A Keurig machine for baby formula. No, really.

Baby Brezza Formula Pro | Cool Mom Picks

When I recently heard about the Baby Brezza Formula Pro, a new Keurig-like machine that dispenses baby formula, I chuckled to myself and thought, How hard is it to shake a bottle? But after re-experiencing the sleep deprivation that comes along with having a newborn myself (gah) I’ve decided this nifty device might be a winner for parents whose babies formula feed.

If you can work a Keurig, you can work the Brezza. The Baby Brezza gives you one-touch access to pre-mixed formula that’s the exact amount you need and the right temperature you need it to be. When baby is ready for a feeding, you can have a bottle ready within seconds — super helpful when time is of the essence with a wailing baby. Simply push a button to indicate how much formula you need — 2, 4, 6, 8 or 10 ounces — and then the pre-warmed water starts dispensing along with the perfectly measured amount of powder into the bottle. The water is heated to near body temperature, and the mixer dispenses the formula gently to prevent as many air bubbles as possible. Any size bottle fits the Baby Brezza, which is a big plus.

Similar to the Keurig, there’s a water basin on the left-hand side that you fill with distilled water, and a compartment at the top of the machine for infant formula (any brand works). It’s compact in size and has a sleek look that will fit in nicely on your countertop. I’m still nursing but would consider even keeping this in the baby’s room when we eventually switch to formula. Imagine how much quicker it would make those middle-of-the-night feedings! Yes, please.

If it’s just a warmer that you need, you can also consider the Beaba Bib’expresso which offers another quick way to get warmed water into that bottle faster – it heats up breast milk, too. But keep in mind that it only warms liquid and doesn’t pre-mix like the Baby Brezza, still leaving those extra steps of measuring and shaking, if you formula feed.

Although it might seem a little indulgent to have a machine that mixes infant formula for you, in those sleep-deprived months? Come on. Having one-touch access to mixed formula eliminates steps like getting the formula out of the canister and warming the water. And for anxious new parents, it takes away the element of guesswork: Was it warm enough? Did I shake the bottle hard enough?

The Baby Brezza would be a great gift for a new mom because, hey, we know that anything that makes life with baby easier is worth its weight in gold.

Baby Brezza Formula Pro is available for $149 from the company’s website or from other retailers like Amazon and Target

Jeana Lee Tahnk is a prolific tech writer, crafty mom, and passionate fan of any products that make it easier to raise three children. She's been immersed in the high-tech world for about 15 years, or since Mark Zuckerberg was in the 7th grade.


  • Reply December 7, 2013


    Not proud of this recommendation CMP.

    • Reply May 29, 2014


      Why not? Because it has to do with *gasp* formula? This really shouldn’t be news but not everyone can breastfeed – such as those of us who are adopting.

    • Reply February 27, 2015


      Why? Because it has to do with formula?? Oh the horror of it. (Eyeroll)

  • Reply December 9, 2013


    Doesn’t work for all formulas… Beware.

    • Reply December 10, 2013


      Hi Jani, sorry to hear about your experience with the Baby Brezza. We tested out a couple of different formulas (Gerber Goodstart and Enfamil) and it worked fine with all of them. The Brezza comes with several different adapters to suit all major brands, so I’d recommend checking the included formula chart to be sure you’re using the right adapter.

  • Reply December 22, 2013


    How much is it and where can I buy one?

  • Reply January 20, 2014


    My daughter recently had a baby and purchased the Baby Brezza. It always clogs with the formula. Are there certain formulas that cannot be used with this machine. We find it very frustrating.

  • Reply February 22, 2014


    I got one recently and it was a perfect time saver. You have to make sure you follow direction when installing things. You must put in the right piece for your formula. So if you are using gerber it’s the level 5 adapter. If it’s similac it’s a level 4. The Manual should have more information on which one is best per brand. I had no problem with this so far… You also have to make sure you clean it every month. Looking at YouTube the company has a video introduction on how to properly clean it. I recommend it if you have multiple kids like I do. It saves a lot of time. Because when my boys are hungry they want it then, and they hate waiting for milk to cool off. And this product warms the milk for you…

    • Reply September 3, 2015


      You mention you have to clean it every month, I’m hoping you meant to say every day, as that is what is required according in the included instructions. Otherwise mold will develop as well as other issues.

  • Reply May 9, 2014


    Why can’t these baby breezas be made available in Australia. They look great.

  • Reply July 14, 2014


    This is one amazing machine. At first I was getting some clumps but realized one of the pieces were loose when I put it together. Once I adjusted that, I was amazed how much easier my life just got. This is a must have for any mom and well worth the expense. Follow the directions when setting it up, and you will be amazed on how ‘life changing’ this is. Keep in mind when you select 2oz, it makes 2.5oz and when you select 4oz, it makes 4.75oz, etc. And honestly, who cares about that. It’s the best purchase I’ve made.

  • Reply August 21, 2014


    I loved this machine, it was awesome and as long as you maintain it cleaning the spout etc I found it didn’t clog, but then it stopped dispensing water, I loved it so much I bought another one, its a lifesaver when those all nighters come around. Sadly this one has broken again too same problem…and in same one month time frame. Wish they would work out the links because it really had the capacity of being the best one on the market

  • Reply September 7, 2014


    I bought this and was only able to use it for 2 days because we have to use ready to feed, but the 2 days I was able to use this were the best days. I still have it incase we are able to use powder in the future!

  • Reply July 8, 2015


    Look at the reviews on Amazon. Many customers have found that the Brezza over dilutes the formula, making babies sick. Also, the WHO recommends that the water be at least 70 degrees Celsius (158 degrees Fahrenheit) to kill any germs that may be in the formula powder. (Powdered formula is not sterile. It can contain Cronobacter, formerly known as Enterobacter sakazakii, which can lead to sickness and even death.) The Brezza does not heat the water to 158. Just because they sell it doesn’t mean it’s good for you.

    Thanks for your comment Barbara. Looking at the reviews, there are more than 350 4 and 5-star reviews, and indeed a minority of comments have expressed concerns that should be taken seriously. That said, it seems that commenters attribute incorrect formula proportions to user error. (“We put it together wrong the first time.”) One user addressed some of the complaints by explaining in detail how incorrect usage would lead to each potential problem from other users. Still, we would really like to investigate this more.

    As far as water temperature, indeed the company states that the temperature control heats water to 98 degrees. We admit we did not boil water every time for our own babies’ bottles. Parents need to make that call for themselves. According to many experts (and our own peds), boiling water is not essential in most of the US where your water is treated, or you use bottled water. http://www.sharecare.com/health/baby-feeding-and-nutrition/boil-water-before-mixing-baby-formula

    However boiling water for formula is essential if you use well water, or are in a location with potentially contaminated water — and for added reassurance, you may want to have your tap water checked for lead, nitrates and bacteria, wherever you live. – Eds

  • Reply July 21, 2015


    Cronobacter isn’t in the water, it’s in the formula powder. Water less than 70 C will not kill it. Babies have died in the US (Missouri and Florida, http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/PublicHealthFocus/ucm285401.htm) and Europe (http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/42/7/996.full) from Cronobacter-tainted formula. Powdered infant formula is not sterile. Is the convenience really worth the risk?


    Barbara, we’re going to let this comment stand as an opportunity to correct what is a misleading, if well-intended comment. Before parents seeing this comment and panic, we need to point out that the FDA concluded clearly that the powder was not tainted at the factory. There are any number of reasons that users can mishandle or mis-store food products at home and create problems.

    The FDA also states in the release:

    -Cronobacter is a very rare cause of a severe infection in young infants, and usually occurs in the first days or weeks of life. Typically CDC is informed of about 4-6 cases of Cronobacter a year.

    -Cronobacter bacteria is found in the environment and in hospitals and homes.

    -CDC laboratory tests of samples found Cronobacter bacteria in an opened container of infant formula, an opened bottle of nursery water and prepared infant formula. The FDA tested factory sealed containers of powdered infant formula and nursery water with the same lot numbers as the opened containers and no Cronobacter bacteria were found…It is unclear how the contamination occurred.

    -The FDA has inspected the facilities that manufactured the infant formula and the nursery water that tested positive for Cronobacter bacteria. Those manufacturers have programs that test their products before they are distributed. The lots in question were tested and found negative for Cronobacter. There is currently no evidence to conclude that the infant formula or nursery water was contaminated during manufacturing or shipping.

    -When using powdered infant formula, CDC and FDA advises that caregivers make up fresh formula each time they feed the baby and discard any leftovers.

    -Based on test results to date, there is no need for a recall of infant formula and parents may continue to use powdered infant formula, following the manufacturer’s directions on the printed label.

    In other words, something happened in those four homes, all unrelated, resulting in tragic circumstances.

    We present this info because we don’t believe in shaming or scaring formula-feeding parents, whether they use this feeding method by choice or necessity. We all have enough to worry about.

  • Reply December 20, 2015


    Last week our three month old started rejecting her bottle. We didn’t realize what was going on until a few nights ago when she started vomiting profusely. We decided it was a stomach virus and took her to see her pediatrician. She never ran a fever. She had only minor changes in her voiding habits. Some of her symptoms were gradual, such a screaming outbursts from pain, which I assumed was a touch of colic. I became really alarmed when she began vomiting, uncontrollably.

    Today, the machine started malfunctioning to the point of formula dumping. I’ve been noticing a slight consistency change in the formula, and even color, but I didn’t realize what was happening. We have followed the manufacturers instructions, completely.
    This is VERY upsetting. Improperly mixed formula is EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. If you have the Baby Brezza I would suggest watching it closely or even getting rid of it. We are!

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