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months old baby .. do we still have to sterilize in boiling water

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Hi . 4-months old baby .. do we still have to sterilize in boiling water the baby bottles?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Celeste NP replied 5 years ago.

You can wash them in the dishwasher if you have one or even wash well and rinse in very hot water. It is important that you wash them soon after using and not let them set with formula in them for several hours.

However, if you notice any peeling of the bottle or nipple you need to throw it away.
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