45 minutes after taking a bottle.

What is Y cut teat?

Together with the anti-colic internal vent system, the Y Cut Wide-Neck teat gives baby vacuum-free feeding that is clinically proven to reduce colic, decreases burping and wind, preserves nutrients, and aids in digestion for a good night’s sleep.