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Are Born Free bottles being discontinued?

Are Born Free bottles being discontinued?

The Born Free Wide Neck bottle has been discontinued. We liked the Born Free bottle for its durability and baby-friendly design. However, it’s anti-colic vent system left us again with a lot of parts to wash, assemble and keep track of.

Do you need a bottle sterilizer for glass bottles?

1. Don’t sterilize glass baby bottles and nipples before every use. That practice was only necessary in the past, when local water supplies were not as reliably clean as they are now. Do replace a nipple if it’s discolored or isn’t in good shape (a damaged nipple can be a choking hazard), or if milk comes out too fast.

Can you use a sterilizer for glass bottles?

Use a microwave sterilizer to rid glass bottles of germs. They typically require you to put a small amount of water in the bottom of the device, place the bottle inside, and microwave on high. The steam and hot water from the microwave remove germs and bacteria from the bottle.

Are glass baby bottles worth it?

No chemicals: Glass bottles contain no harmful chemicals, so there is no need to worry about chemicals leaching into your baby’s milk. Easier to clean: They’re much easier to clean than plastic because they are less likely to develop scratches that hold on to odors and residue.

What nipples work with Born Free bottles?

No, the Born Free Breeze bottle design is two piece; the bottle and the nipple/collar. In other words the nipple cannot be removed from the bottle collar….Phillips Avent Baby Bottles work with the following nipple brands:

  • Dr. Browns Wide Neck Nipples.
  • MAM Bottle Nipples.
  • Phillips Avent Nipples.
  • Lansinoh Baby Bottle Nipples.

How long does it take to sterilize glass in boiling water?

10 minutes
In order to actually sterilize jars, they need to be submerged in (covered by) boiling water for 10 minutes.

How do you disinfect a glass bottle?

  1. Step 1: Clean & Soak. Ensure your bottle is empty.
  2. Step 2: Rinse, Repeat. Remove your labels.
  3. Step 3: Boil for Ten Minutes. Being careful not to burn yourself (glass containers will get very hot) use tongs to place your glass bottles in boiling water.
  4. Step 4: Rinse in 70% Isopropyl Alcohol.
  5. Step 5: Air Dry.

Can you sterilize glass bottles in boiling water?

Being careful not to burn yourself (glass containers will get very hot) use tongs to place your glass bottles in boiling water. Boil for ten minutes. After ten minutes, use tongs to remove your bottles. They will be extremely hot so simply set them on a surface to allow them to cool down before handling.

How long does it take to sanitize in boiling water?

one minute
Boil water, if you do not have bottled water. Boiling is sufficient to kill pathogenic bacteria, viruses and protozoa (WHO, 2015). If water is cloudy, let it settle and filter it through a clean cloth, paperboiling water towel, or coffee filter. Bring water to a rolling boil for at least one minute.

What are the cons of glass bottles?

Some of the disadvantages of glass packaging include:

  • Transportation costs are higher than plastic. It’s known that glass is much heavier than plastic.
  • Glass manufacturing is high energy-consuming. This is due to the high temperature required for processing and manufacturing.
  • Not highly impact resistant.
  • Rigid and brittle.

Are stainless steel baby bottles better than glass?

There are N numbers of feeding bottles available in the market these days. In my point of view, choosing Stainless Steel bottles is a wise choice as they have many pros compared to plastic and glass bottles. Stainless Steel bottles are anti-leaching, rust-resistant, cost-effective, durable, BPA and Plathelates free.

Can you use different nipples Dr Brown bottles?

When baby is ready to try a different nipple, you can always find the right one to fit your bottle on the Dr. Brown’s website. Choose from the narrow nipples to fit narrow Options+ and Original bottles, wide-neck nipples for Options+ bottles and wide-neck nipples for Original bottles.