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26/04/2013 at 18:31
Does anyone use this and if so, what do you put the bottles in and then do they need rinsed afterwards?
We've got a really small microwave so that type of steriliser is no use as they all seem too big and the steam ones are a tad expensive!
Willing to use milton if it's easy enough! Just wondering if it's too much of a faff
26/04/2013 at 18:37
It's really easy. I just have a big Tupperware style container, each morning I wash the bottles, pop them in the tub with a tablet, close the lid and 15 minutes later they are ready and good for 24 hours. No need to rinse although the teat can taste horrible for the baby so I usually wipe it with a clean muslin or just run it under the tap quickly.
26/04/2013 at 18:43
thanks for the reply. So any tupperware tub with a lid will do? Do the bottles need to be submerged in the water or is it OK if they float?
Doesn't it leave an after taste in the bottle then? Could I ask any more questions?! ha :)
26/04/2013 at 18:49
Yes you need a lid, I think it's a 5 litre tub you need. I submerge the bottles but I'm not actually sure of that answer! There is a slight taste of chlorine on the test which obviously is not very nice but A has never actually refused to drink from it, the most she did was pull a face which is why I wipe or rinse it first (Which some might say compromises the sterilisation but I'm sure it doesn't matter).
26/04/2013 at 18:53
Bottles need to be submerged. I never rinsed.
Far easier than steam sterilizing IMO
26/04/2013 at 19:27
It's so easy. I swapped my eleccy one for milton.
I don't rinse as it never bothers him but you're meant to rinse with boiled water or you're defeating the object o sterilising
26/04/2013 at 20:06
Rinse with cool boiled water if you want. Don't rinse under the tap or they won't be sterilised anymore.
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