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Besides boiling, what's another way to sanitize bottles, pacifiers, etc.?

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Asked by jessicarae787 at 2:01 AM on Oct. 29, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • When mine were little I used a sanitizer from Avent that you put the bottles in with a little water in the bottom and then microwaved them.

    Answer by janie-o at 2:24 AM on Oct. 29, 2008

  • I put mine in the dishwasher. :)

    Answer by ILuvMyBoyz0608 at 2:42 AM on Oct. 29, 2008

  • Yes, top rack in the dishwasher is fine. If you have an anti-bacterial setting, even better.

    Answer by gaamom at 2:56 AM on Oct. 29, 2008

  • the dishwasher?

    Answer by tnteaton at 3:06 AM on Oct. 29, 2008

  • used the dishwasher

    Answer by jodi205 at 7:35 AM on Oct. 29, 2008

  • Munchkin has a microwave sanitizer that i live by. it is big enough for small toys and bottles. Make sure you do not microwave or boil LATEX nipples they will break down a lot fatster and possible come apart in the baby's mouth.

    Answer by brannen at 8:47 AM on Oct. 29, 2008

  • The nurses told me the dishwasher was absolutely fine. I got a little cage-type box for the top rack to do the nipples, pacifiers, etc.

    Answer by Julie411me at 9:05 AM on Oct. 29, 2008

  • bottle warmers, dishwasher, very hot soapy water.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:26 AM on Oct. 29, 2008

  • rack for everything..

    Answer by twotwinsmom at 10:46 AM on Oct. 29, 2008

  • Top rack of dishwasher for bottles.. there are microwave bags you add a few ounces of water too and nuke for about 2-3 minutes, you can reuse each bag up to 20 times, cost about 5-6 bucks for 8? Got them when I was breast-pumping, now I use the bags for the nipples, rings and caps. Great!! Otherwise, I put all the babies bottle parts exclusivley in a tupperware in my sink- no cross contamination with everyday plates and such. Fill it with hot hot soapy water, then wash them. That will suffice as well. :)

    Answer by ZoeKatsMom at 10:58 AM on Oct. 29, 2008

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