Second only to nature. Consistent transitioning between breast and bottle. Newborn’s oral characteristics are unique to their stage of development. The newborn nipple is sized, shaped and structured to conform to these. Nipple is sized the length of newborn’s gums to throat, avoiding gag reflex. Soft rounded base for soothing swollen gums during feeding. Frosted bulb supports u shaped palate and helps baby sustain latch. Real feel raised surface bumps replicate breastfeeding mother’s nipple.