Most baby spoons, bowls, plates, and sippy cups can go in the dishwasher. You can also hand wash them with soap and warm water. Wash baby utensils after each feeding.
How do you clean baby bowls and spoons?
When your baby has finished his food, wash the bowls, plates and spoons in hot, soapy water, and rinse them afterwards. Or wash them in the dishwasher. Even though you don’t need to sterilise feeding equipment, you should carry on sterilising your baby’s bottles, teats and bottle-feeding equipment.
How do you get food stains out of baby spoons?
For more stubborn stains, we recommend soaking the item in a bath of baking soda and warm water to help lift the color. Our First Stage Silicone Spoons and Silicone Multiportions are made from a platinum grade silicone, which is a naturally porous material and wonderfully soft for baby’s gums!
How do you sterilize baby utensils at home?
If you are using plastic ware, a more practical approach is to wash the utensils with hot soapy water, rinse them well, and then leave the dishes in a pan of boiling hot water for a ten minutes (after turning the gas off). Never boil any dishes in soapy water as it may have a damaging and corrosive effect.
Do I need to sterilize baby spoons and bowls?
A baby less than six months old should have all feeding equipment sterilised. After six months of age baby bowls and spoons should be clean but do not need to be sterilised, however feeding bottles and teats should be sterilised for as long as they are used.
Can you sanitize baby spoons?
The silicone baby spoon can be easily boiled in water for 5 minutes or easily cleaned by a sterilizer.
How often should you Sterilise dummy?
Keeping the dummy clean
Clean and sterilise your baby’s dummies every day and keep them in their container when not in use. Never put a dummy in your mouth (to ‘clean’ it) and never put any food or other substance (such as honey) on a dummy. From about 6 months, your child will be more resistant to infections.
How do you get stains out of sippy cups?
Basic Steps to Clean a Sippy Cup
- Rinse the sippy cup as soon as possible after use.
- Separate every part of the sippy cup.
- Make sure straws and detachable mouth pieces are separated from the main cup.
- Soak everything in warm soapy water (and your choice of disinfectant if mold is already present).
How do you clean pacifier stains?
Vinegar and Water Cleaning
Soak pacifiers in a cup of 50/50 white vinegar and water to keep them clean between uses. Vinegar is a safer alternative to cleaning products or bleach.
How do you get stains out of silicone spoons?
Scrub Tough Stains With Baking Soda
Wash the silicone in hot, soapy water. Use your fingers to feel for any remaining sticky spots. If you find them, sprinkle a sponge with baking soda and gently scrub with baking soda.
Do I need to sterilize bottles every time?
Fortunately, you don’t have to buy a baby bottle sterilizer to keep things sanitary. If you use bottles or pacifiers, you’ll want to sterilize them before their first use and perhaps periodically thereafter, but it’s not necessary to sterilize bottles after every use.
What age can you stop Sterilising baby bottles?
It’s important to sterilise all your baby’s feeding equipment, including bottles and teats, until they are at least 12 months old. This will protect your baby against infections, in particular diarrhoea and vomiting.
What happens if you don’t sterilize baby bottles?
Forgetting to properly clean and sterilise your baby’s feeding equipment can lead to tummy upset, diarrhoea and an unhappy baby and mother.
How long do bottles stay sterile?
You can usually sterilise 6 bottles at a time and the process can take as little as 6 minutes. Once your baby’s bottles and feeding things are sterilised you can store them inside, so they remain sterile for up to 24 hours. Some will even sterilise and dry baby’s bottles in one go.
At what age can you stop boiling water for babies?
If you are concerned about water quality, continue to boil and cool water until your baby is 6 months old.
What age can baby have tap water?
For babies under 6 months, you should not use water straight from the mains tap in the kitchen as it is not sterile. You will need to boil the tap water first and then let it cool down. Water for babies over 6 months doesn’t need to be boiled.