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Top 4 Best Baby Spoons in The Market Today

Six months marks another great milestone in your baby’s life. It is at this age that most pediatricians will recommend that you introduce your angel to solid foods. A baby eating spaghetti with his/her hands is very adorable; to an adult, this is very gross. However, you won’t only be feeding your baby with spaghettis and it is for this reason that you have to ensure you select only the best baby spoons for colorful feeding times.

Why do you need special spoons when you have a kitchen full of them?

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As adults, we don’t pay attention to the kind of spoon we use to feed ourselves with. As long as it scoops a good amount of food then it’s a good spoon regardless of the material used to make it. With babies, a feeding spoon is something very special and has to be chosen with a lot of care and wisdom. Personally, after my pediatrician gave me the green light to introduce solid foods to my son, I was very excited. Only to realize later in the evening that I didn’t have any baby feeding spoon. As parents, we want the best for our babies and a feeding baby is a growing baby, it is for this reason that every parent should ensure that they purchase the best baby spoons. But, the truth is most parents find themselves blank when it comes to deciding what brand has the best baby spoons.

There are over 1000 variety of baby spoons and without proper knowledge trying to select the best can be quite a challenge, similar to trying to select a specific needle in a pile of similar needles. On the brighter side, this will not be an issue to you anymore; this article will provide a list of some of the best baby spoons available in the market today clearly stating the advantages and disadvantages of each one of them. All you have to is just read through and evaluate which one of them will be the best fit for your baby.

Factors to consider when purchasing baby spoons 

No matter how hard you try, your baby will obviously spill some food on the floor and create a mess. It is at this time that you reconsider purchasing that dog you saw at the pet shop so that he can clear the mess. Whatever way you use to tackle this mess, it won’t change the fact that you have to ensure that you are using only the best baby spoon to feed your angel. So, what makes a baby spoon be categorized among the best baby spoons?

Good baby spoons all tend to have very similar qualities. The following are some of the factors to consider before buying a baby feeding spoon:

  • The material used- as adults, we don’t pay much attention to the material used to make the spoons we use. But, why should we? To me, the best spoon would be the one that scoops large chunks of food. However, to your baby, you have to be careful on the material used to make the feeding spoon. At that tender age, their gums are still soft and relatively sore. Most domestic spoons are made of steel; you can’t use the same on your little angel. The most recommended spoons are made from plastic, rubber or soft wood materials.
  • Size and weight- the spoon you use to feed yourself will certainly not fit in your baby’s mouth. The best baby spoons are usually of a size suitable for your baby. When purchasing a baby feeding spoon ensures that the spoon is small enough to comfortably fit in your baby’s mouth and it should also be the right weight. There are times when your baby will start feeding himself/herself and if the spoon is heavy they will end up spilling more than they actually manage to put in their mouth.
  • Flat tipped and soft- your baby shall still end up with food on his face despite how good you are at directing the spoon to his mouth. A flat tipped spoon is important since it allows you to easily sneak back most of the food back to his mouth. Again the spoon should be soft to avoid causing any discomfort to your baby’s delicate gum.

List of best baby spoons

As stated earlier this article will walk you through some of the best baby spoons available in the market today. The following is a comprehensive list of 4 of the best baby spoons:

1. Munchkin 12 Piece Soft Tip

Personally, I am very choosy when it comes to colors. I have always preferred brightly colored items to the dull ones. Well, the Munchkin 12 Piece Soft Tip baby spoons are available in a variety of colors and that’s not all: their handles have a shape similar to that of a toothbrush specifically designed for easy handling and control. The baby spoon is also BPA free and dish washer safe. Munchkin soft tip as the name indicates has a very soft tip and is gently on you babies gum.

Pros

  • Very cheap
  • Easy to handle
  • Brightly colored
  • BPA free

Cons

  • Too heavy
  • The spoon is very deep

2. SpuniBaby Spoons

It is no surprise that the SpuniBaby Spoons have made it to our list of the best baby spoons on the market today. And, why not! SpuniBaby Spoons understand how important introducing your baby to solid food and are specifically designed to make feeding time colorful. The spoon is the right size and weight and can fit in both your hands and that of your baby. Unlike other baby feeding spoons where it always has to get messy, with the SpuniBaby Spoons, they are designed to make feeding times non-messy. They are made from food safe medical grade TPU making it safe for your baby to put in your mouth. I have used it and I would recommend you to try it out.

It is no surprise that the SpuniBaby Spoons have made it to our list of the best baby spoons on the market today. And, why not! SpuniBaby Spoons understand how important introducing your baby to solid food and are specifically designed to make feeding time colorful. The spoon is the right size and weight and can fit in both your hands and that of your baby. Unlike other baby feeding spoons where it always has to get messy, with the SpuniBaby Spoons, they are designed to make feeding times non-messy. They are made from food safe medical grade TPU making it safe for your baby to put in your mouth. I have used it and I would recommend you to try it out.

Pros

  • It is dish washer safe
  • It is the right size
  • Soft and safe for baby to chew

Cons

  • Relatively expensive
  • The plastic coating starts to peel off very soon

3. Boon Squirt Silicone Baby Food Dispensing Spoon

Made from food grade silicone, Boon Squirt Silicone Baby Food Dispensing Spoon is just what you need for colorful and less messy feeding moments. Unlike other baby spoons this particular one is expensive but if you want the best for you baby you shouldn’t feel the pinch of parting away with a few dollars. You baby’s gum at this tender age is very soft and the Boon Squirt Dispensing Spoon is designed to be gentle on you the delicate gums of your angel. The food has to be running since rather thick and solid food will get stuck. The handle is perfectly designed for easy handling and there are a variety of colors to select from.

Made from food grade silicone, Boon Squirt Silicone Baby Food Dispensing Spoon is just what you need for colorful and less messy feeding moments. Unlike other baby spoons this particular one is expensive but if you want the best for you baby you shouldn’t feel the pinch of parting away with a few dollars. You baby’s gum at this tender age is very soft and the Boon Squirt Dispensing Spoon is designed to be gentle on you the delicate gums of your angel. The food has to be running since rather thick and solid food will get stuck. The handle is perfectly designed for easy handling and there are a variety of colors to select from.

Pros

  • Has a cap for easy storage ‘
  • Can carry it around
  • Soft on baby’s gum

Cons

  • It is very expensive
  • Hard to clean it
  • Not appropriate for thick food substances

4. BabyBjorn Baby Spoons

Completing our list of the top 4 best baby spoons is the BabyBjorn Baby Spoons. The spoons are made from BPA free plastic material that is safe for your baby to chew on and soft on his/her gum. The handles are designed for a good grip and suitable for you babies tiny hands

Made from food grade silicone, Boon Squirt Silicone Baby Food Dispensing Spoon is just what you need for colorful and less messy feeding moments. Unlike other baby spoons this particular one is expensive but if you want the best for you baby you shouldn’t feel the pinch of parting away with a few dollars. You baby’s gum at this tender age is very soft and the Boon Squirt Dispensing Spoon is designed to be gentle on you the delicate gums of your angel. The food has to be running since rather thick and solid food will get stuck. The handle is perfectly designed for easy handling and there are a variety of colors to select from.

Pros

  • Easy handling
  • Perfect size and weight
  • Relatively cheap

Cons

  • Not durable

Conclusion 

It is my hope that you found the article interesting and most importantly informative. As parents, without proper knowledge it is quite a challenge deciding what the best baby spoons are, however on the brighter side this won’t be a challenge to you anymore. Don’t keep all this knowledge to yourself, share this article with a friend or two and don’t forget to leave a comment in the comment section below.

Conclusion

It is my hope that you found the article interesting and most importantly informative. As parents, without proper knowledge it is quite a challenge deciding what the best baby spoons are, however on the brighter side this won’t be a challenge to you anymore. Don’t keep all this knowledge to yourself, share this article with a friend or two and don’t forget to leave a comment in the comment section below. 

List of best baby spoons

As stated earlier this article will walk you through some of the best baby spoons available in the market today. The following is a comprehensive list of 4 of the best baby spoons:

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Jennifer Shackelford
 

Hi, I’m Jennifer, the founder and editor of TheMamaNeeds.com. On The Mama Needs, I write about experience with pregnancy, raising kids, and nutrition for both kids and expectant moms.. I love that blogging brings parents together and lets our readers know they’re not the only ones going through these experiences. I love seeing comments on my posts that say “I thought it was just me! I’m so glad it’s not!” Being a parent is hard, but friends and blogs really help.

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