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... how to boil water for formula... am boiling water in a steel vessel but am observing someflakes in water at the bottom .. ... (1 replies)
... With my daughter, we never boiled water for her formula. I never even thought about it to be honest. But her dr said city water was fine straight from the tap, and like you said, it's because of the flouride. But now where we live, we have well water. ... (6 replies)
... The can of formula says to boil the water and cool it before making formula. Does anyone do this? ... (6 replies)

Formula Question
Oct 9, 2007
... I use Similac formula powder. ... (14 replies)
Making up Bottles
Jan 24, 2009
... Does anyone warm up formula on the stove? ... (25 replies)
Powdered Formula
Sep 6, 2005
... in the frig. for 48 hrs. I have never warmed my bottles either. I alway use store bought purified water at room temperature. ... (12 replies)
Is this normal?
Sep 25, 2007
... either way, it sounds like you really ought to switch your baby to bottle feeding! plenty of babies are exclusively formula fed and they are perfectly healthy. i breastfed my first almost exclusively until she was 7 months old and she was sick all the time. ... (8 replies)
Powdered Formula
Sep 7, 2005
... I didn't keep it over 48 hours, and I used the boiling water just cause I am anal. LOL But it did help with the mixing the powder, the bottled water should be fine. Like I said there is no right or wrong way, just what works for you. ... (12 replies)
... :confused: I know this has been gone over many times, but I just really need some clarification. When it comes formula: 1) Is it okay to use plain old tap water without boiling (I have well water if it makes a difference). If so, any particular age? 2) Can you use straight bottled water, without boiling? 3) What is this about fluoride supplements if you have well... (8 replies)
... We have been using city water without boiling per the Dr recomendation. ... (8 replies)
... This is a great question, because many parents never even think about introducing water to their little ones. Yes, it is ok to allow them to have some water. ... (9 replies)
... I use a scrub sponge just for veggies. ... (6 replies)
... normal water is fine for that... ... (25 replies)
... As for heating bottles, i just use the old standing in a saucepan of boiling water technique. This way i know the vitamins in the formula are not killed as they can in a microwave. The electric warmers look good, but i think they can be expensive. ... (5 replies)
... On the formula making issue. We use the similac powder formula and this is how I do it. At first I boiled the water and my pediatrician kinda laughed at me, she told me that we could just use bottled water. ... (12 replies)

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