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    Default Re: How do you preare your water for making up formula?

    Quote Originally Posted by kayem View Post
    I only just found this out, boiling your tap water does kill the nasties but also highly increases the concentration of flouride. We have a filter on our tap which i am glad about.

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    Interesting.. I did not know that.


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    Default How do you preare your water for making up formula?

    Also it's important to fill the kettle with cold water from the tap because if you use hot water it picks up copper from the pipes. Also I run the tap for a couple of seconds to get any water out that may have been sitting in the pipes

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    Quote Originally Posted by kayem View Post
    I only just found this out, boiling your tap water does kill the nasties but also highly increases the concentration of flouride. We have a filter on our tap which i am glad about.

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    No offence but if you're worried about extra chemicals then you might want to steer clear of formula in general...I'd imagine fluoride is the least of it. . And I say this as someone who formula fed

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    Default How do you preare your water for making up formula?

    Unfortunately some people can't steer clear of formula and it's great people are educating themselves on toxins/fluoride in our water

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    Don't do it people

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    Default How do you preare your water for making up formula?

    I wash DS' bottles, and fill them with water that has been boiled (and cooled) in the kettle. They sit on the bench until I need to use them, usually within 12 hours. I also measure the formula into dispensers, so that it's ready if I need to go out, or if DP needs to make up a feed. DS drinks room temp bottles too

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    Default Re: How do you preare your water for making up formula?

    Quote Originally Posted by WineTime View Post
    No offence but if you're worried about extra chemicals then you might want to steer clear of formula in general...I'd imagine fluoride is the least of it. . And I say this as someone who formula fed
    I dont have a baby yet to feed just sharing some info. But everyone has the right to make their own choices.

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    Default How do you preare your water for making up formula?

    I did read about boiling water making the minerals more concentrated, or something along those lines. How about boiling filtered/bottled water and storing in a large sterilized closed jug? We don't drink tap water at all, we have a cooler here and get the bottles delivered. I can definitely taste the difference, tap water is yuk..

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    Default Re: How do you preare your water for making up formula?

    I'll also add that I keep 2 x 500ml bottles of cooled boiled water on stand by just in case. I rotate the water so if that is more than a few days old and I need a bottle urgently and none are made up I am not waiting for boiling water to cool. Otherwise that water goes to the dogs or fish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DesperatelySeekingSleep View Post
    I'll also add that I keep 2 x 500ml bottles of cooled boiled water on stand by just in case. I rotate the water so if that is more than a few days old and I need a bottle urgently and none are made up I am not waiting for boiling water to cool. Otherwise that water goes to the dogs or fish.

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    Thats a really good idea!


 

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