You will need
- steamer, tongs, a clean container for bottles, a clean towel.
Not every mom has managed to establish breast feeding, and then comes to the aid of a bottle with infant formula. At first you may seem to feed from the bottle much easier: no need to follow a diet of nursing mothers, and to feed the baby in your absence any adult member of the family.But it's not so simple. It is important to understand that artificial feeding kid does not imply a lower share of responsibility, because now the kid will get a fresh and sterile milk from your breast. The first six months of baby's life need to sterilize the bottles by boiling or the use of special electric sterilizer.
You can save money by buying a wonderful assistant – steamer. It is easy to sterilize bottles, nipples and pacifiers. And when the baby grows up, you will use a steamer to cook vegetables for the first feeding of the baby. Maybe you already have a steamer, but you didn't know that bottles can be sterilized in it?
In the steamer will easily fit several standard or wide bottles. If the bottle is high, you can remove an additional section of a double boiler, freeing up space in height. If the bottle holds height on the bottom shelf, then on top you can easily place the pacifiers and nipples.
To start, thoroughly wash bottle and teat brush. You can use a special product for washing children's dishes. It is important that inside the bottle there is no trace of the milk mixture.
Pour water into a special compartment of a double boiler. Put the bottle on the bottom section of the steamer with their necks down to vapor easily penetrated inside. Do not place bottles too close to each other.
5-7 minutes is a sufficient time for sterilization. But you can increase time to 10-12 minutes for your own peace of mind. At the end of the program remove the bottles and place them in a clean container, arianny boiling water. Cover container with lid or clean towel.
On the same principle in the steam cooker you can sterilize a manual breast pump, bags for collection of milk, teethers and other items.
After a few months, you will simply rinse the bottle with boiling water, and you will not regret the money wasted on the sterilizer. The steamer will become a reliable assistant in cooking delicious and healthy food.
Some easy to keep clean sterile bottles directly inside of a double boiler. Swipe condensate from the lid and cover the steamer with a clean cloth or a lid.