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    Default When did you stop sterilising?

    I can't remember when I stopped sterilising my sons bottles now my daughter has hit 7 months wondering when did u stop sterilising and just wash up normally??

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    Default When did you stop sterilising?

    I think I stopped at 6 months

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    Default Re: When did you stop sterilising?

    Advice given to me from nicu staff was don't bother sterilising. Just wash in clean soapy water and rinse off in very hot water.

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    I sterilised bottles for 12 months...I think I went a tad overboard though! It just became habit for me.

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    Default When did you stop sterilising?

    I don't at all my DS is 8 weeks neva had an issue

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    Default When did you stop sterilising?

    6 months but as pp said you don't need too, as long as they are washed thoroughly after use

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    When he stopped having bottles ( at 12/13 months) as per the WHO guidelines.

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    Default When did you stop sterilising?

    I never sterilised

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    Default When did you stop sterilising?

    Around 6 months, no point when they're spending time on the floor and shoving everything in their mouths.

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    Default When did you stop sterilising?

    11 months approx. I felt that was a suitable time frame.


 

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