How long does it take for Dr Brown sterilizer?

12 minutes
The Dr. Brown’s Deluxe Electric Bottle Sterilizer safely steam sterilizes six bottles in 12 minutes for your convenience. The easy-to-use one-button operation makes it simple to quickly sterilize baby bottles.

How do you use Dr Brown’s steriliser?

Brown’s® Microwave Steam Sterilizer works:

  1. Fill clean bottle with 6 oz/180 ml of clean water and pour into sterilizer.
  2. Load items to be sterilized.
  3. Close the lid, place inside microwave, and set time according to instructions.
  4. Let items and water cool for at least 10 minutes.

Does Dr Brown sterilizer need distilled water?

Note: This sterilizer requires distilled water, otherwise over time mineral deposits can build up on the heating unit and flake off.

How much water do you put in a Dr Brown steriliser?

3 oz/80 ml
Fill the measuring cup to the FILL LINE (3 oz/80 ml) with water and pour the water INTO THE BOTTOM OF THE HEATING CHAMBER. For best performance, use distilled water. Using tap water will require the monthly descale procedure. NOTE: DO NOT EXCEED the recommended amount of water.

Is a bottle sterilizer necessary?

When you first buy bottles, it is important to sterilize them at least one time. After that, it is no longer necessary to sterilize bottles and their accessories. Many years ago, when water supplies were not reliably clean, baby items required sterilization, but nowadays, this is thankfully not an issue.

How often do you sanitize baby bottles?

once daily
For extra germ removal, sanitize feeding items at least once daily. Sanitizing is particularly important when your baby is younger than 3 months, was born prematurely, or has a weakened immune system.

Can I use tap water in bottle sterilizer?

Use distilled water in your sterilizer. Any other type of water, such as tap, bottled, and even filtered, may contain deposits in it that can build up around the heating element and result in a shorter product life.

What is the difference between distilled and purified water?

Distilled water is a type of purified water that has had both contaminants and minerals removed. Purified water has had chemicals and contaminants removed, but it may still contain minerals.

How do I deep clean my Dr brown bottle warmer?

To clean the bottle warmer reservoir:

  1. Fill reservoir with hot, soapy water and let sit for a few minutes to soften/loosen the debris.
  2. Remove out all the water.
  3. Add two spoonfuls of dry, uncooked, non-instant rice with a spoonful of water and shake vigorously.
  4. Rinse well. Repeat if necessary.

What to do with bottles after sterilizing?

After you’ve finished sterilising It’s best to leave bottles and teats in the steriliser or pan until you need them. If you do take them out, put the teats and lids on the bottles straightaway. Wash and dry your hands before handling sterilised equipment. Better still, use some sterile tongs.