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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)
... The can of formula says to boil the water and cool it before making formula. Does anyone do this? ... (6 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)

... I was told the same thing you were by the doc. I only make formula occasionally, but when I do I use distilled water with flouride from the store. ... (6 replies)
... Do you use the running water from the tap to boil? ... (1 replies)
... I have never boiled the water for my little girls formula. I do however use the nursery water which contains flouride. I don't drink water from the tap myself, so i figure if i don't drink it why should i make her. Our city water has been tested and it isn't good. I would want to drink. ... (6 replies)
... I have always used bottled water, because I don't like having flouride in the tap water. When you stop to think about it a baby that is drinking lots of formula is ingesting lots of flouride. ... (6 replies)
... We have well water and are planning to buy bottled water. Although, I do not understand why city water is considered cleaner than well water. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks for the input. My MIL is driving me nuts about using tap water because her daughter used bottled water. ... (6 replies)
Making up Bottles
Jan 21, 2009
... I boil filtered water in an electric pot then pour it into a thermos. A thermos is actually an insulated vacuum container with a pump dispenser that holds the water temperature so the water stays hot or cold and sometimes called a Pump Pot. You can find it in store for less than 17 bucks. ... (25 replies)
... You don't need flouride until they are six months old. We use well water, I do use a filter water pitcher because we have hard water with some sediment in it. Our dr told me there was no reason to boil it. ... (8 replies)
Formula Question
Oct 9, 2007
... I use Similac formula powder. ... (14 replies)
... ld during the day as a job. I already have a son but was trying to remember everything I used to do when it came to preparing bottles. The mom brings me boiled water for the baby's bottles. It is cold by the time I use it so I heat it in the microwave. ... (7 replies)
... I use either our bottled water or our tap water, we have well water, I have done this with 2 kids now with no problems. ... (7 replies)
A few questions
Nov 9, 2005
... ey don't need to be sterilized. The nipples are a type that don't need to be sterilized, just washed with soap and water. It is really a personal choice. I do boil water for the formula, but I only supplement so it is not a big hassle for me. ... (10 replies)
Making up Bottles
Jan 24, 2009
... Does anyone warm up formula on the stove? ... (25 replies)
A few questions
Nov 9, 2005
... rom the fact that years ago the water wasn't always the cleanest so in order to ensure you baby wasn't digesting any bacteria it was recomended that bottles, and water that you mix the formula with be sterile. That's not necessary as far as i was told unless there is any question about the cleanliness of your water. ... (10 replies)
... d hated them. For me they did nothing except cause more dishes in my sink. She is my third child, so I stuck with the Avent bottles. I also ended up switching formula to the Gentlease and after about a week , found a HUGE difference. Once we worked through the issues and the formula did it's magic, we had a different baby. ... (12 replies)
A few questions
Nov 10, 2005
... sterilizing I just follow the instructions with the bottles and the formula. I boiled all the bottles and nipples the first time and now I just wash with soapy water and air dry. As far as I know too much heat can cause the nipples on a lot of bottles to deteriorate faster. ... (10 replies)
... A few things, you should steam and not boil fruits and veggies 'cause it traps in the nutrients. When you boil, you lose a lot of what's good for your baby. ... (6 replies)




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