Always check the temperature of the milk before giving it to your baby. You can do this by putting a few drops of milk on your wrist. Ensure that it’s warm but not hot.
Keep the top ring of the bottle a little loose to allow some air to get in. This helps keep the nipple erect; otherwise continuous sucking can create negative pressure and make the nipple collapse or lose its shape.
Put a bib (preferably a plastic-backed bib) around your baby’s neck to protect his clothes, as babies tend to spit out a little milk at times. Stroke your baby’s cheek a little, so that he automatically opens his mouth.
Keep the bottle at a 45 degree angle so that the neck of the bottle is full of milk rather than air which will prevent air bubbles. Put the bottle into your baby’s mouth.
Hold the bottle steady and keep adjusting the angle so that the top of the bottle is always full of milk.
If you need to burp him in between, slip your finger into the side of his mouth to break his