You will need
- pan, a sieve, wooden Board, microwave
Thoroughly wash the bottlesthat you intend to sterilize. Check that they did not have chips, cracks and other defects, otherwise bottles may burst when heated. Prepare a pot with clean water. Put on top of a metal sieve or a grating of metal, for example, the bars from the oven. You can use any delimiter.
Put the saucepan on the fire, on a sieve (grid) put the bottle up bottoms. When the water boils, begin the process of steaming. Enough fifteen minutes. A couple of drops that have occurred inside the bottles to drain. After the time remove the bottles and put them on a clean towel, without turning. Before that towel is better to iron iron at high temperature.
If you want to simplify, you can use a different method. To do this, put in a saucepan a clean wooden Board. On it place the bottles and fill them completely with water. To glass items rattled and pounded when boiled, put them with a clean cloth. Boil the bottles for fifteen to twenty minutes. Then carefully remove the objects from the water before it cools down. For this you can use a thoroughly washed salad tongs.
To avoid large number of open steam can sterilize the bottles in the steamer (if, of course, you have). Wash bottle and place in the steamer. Turn on the mode of cooking for fifteen minutes. Wait until time passes, and remove the container. Lay it on a clean towel and cover the ironed cotton cloth.
If you don't have a steamer, but a microwave, can use it to sterilize glass containers. To do this, pour into bottle some water (on the bottom) and put in microwave with a capacity of 700-800 watts for a few minutes. Wait until the water boils, and five minutes after that, the sterilization is over.
Advice 2: How to choose a bottle for a newborn
Regardless of the method of feeding a newborn you will need a bottle. It is useful to leave a portion of milk, if the mother will need to run an errand. If your baby is on an artificial or mixed feeding, then you will need a few bottles. The first choice of children's dishes for a newborn should be approached responsibly.
Now available are an extensive range of bottles for feeding babies. Buy children's tableware in pharmacies or specialized stores and give preference to products from well-known manufacturers.
Pay attention to the material from which made the bottle. Glass bottle environmentally friendly, it is easy to clean and to sterilize, it is perfect for newborns. But when the baby is a little older it is better to replace the bottle made of polypropylene. This material is an excellent alternative to glass. These bottles are also easy to use. The only drawback is a little unclear.
Very popular bottles of plastic. They are unbreakable, light and convenient. However, they need to be changed frequently, sometimes forget about mom. The problem is that after repeated heating and cooling in bottles made of plastic are formed small cracks, which can develop harmful bacteria.
Choosing the shape of bottle for feeding, think, are you going to wash. After all, the purity of children's dishes are very important for the baby's health. If the child himself is able to hold the bottle, then buy a model equipped with comfortable handles.
If your baby has digestive problems, get this bottle. They have a special design that prevents the ingestion of air during feeding.
Foods ideal physiological bottles. They are very soft and resemble the shape of the female breast. Due to this design these bottles do not spoil the skill of sucking and not interfere with future breast feeding.
Bottles differ in scope. Newborn buy the pot with a volume of 100 ml. For children from six months purchase a bottle with a volume of 200 ml to avoid health problems, change the bottle once or twice a month.