Dr. Brown's Bottles

Can you wash Dr. Brown’s bottles in the dishwasher?

Can you wash Dr. Brown’s bottles in the dishwasher?

Dr. Brown's Natural Flow Bottles are by far the best bottles that we have ever used. They discourage colic and ear infections while preserving vitamins and lipids (which your baby needs!). That’s a whole lot of use from a baby bottle, which is why we use them exclusively in our household.

Some parents find the bottles difficult to clean though, and they want to know whether or not Dr. Brown’s baby bottles can be cleaned in the dishwasher. This is a reasonable question; some bottles are only supposed to be hand washed. 

How to Keep Dr. Brown's Bottles From Leaking

How to Keep Dr. Brown's Bottles From Leaking

We love Dr. Brown's Natural Flow Bottles. In fact, we use nothing but these bottle with our infant. They fight colic, discourage ear infections, and preserve vitamins. That’s a lot of good from a baby bottle. 

But when our daughter was about six weeks old, the bottles started leaking whenever we used them. At first we thought we had somehow broken the bottles, but as it turns out, a lot of parents have leaky bottles. So what’s the deal? Did the makers of the bottle just forget that leaking is awful? 

We decided it was time to do some research. 

7 Methods to Prevent Infant Gas in Bottle-Fed Babies

7 Methods to Prevent Infant Gas in Bottle-Fed Babies

Babies are always feeding; they do not conform to the eating schedules the rest of us do. Consequently, babies are always gassy. Most of the time, this is a wonderful event for babies. Some babies take great joy in passing gas, seeming downright happy to do so. But sometimes very gassy babies get upset, and in those situations parents see fussiness, crying, and even colic. 

Infant gas has two sources....