Preparing a bottle feed for your baby

If you’re thinking about starting to bottle feed your baby, there are a number of things to consider to make sure it’s a smooth transition for both you and your little one.
Always clean and sterilize all feeding parts before each use.
Wash your hands thoroughly and ensure surfaces are clean before handling sterilized components.
Do not use abrasive cleaning agents or anti-bacterial cleaners with bottles and nipples.
For inspection of the nipple, pull it in each direction.
Don’t warm milk in a microwave as this may cause uneven heating and could scald your baby.
Always check the milk temperature before feeding.
Make sure that the bottles are not over-tightened as this can cause leaking.

Please be aware that the information given in these articles is only intended as general advice and should in no way be taken as a substitute for professional medical advice. If you or your family or your child is suffering from symptoms or conditions which are severe or persistent or you need specific medical advice, please seek professional medical assistance. Philips AVENT cannot be held responsible for any damages that result from the use of the information provided on this website.

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