Feeding and weaning

In what order do you make a bottle feed

  • Make sure you have a clean and sterilised bottle
  • Pour the cooled boiled water into the bottle
  • Add the required amount of milk powder (stated on the tub)
  • Put the lid on tightly and shake until there are no remaining lumps
  • Heat the bottle if required
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Why do you sterilise a babys bottle?

  • To kill bacteria from the bottle
  • To prevent Gastroenterisis
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How do you know when a baby is ready to be weaned?

  • Hungry after feeds
  • Starting to grow teeth
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What are the different types of sterilisers

  • Coldwater Steriliser
  • Microwave Steriliser
  • Electric Steriliser
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When do you stop sterilising bottles?

When the baby is being weaned but you do it 2-3 weeks after

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Why shouldn't you add salt to baby food?

It can lead to kidney failiure as the baby isnt used to it

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