Advice 1: How to store baby formula

Preparing baby food from powdered formula should be remembered that at room temperature for a short time in ready-mix breed bacteria and to observe some simple rules to avoid such a situation.
How to store baby formula
You will need
  • - bottles with lids-caps;
  • - thermos-container;
  • - cooler bag;
  • thermos;
  • device for heating a bottle.
Put a freshly made nursery mixture in the refrigerator. You can just pour it into bottles or to store in a measuring Cup, pouring into a bottle and warming as needed.
Sterilize bottles in boiling water for 25 minutes before first use then put on table and cover with clean gauze.
Put the bottle remaining after feeding a mixture ofu in the refrigerator. Before feeding, remove it and heat the contents in a special device. If the mixture is left in the bottle and after the second feeding, it is better not to use either if there are many, to boil the remainder and get another sterile bottle.
Cover the container with the prepared mixtureYu lids and store in the refrigerator in a closed form. Store the dry mixture in a dry place, protected from direct sunlight, tightly closed lid jar.
Take a thermos of hot water, several bottles of sterile, dry mixture. This will allow at any time to enjoy a meal without fearing for its purity. It is possible to take bottles of ready mixYu, placing them in a cooler or thermos container. In this case it is convenient to have an electric device to heat bottles and have access to the power supply.
Boil the mixture, which was left at room temperature for 2-3 hours after feeding, fill it with sterile bottle, in this way it is possible to give the child.
Preheat the mixture from the refrigerator in a special device, appliance for bottle warmer or put the bottle in a bowl of hot water for a few minutes.
Store the mixture in the refrigerator for days. Of feeding bottles standing in the fridge, cover with plastic caps or sterile gauze pad. Before use, boil the nipple with boiling water.

Advice 2 : How to store baby food

The key to successful growth and good health of the young child is a useful food. The shelves are full of colorful jars with a special soft food, both domestic and foreign manufacturers; that's just among a huge number of foreign translations in jars is not information about how the product after opening should be stored.
How to store baby food
Read carefully all the information on the packaging — occasionally the storage conditions are still printed, but only for unopened packaging. How to keep mashed potatoes already open, for example, indicated not always. If for any reason there is no information, then follow the known rules store baby food.
Do not leave opened a jar last more than two days in the fridge — baby food spoiled forever. Heat is not the whole jar, and just the right amount, otherwise the maximum period of storage is reduced to one day. Standard storage temperature — 0 to +12 º C for unused package of baby foodopened For M. banks 0 to +4 ° C (normal temperature in a refrigerator). If you can not keep an open jar in the fridge, then shelf life is reduced to 4-6 hours, depending on ambient temperature. To +20 ° C - 6 hours, over 4 hours.
Discard the puree or yogurt, if in doubt, feed the child food which has been standing for three days in the refrigerator. Baby food in the shops enough for all, and a powder product by that time may contain a decent amount of bacteria and substances produced as a result of oxidation manufactured weight. Remember that the appearance and smell of the product remain the same for almost the entire period of storage, so it is very difficult to distinguish the already expired product from normal. The child's health should be more valuable than a few extra jars.
Pay attention on the conditions in which stored baby food in the store. Refrigerated shelves and no expired products will inspire confidence, whereas a temperature of 30 ° C and located on a regular rack jars should make you doubt the purchase. It is worth remembering that the difference between imported and domestic goods on the shelves almost there: transportation in Europe is carried out under strict supervision, but in Russia as foreign products and the domestic is shipped without adequate control.
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