When my husband and I took a baby-care class before the birth of our son, the woman teaching it told us to let the baby adapt to our lifestyle, rather than adapting our life to the baby’s. The idea is great in theory; however, even keeping some normalcy when a baby arrives comes with all sorts of things you may not have planned for. One of those things is—if you’re not breastfeeding, or are exclusively pumping—how to warm up a bottle while you’re out and about.
We’ve gathered some of the best portable bottle warmers.
1. Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Travel Bottle & Food Warmer
The Tommee Tippee Travel Bottle Warmer is basic, but reliable. Fill the thermos with warm water before heading out, then use the carafe to warm up the bottle while you’re on the road. It’s the perfect all-in-one solution.
2. Chicco Digital Bottle Warmer
I really wish I had registered for this bottle warmer when I was expecting! It’s a bottle warmer with no water involved, and you just enter the bottle size and state of the milk (cold, frozen, etc.); the warmer does the rest! It also features a countdown display to let you know how much time is left. Compact and convenient, you’ll be wanting to throw this into your diaper bag. Be warned, if you’re planning to use breastmilk storage bags, you can’t heat up the bags.
3. Munchkin Travel Car Baby Bottle Warmer
The Munchkin Travel Car Baby Bottle Warmer is the perfect bottle warmer to keep in the glove compartment of your car. It’s a flexible heating band that fits around your bottle, so it’s super universal. It plugs into your car adapter, has a handy digital display and heats the bottle evenly.
4. AOZBZ Baby Bottle Warmer Bag
We charge everything via USB these days, so why not a baby bottle? This bottle warmer bag conveniently heats using a usb cord, making it the ultimate portable warmer. It fits two standard bottles or one wide bore bottle. Charge it in the car, with your computer, or buy a charging pack to charge it literally anywhere.
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5. Innobaby Aquaheat Stainless Steel Baby Bottle and Travel Bottle Warmer Set.
Another great alternative heating option, the Innobaby Aquaheat Bottle and Bottle Warmer Set makes heating your baby’s bottle on-the-go easier than ever. Simply put one of the gel warming packs into the warmer, add a little water, and warm the bottle! The only drawback to this warmer is that it’s not universal; you have to use the Innobaby Stainless Steel Bottle.
6. BeaBa BabyMilk Ultra-fast Bottle Warmer
While this bottle warmer needs electricity, its super compact design makes it a great option to take with you when you’re traveling (or to just keep in your diaper bag)! It fits all bottles, and heats in just two minutes!
7. Nanobebe Smart Warming Bowl in Teal
Best for moms who use breast milk storage bags, the Nanobebe Warming Bowl is simple, yet helpful. Fill it with warm water, and put the bags or bottles in, and within minutes, you’ll have breastmilk or formula at the perfect temperature for your little one!
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