My LO is currently using tommee tippee vari flow teats but we have recently changed to a thicker formula (Aptamil comfort) and he is struggling to get his milk through them and each feed is taking around an hour, if he finishes at all, he usually wears himself out before then through all of the sucking and falls asleep mid feed.
The next teat size is suitable for 3months plus but as he is on a thicker formula do you think i would be able to use these now, he is just over 1 month old??
Yes, I would definately change to number 2 teats. With comfort,poeple usually recommend vari flow but my lo also found it too slow. Most people change teat size before the recommended 3 or 6 months so don't worry that your lo is not old enough, its only a guide.
I reckon (just my opinion) that a bottle should take around 15/20 mins for a young baby, any faster than 5/10 mins and the teat may be too fast (although some babies cope with faster feeding just fine!)
Just go with what your baby needs and what works for them and the formula you're using. You'll know if its not right!
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