Washing and sterilising formula equipment

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Washing and sterilising formula equipment

Washing and sterilising of feeding equipment is very important. It is also very important to have clean hands when handling feeding equipment or preparing formula.

Washing and sterilising formula equipment

Washing and sterilising formula equipment: Video transcript

Washing and sterilising of feeding equipment is very important.  It is also very important to have clean hands when handling feeding equipment or preparing formula.

Your newborn baby is at risk of infection so you must wash and sterilise all feeding equipment to kill any bugs until your baby is 3 months old. After 3 months, thorough washing and rinsing is enough.

Always wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water and dry them on a clean cloth or paper towel before sterilising the equipment or making your baby’s formula.

This page last reviewed 02 June 2013.
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