If you never heard about sterilization then let us tell you it is the process to remove highly resistant milk residue or remove bacteria and microorganisms. There is numerous method that people use to wash the baby milk bottles and nipples. But it is not good to wash them with normal dish soap as it can harm your baby. If you are using bleach to clean bottles then must give preference to bleach baby bottles as they are specially designed to serve babies.
These are few methods that you can use to sterilize or bleach baby bottles:
- Boiling water
The very first method you can use for sterilization is by using boiling water. You just have to boil the water and then leave it for some time. Make sure it will not too hot to mold the baby articles as they are soft. After 2 or 3 minutes you have to put the baby bottle or nipple in the hot water. Make sure that the article has a small bubble in the water on it.
You can also use the microwave to clean the baby articles. You just have to fill the baby dishes, nipples, milk bottle with water and then put them in the microwave. You just have to wait for 1 or 2 min. It will get super hot and also clean all the stinks of milk residue on it.
- Electric steam
You can use electric steam to sterilize the bottles. For this, you just have to follow the instructions provided by the manufacturer.
The next thing you can use to sterilize bottles with bleach. It is easily available in the market and also gentle for the baby. But make sure that the bleach does not contain any harmful chemical substances. You have to be very careful while serving your babies.