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    I do what everyone else has suggested. But my ds wont drink room temp it has to be heated he is just fussy though. I just boil the kettle in the morning and pour into the bottles ready for the day

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    I would take warm or hot water in the bottles (as many as I thought I'd need on the day/outing) and a powder dispenser pot with pre measured amounts and mix them fresh.
    If possible, I'd heat them if the facilities were available.

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    Thanks everyone for all your replies, really helpful (sorry about my delayed response!)

    I think I might try making up a bottle and taking it with me with ice packs - apparently that's ok if you use it within 4 hours of taking it from the fridge. Maybe when it gets really hot I'll have to try something else though!

    I wish they sold packs of ready to drink formula!

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    Hi definitely don't need to serve formula warm. Room temperature is the same safety wise as serving it warm and a lot easier when out and about.

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    S26 make ready to use formula packs. We can buy them in woolies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tb2 View Post
    S26 make ready to use formula packs. We can buy them in woolies.
    I scoured the shelves of my local woolies but no luck. 😢

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    I fill my bottles with boiled water then allow to cool while I'm out n about when bubs was smaller I took a flask/ thermos of boiling water and added to it to get a good temperature. Now baby is older and the weather is warming I just offer water that has been boiled at room temperature and simply add the formula powder just before serving :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Toppy View Post
    Thanks everyone for all your replies, really helpful (sorry about my delayed response!)

    I think I might try making up a bottle and taking it with me with ice packs - apparently that's ok if you use it within 4 hours of taking it from the fridge. Maybe when it gets really hot I'll have to try something else though!

    I wish they sold packs of ready to drink formula!
    Just a friendly heads up that already made formula needs to be heated in a bottle warmer/bowl of hot water. Nuking formula in the microwave creates hot spots and also destroys important nutrients. Just thinking that may get a little tricky if the ice blocks have made the milk really cold while you're out.

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    Microwaving only damages breast milk not formula You can get hot spots but nothing shaking the bottle won't fix.

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    According the QLD health, formula can be damaged by being heated in a microwave.


 

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