Sterilizer for Baby Bottles and Gear
No one wants their baby to get sick and sterilizing baby bottles, breast pump parts, pacifiers, teethers, and other baby gear can help keep baby healthy. Moms and dads used to sterilize their baby bottles over the stove in the boiling water, but now it’s as easy as putting baby gear in a microwavable steamer sterilizer or putting baby gear in a stand-alone sterilizer small appliance.
One of the most popular and easiest to use sterilizer is the AVENT BPA Free Microwave Steam Sterilizer. This product sterilizers six bottles and all of the accessories in two minutes. The sterilizer fits in most microwaves and will keep the bottles sterile for a full day. The sterilizing steamer kills 99.9% of bacteria, keeping baby healthy and happy. The AVENT sterilizer can help you keep your breast pump parts, sippy cups, and pacifiers bacteria-free, too. This sterilizer is easy to take along on vacation or bring to grandma’s house.
Small Appliance Sterilizers
A quality small appliance grade sterilizer is from The First Years BabyPro Sterilizer. This small appliance will sterilize breast pump parts, pacificers, and small toys, as well as baby bottles and parts. This model puts the steam deeply in the bottles and the other gear. It is BPA free and the interior parts are dishwasher safe.
Nuk is a popular brand of pacifiers, so it is only appropriate that they produce a sterilizing appliance. The Nuk Quick N Ready Steam Sterilizer is an attractive appliance that will sterilize with steam in eight minutes. It has a removable basket that is hand-wash only and the entire model is BPA free. It hold six bottles and has an automatic shut-off. The indicator light will tell you when the gear is ready.
If you are just looking for a small sterilizer that will safely sterilize your baby’s pacifier, the Pipila Portable Pacifier Sterilizer is are great product. The Pipila sterilizer uses a small UV lamp using wavelengths and ozone to kill 99.9% of germs and bacteria. It will sterilize baby pacifiers in about three minutes and the product is the same size as a baseball, so it is easy to transport.
The popular breast pump brand Medela produces Quick Clean Micro-Steam bags in five packs. Using a micro-steam bag allows moms to sterilize and sanitize their breast pump parts, pacifiers, and bottle nipples while on the go with access to a microwave. The bags have a one liter capacity and take about three minutes to sanitize what you put inside the bag. Each bag is reusable and made of plastic. Mothers have reported using each bag over twenty times before they are no longer useful. Another breast pump manufacturer, Simplisse, makes a Microwave Steam Sterilizer Bag five pack, too.