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Philips Avent Fast Baby Bottle Warmer SCF355 00

Last Updated: 7 Jan 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.8
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
998
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36
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Review Summary - 905 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Heating
 140
heat, bottle, milk, bottles, warm
+80%
-20%
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" ...  -Heats bottle/milk fast  ...  "
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" ...  It works exactly as intended - heats up the milk quickly and evenly.  ...  "
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" ...  Warms great, easy to use with different heat setting and convenient.  ...  "
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" ...  Heats up the breast milk perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product for warming milk bottles and baby food  ...  "
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" ...  They heat up faster and work well when mixing cold and hot water to formula.  ...  "
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" ...  It does heat up pretty fast depending on which level you set it.  ...  "
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" ...  But easy too hot.  ...  "
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Cooling
 112
warmer, warm, bottles, milk, fridge
+74%
-26%
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" ...  best bottle warmer!I use 8oz avent glass bottle,is very quick to warmer.  ...  "
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" ...  I love this bottle warmer.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and quick to warm up  ...  "
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" ...  With formula from the tap it takes 3 mins to warm a bottle to room temp, refrigerated breast milk takes about 5-6 mins.  ...  "
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" ...  The warmer works with all bottle brands, not just Avent.  ...  "
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" ...  This works great for a bottle warmer.  ...  "
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" ...  We have Culligan water so every bottle is always cold so this makes our bottles warm in a few minutes!  ...  "
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" ...  It's an even warmth and is warm in just a few minutes.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 90
easy, use, easy to clean, easier, bottle
+93%
-7%
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" ...  So easy and fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Love it, easy to use!  ...  "
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" ...  It warms the milk well and is easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and doesn't take up a bunch of counter space.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Very quick, easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to take with you.  ...  "
Storage
 89
bottle warmer, bottle, warmer, milk, avent
+87%
-13%
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" ...  These bottle warmers work extremely well. ... We batch make all of the bottles for our triplets and have 3 of these bottle warmers and use them to warm up every feeding.  ...  "
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" ...  It is recommended to not microwave breast milk which Is why we got this, and I do like it!  ...  "
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" ...  Make sure to stay close to check smaller bottles every minute or so.  ...  "
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" ...  Warms bottles fast and fits many different size bottles. ... I used the Mam bottles which have a big base and those fit perfect in here.  ...  "
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" ...  Love this product because it allows us to make baby's formula in batches and warm bottles as needed, which comes in very handy for those 3am feedings.  ...  "
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" ...  fit for all bottles and easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  I use Avent Natural bottles and this warmer suits them perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  it has worked to thaw my breast milk in the bags which is an added bonus.  ...  "
Food Items
 55
bottle, warming, warm, heats, evenly
+76%
-24%
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" ...  But easy too hot.  ...  "
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" ...  When we had to supplement to formula or needed to warm up breast milk this was perfect!  ...  "
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" ...  It warms up milk well and has different levels depending on what you are warming up.  ...  "
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" ...  It warms the milk evenly and quickly. ... I use the timer on the stove when I'm warming milk now and I keep forgetting to shut it off once I'm done.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s easy to use and heats up my breast milk pretty fast.  ...  "
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" ...  I also now heat my sons frozen food up in a glass bottle and it thaws the cubes out perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  It's good for baby food too  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy to warm up your milk instead of using a pot!  ...  "
Features
 52
auto shut, warmer, auto shutoff, shut, auto
+27%
-73%
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" ...  Description says that the light will blink when milk is heated-this is false.  ...  "
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" ...  This warmer has no timer or auto turn off.  ...  "
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" ...  minus a star for lack of auto off auto 3 min timer  ...  "
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" ...  This warmer has no timer.  ...  "
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" ...  Only downside is that there’s no timer or automatic shut off so you have to set a timer or watch the clock to avoid over heating.  ...  "
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" ...  Didn't realize there is no auto shut off for this model.  ...  "
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" ...  There's also no auto shut off feature which scares me a bit - it just continues to heat up.  ...  "
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" ...  There is no timer or automatic shut off, so you have to keep track of the time.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 47
working, stopped working, warmer, times a day, month
+53%
-47%
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" ...  though that was the first one I bought 4 months ago . ... my mother's is only about 2 months and it heats up like it was brand new .  ...  "
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" ...  We have been using it b ow for 7 months with no issue.  ...  "
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" ...  Works like a charm with no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  I still buy the same one which I have used for the past 1 year.  ...  "
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" ...  Use it multiple times a day with no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  After like 5 month of use.  ...  "
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" ...  No problems so far and we'very been using it several times on week days for 2 mths now.  ...  "
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" ...  Purchased this a week ago and been using it every day since then.  ...  "
Price
 42
money, waste of money, better, worth the money, worth
+71%
-29%
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" ...  Does the job for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a good bottle warmer for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price you cant beat it.  ...  "
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" ...  Cant say enough about this product for such a reasonable price!  ...  "
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" ...  I love this product, and you can’t beat the price. ... I thought the price was pretty reasonable.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and a great price.  ...  "
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" ...  It works fine but it could be cheaper.  ...  "
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" ...  If you’re on the fence, give it a try, especially if you can catch it on sale.  ...  "
Overall performance
 38
job, works, job done, gets the job, gets
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Works extremely well.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s SO fast and efficient.  ...  "
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" ...  Works extremely well.  ...  "
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" ...  It gets hot fast too!  ...  "
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" ...  Very fast warm up.  ...  "
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" ...  Fast is what I wanted, easy to use, I like it so far.  ...  "
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" ...  Gets the job done.  ...  "
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" ...  Works very well  ...  "
Wash Programs
 30
wish, auto shutoff, warmer, needs a timer, would be nice
+17%
-83%
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" ...  This warmer has no timer!  ...  "
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" ...  There’s no timer!  ...  "
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" ...  Wish this one had a timer  ...  "
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" ...  Just wish it had a timer .  ...  "
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" ...  No timer worthless  ...  "
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" ...  There’s no way to regulate how warm the bottle gets, there’s no timer, and I found it to be very messy and time consuming.  ...  "
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" ...  Too bad it doesn't have a timer function or preset program.  ...  "
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" ...  Wish it had a timer  ...  "
Water Usage
 27
bottle, fill, warm, hot, warmer
+67%
-33%
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" ...  This is a solid product, just don't forge to add the water.  ...  "
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" ...  Heats water quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  Not hard to keep water in there & add more as needed, don’t think it is worth it to buy the ones that don’t require you to put water in.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't have to waste water anymore just to wait for the hot water to come out in the faucet.  ...  "
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" ...  The water warms in a very short time, which is great when you have a hungry baby!  ...  "
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" ...  It seems like a water heater.  ...  "
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" ...  So much more convenient than using the stove to boil water or running the hot water from the sink!  ...  "
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" ...  The munchkin allowed for enough water initially to create enough steam to sufficiently heat the bottle)  ...  "
Water Resistance
 26
bottle, warm, warmer, hot, hot water
+54%
-46%
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" ...  This is a solid product, just don't forge to add the water.  ...  "
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" ...  it takes forever for our tap water to get hot so this has been pretty awesome to have.  ...  "
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" ...  I love love love this bottle warmer.it is very easy to use,and doesn't need to add water everytime,and easy to control.  ...  "
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" ...  Much easier than holding a bottle under the sink with running warm water.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased one of these for myself I was so satisfied started giving them as baby shower gifts.  ...  "
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" ...  Not hard to keep water in there & add more as needed, don’t think it is worth it to buy the ones that don’t require you to put water in.  ...  "
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" ...  My husband can do it faster in a sink full of water.  ...  "
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" ...  Instead of warming up a bottle in water for 10 or more minutes, I warm up a bottle in roughly 2-3 minutes.  ...  "
Cleaning
 25
easy to use, easy to clean, inside, cleaning, water
+76%
-24%
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" ...  I use it at the office (no stove and pot there), and I find it to be easy to use and no mess whatsoever.  ...  "
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" ...  I used this product to warm up massage oil.  ...  "
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" ...  Stays very clean on the inside.  ...  "
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" ...  Sits on our counter top in my pumping station where I keep all my cleaned pumping pieces.  ...  "
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" ...  Quick and easy to use with no hot spots.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great heating massage oil  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to clean and works really well.  ...  "
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" ...  Never had any issues with scaling or cleaning it after the occasional leaky Dr. Brown's bottle.  ...  "
Size
 19
handy, easy to use, travel, small, take
+100%
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" ...  Makes life a little easier!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use with one hand while carrying the baby with the other.  ...  "
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" ...  It is pretty fast and I like that it doesn’t take up too much space.  ...  "
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" ...  A nice size and light weight, so it's easy to "travel" with.  ...  "
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" ...  This also travels pretty well too.  ...  "
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" ...  Its small and portable, and reliable.  ...  "
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" ...  Works well and is very handy.  ...  "
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" ...  We even travel with ours!  ...  "
For Kids
 17
daughter, son, child, wish, parents
+94%
-6%
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" ...  This is especially important for us since we use if for our son’s medical formula.  ...  "
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" ...  New parents need practicality!  ...  "
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" ...  Works great wish I bought one with my 1st child .  ...  "
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" ...  Bought a second one for grand parents.  ...  "
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" ...  My daughter loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  The best product for baby and parents  ...  "
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" ...  Got this for my daughter & son-in-law. ... About the time it takes a -now practiced- mom (or dad!)  ...  "
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" ...  Had it with my first daughter and bought it again for my 2nd baby.  ...  "
Marketplace
 17
described, works, seller, vendor, store
+88%
-12%
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" ...  This product works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product, no problems, as described  ...  "
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" ...  Will buy again!  ...  "
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" ...  Good product and services.  ...  "
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" ...  Came just as described. ... No hassle of going to the store and I saved money by purchasing item here.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Product as described.  ...  "
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" ...  The seller provides a very good customer service, free return.  ...  "
Ease of Cleaning
 15
easy to use, easy to clean, use and clean, easy, works
+80%
-20%
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" ...  I had to scrub it with those tiny bottle brushes to clean it up!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to clean and use.  ...  "
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" ...  Cleaning the unit is easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Well engineered and easy to clean.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to clean and works really well.  ...  "
Delivery
 14
fast, arrived on time, product, new, delivery
+100%
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" ...  Product arrived on time, brand new and it's just what I needed.  ...  "
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" ...  Shipping fast and without problems  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived exactly as shown and packaging was perfect!  ...  "
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" ...  The product arrived here safe.  ...  "
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" ...  Came as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived on time.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived on time and works great.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly what I order expected and received.  ...  "
Capacity
 13
room, house, much room, thought, take
+77%
-23%
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" ...  Terrific for travelling and warming up a bottle in a hotel room or on the road (if you have a car adapter or outlet).  ...  "
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" ...  Went out of state for a family wedding and we stayed at a hotel.  ...  "
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" ...  One of the most used baby product in our household.  ...  "
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" ...  I keep it my room.  ...  "
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" ...  bought so i could have one upstairs and one downstairs.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice to have this at my house when grandson is at our house.  ...  "
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" ...  Otherwise it is small and light and does not take up much room.  ...  "
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" ...  Purchased 1 for the house, then 2 more so my baby's grandparents would have one too .  ...  "
Returns
 13
returned, returning, unit, one, need
+8%
-92%
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" ...  I returned mine after 2 uses  ...  "
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" ...  We're returning.  ...  "
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" ...  Return it the item ASAP.  ...  "
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" ...  I told my wife “this has to be returned” and she said that it can’t be that bad.  ...  "
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" ...  I would return it but then I need a warmer so I’m stuck with it.  ...  "
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" ...  I will either be returning it if I can or tossing it in the garbage.  ...  "
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" ...  Returning after one use.  ...  "
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" ...  I wanted to return it but threw away the box.  ...  "
Design
 13
design, looks, would, looking, look
+85%
-15%
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" ...  Also looks nice.  ...  "
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" ...  Slick looking design!  ...  "
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" ...  It works wonderfully, and the design doesn’t look terrible on the bathroom counter.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a nice design too so doesn't look clunky in our kitchen.  ...  "
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" ...  I have the premium version of this warmer and absolutely LOVE it!!!  ...  "
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" ...  Great looking design. ... I can see the designer paid attention to small details like the control knob and the mesh on top of the heating element.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice design and shape, and simple to use.  ...  "
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" ...  wonderful product, well designed  ...  "
Build Quality
 12
plastic, melt, glass, break, bottle
+42%
-58%
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" ...  However the rest of you must be liars or mine is broken!  ...  "
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" ...  I mean really give me a break.  ...  "
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" ...  So you have to be careful.  ...  "
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" ...  The only complaint I have is that the knob feels a little loose, but that's it.  ...  "
User Manual
 11
setting, instructions, instruction manual, warmer, user
+27%
-73%
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" ...  The manual actually says if you don’t turn the warmer off it will overeat your milk.  ...  "
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" ...  The instructions in the user manual are also not 100% clear. ... There is no indication in the manual on which setting is what.  ...  "
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" ...  One would think that the manual would have a clear description of what each setting does.  ...  "
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" ...  The manual has been read many times, I've looked at reviews, NO ONE IS EVEN MENTIONING THIS ISSUE.  ...  "
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" ...  I don’t get a And Instruction manual with the bottle warmer  ...  "
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" ...  The instruction manual claims that an 8oz bottle takes 4 minutes .  ...  "
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" ...  We read and followed the instructions.  ...  "
Comfort
 10
warmer, use, baby, knob, easy to use
+40%
-60%
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" ...  My hands are already busy with a baby, and sometimes I cannot get to the bottle right away, so disappointing that it doesn't have the auto shutoff.  ...  "
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" ...  The only complaint I have is that the knob feels a little loose, but that's it.  ...  "
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" ...  It takes an extra minute of holding the bottle upside down while pinching the nipple to get this under control.  ...  "
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" ...  Makes it dangerous  ...  "
For Travel
 9
warming, travel, quick, good, even
+89%
-11%
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" ...  We even travel with ours!  ...  "
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" ...  Needed something that would be quick and portable for car trips.  ...  "
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" ...  I put it in an oversized lunch bag and it fits the warmer, bottles, and forumla easily for travel.  ...  "
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" ...  Very useful for trips.  ...  "
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" ...  Terrific for travelling and warming up a bottle in a hotel room or on the road (if you have a car adapter or outlet).  ...  "
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" ...  It’s quick with warming cold milk and very compact when it’s needs to be stored or even taken on trips!  ...  "
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" ...  Very good for traveling .  ...  "
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" ...  I had to buy this one although I had one from Europe that was a lot cheaper and as good as this one.  ...  "
Clock
 9
watch the clock, set, alarm, wish, clock
+33%
-67%
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" ...  There is no timer to set, and no indicator/alarm for when it's heated.  ...  "
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" ...  There's not an alarm or anything when the bottle is done either, you have to use your own judgment.  ...  "
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" ...  If you already have a hungry, crying baby, you don't have the luxury of checking the clock too.  ...  "
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" ...  Only downside is that there’s no timer or automatic shut off so you have to set a timer or watch the clock to avoid over heating.  ...  "
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" ...  Would be nicer if it had a timer / alarm.  ...  "
Product As Described
 9
works, product, came, advertised, well
+100%
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" ...  It works well, though not as well as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Product as described.  ...  "
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" ...  This product works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  The warmer is exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Came just as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product, no problems, as described  ...  "
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" ...  Came as expected.  ...  "
Speed
 9
warm, warms, takes, milk, even
+67%
-33%
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" ...  It's an even warmth and is warm in just a few minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  Warms in 3 to 5 minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  It's an even warmth and is warm in just a few minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product , it warms the milk in few minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  Warms my bottles in 5 minutes.  ...  "
Fit
 9
fits, fit, bottle, brand, wish
+100%
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" ...  Can use with any bottle brand as long as it fits.  ...  "
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" ...  fit for all bottles and easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  Fit all bottle size  ...  "
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" ...  Cup fits perfectly, and the temperature of the water reaches 180° in about 8-10 min.  ...  "
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" ...  Holds our Dr  ...  "
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" ...  Fit our Playtex bottles even with the bend in bottle as well.  ...  "
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" ...  I used the Mam bottles which have a big base and those fit perfect in here.  ...  "
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" ...  So far it fits every bottle we’ve used .  ...  "
As Gift
 8
gave, friend, loved, bought, new
+100%
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" ...  Great gift and a happy momma!  ...  "
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" ...  I bought as a gift for my friend .  ...  "
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" ...  I gave this as a gift.  ...  "
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" ...  gave as gift  ...  "
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" ...  My friend loved this .  ...  "
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" ...  Gave it to a new mom as a gift as a friend of mine swears by it.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this as a gift and they loved it!  ...  "
Setup
 7
directions, use, follow, time, read
+43%
-57%
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" ...  The instructions don't mention this.  ...  "
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" ...  The instructions all have minutes of warm time on them, but you have to use a separate timer.  ...  "
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" ...  We read and followed the instructions.  ...  "
Controls
 7
turn, knob, dial, would be nice, watch the clock
+29%
-71%
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" ...  Well, whatever model has the button is awesome, this one is garbage.  ...  "
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" ...  Only downside is that there’s no timer or automatic shut off so you have to set a timer or watch the clock to avoid over heating.  ...  "
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" ...  The dial with the various "program" options is not intuitive at all.  ...  "
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" ...  Too many functions make it confusing.  ...  "
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" ...  It stays on all the time unless you turn the dial off.  ...  "
Freezer
 6
ice cold, cold, bottles, bottle, still
-100%
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" ...  Frustrating when you have a hungry baby and cold milk from the fridge.  ...  "
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" ...  There have been times I've put a bottle in for 6 mins and it's still ice cold and others it's too hot.  ...  "
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" ...  Product takes about 10minutes to warm my bottles, after 3 minutes my milk is still ice cold, not sure if it’s because my bottles are the silicone Como Tomo but I also tried a plastic bottle and it took about 6 minutes to warm, not the 3 minutes it claims to take.  ...  "
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" ...  However i find that it warms very slow on the below bottles 6 ounces.  ...  "
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" ...  My issue is it does warm the bottles, however, the top and nipple stay ice cold, which causes the milk to spray out of the nipple forcefully.  ...  "
Programs
 6
timer, stove, set, use, takes
+50%
-50%
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" ...  There's no timer though so you have to set one yourself (we used the microwave).  ...  "
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" ...  Takes too long, I'll use microwave  ...  "
Battery Life
 6
saver
+100%
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" ...  It has been a real life saver to have in the middle of the night when you don’t want to be standing by the sink running hot water.  ...  "
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" ...  This is an absolute life saver!!  ...  "
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" ...  Such a life saver.  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely life savers!  ...  "
Sleep Tracking
 5
deprived, wakes, time, bottle
+80%
-20%
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" ...  I barely sleep ever since had our beautiful angel.  ...  "
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" ...  Very handy for my husband to heat my breast milk and let me get a few extra hours of sleep.  ...  "
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" ...  Made getting sleep as a new mom much easier!  ...  "
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" ...  if you’re as sleep deprived as we are!  ...  "
Washing
 4
water
+25%
-75%
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" ...  All the water and accumulated lint and dust washes right out.  ...  "
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" ...  I can’t believe they’d make a product like this without automatic shutoff.  ...  "
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" ...  This does not have an automatic shut off which is why I got it.  ...  "
Lagging
 4
automatically, slow
-100%
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" ...  it doesnt automatically shut off.  ...  "
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" ...  It was slow.  ...  "
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" ...  My only complaint is that it doesn’t automatically shut off if you forget to unplug it.  ...  "
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" ...  this one takes a while and you have to manually shut it off  ...  "
Power Consumption
 3
time, electricity
+33%
-67%
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" ...  It does not even power on now. ... Thought i was power sockets but no warmer itself just died.  ...  "
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" ...  Power is only 110 volts.  ...  "
Ports
 3
use, plug, different, 3
-100%
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" ...  I've moved it to 3 different places and plugged into 3 different outlet, all 3 of them got tripped.  ...  "
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" ...  I can’t use it after I received, the two pronged plug is different .  ...  "
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" ...  I plugged into wall & it doesn't turn on.  ...  "

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