Baby Bottle Warmers in UK - How Do They Compare?
In our previous blog post, we explored the benefits of having a bottle warmer and also the features to look out for when considering to get one. There are various bottle warmers on the market and they all have different features. In this blog post, we will compare several different bottle warmers in order to help you decide which one is right for you.
This is not meant to be a comprehensive comparison of every bottle warmer on the market but rather just some of the more popular ones. Feel free to comment below if you want us to look into a specific warmer.
We separated the listing into Plugged In, Hybrid or Portable categories. The listing is in no particular order.
All product features and pictures are taken directly from their Amazon listing.
1. Tommee Tippee Easi-Warm Bottle and Food Warmer
- Uses steam to gently warm baby’s feeds so all you have to do is add water, the indicator shows how much water to use.
- Warms baby milk bottles and pouch in just 4 minutes
- Gentle warming: Helps preserve essential nutrients and the goodness in every feed
- Fits most brands of baby bottles and food jars
- Two temperature settings: warm from fridge or room temperature, plus keep-warm setting
- Automatic timer: Works out optimum warning time based on bottle type, volume and starting temperature
- Plugged in only
2. Nuby Natural Touch Electric Bottle and Food Warmer
- Simply add water load with your bottle or food jars then touch to start.
- Nûby’s Natural Touch Bottle and Food Warmer will heat your feed gently and safely in just 3 minutes (Depending on capacity and starting temperature).
- Will heat milk or pureed food from frozen
- Fits All Bottles and Food Jars
- Plugged in only
3. Tommee Tippee Perfect Prep Machine
- Milk delivered at body temperature
- Makes a fresh bottle at correct temperature in less than two minutes
- Works with any powdered formula milk. It is important this machine is only used with Tommee Tippee Perfect Prep Antibacterial Replacement Filter systems to maintain its ability to remove bacteria and impurities present in water
- Dispenses correct amount of water for an accurate and consistent dilution
- Initial hot shot of water kills bacteria that may be present in formula
- Plugged in only
Hybrid (Plugged in and outdoor use with battery)
4. INOBY Portable Bottle Warmer
- Light and Portable - weighing only 180 grams, very easy to fit in your crowded baby bag
- 3 adjustable temperatures (37c, 40c and 45c) ad normally takes anywhere from 10-15 minutes to warm up the liquid, it cannot be used to heat up food.
- UK first battery powered baby bottle warmer - it can keep the liquid in a constant temperature for up to 2-4 hours in one charge, it uses a universal USB C charging cable and it can even be charged with a powerbank.
- One button operation is easy and intuitive to use.
- It heats up the liquid directly with its heating plate and no external water needed to heat up milk. Simply attach the baby bottle to warmer and her up.
- Works for both formula and breastmilk. The warmer uses low heat technology that heats up milk evenly and avoid the risks of hot spots.
- Fits most baby bottles on the market (some require an adapter). It also comes with a silicone cover to protect the warmer plate.
5. Tommee Tippee Travel Food Warmer
- Stores hot water to warm up expressed milk or water for a bottle feed
- Designed to hold Closer to Nature bottles
- Helps to keep water warm for up to four hours
- Will not maintain the original water temperature indefinitely
6. Papablic Mini Portable Travel Baby Bottle Warmer
- Easy to carry with a portable design and simple to use for warming milk without electricity! Waterproof seal ensures water stays put until you’re ready to use it.
- Ideal for on the go. Warm milk safely, quickly and evenly so your baby can enjoy a nutritious meal wherever you are. This vacuum insulated warmer keeps water hot for all day.
- Similar in size to a water bottle or Thermos, this space-saving solution fits perfect in your diaper bag!
Here a quick summary based on the features of the different warmers listed above:
- If you are looking for a bottle warmer to heat up milk and food in the shortest amount of time, then the Tommee Tippee Easi-Warm Bottle and the Nuby Natural Touch Electric Bottle and Food Warmer might be a good option for you as both warmers heat up the milk in 3-4 minutes (depending on capacity and starting temperature). Just keep in mind that both machines are plugged in only and require adding water to use the machine.
- If you use powdered formula milk and need feeding regularly, then Tommee Tippee Perfect Prep Machine might be a good option for you as it can prepare a fresh bottle in less than two minutes. Just keep in mind it only works for powered formula milk and requires to be plugged in. It will also take up a large space on your counter space.
- If you look for a light and portable warmer that can keep the milk or water at a constant temperature at home and outdoors, then the INOBY portable bottle warmer might be a good option as it is UK's first battery powered baby bottle warmer, it can keep the liquid in a constant temperature for up to 2-4 hours in one charge so the milk or water is always kept at the perfect temperature every time. Just note that the warmer heats up the liquid slower than the other plugged in machines.
- If you need a bottle warmer to keep the water or milk warm whilst on the go without any wires or batteries, then Tommee Tippee Travel Food Warmer and Papablic Mini Portable Travel Baby Bottle Warmer might be a good option as both warmers can keep the milk or water warm for a long period of time whilst easy to carry. Just note that both warmers are essentially a flask, which means they will not maintain the original water/milk temperature indefinitely and they will not show the water or milk temperature
At the end of the day, you know best what baby bottle warmer is most suitable for your needs. There is a wide range of choices in the market with ongoing advancement in technology. We always recommend reading descriptions, product FAQs and reviews before purchasing.