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steph01 Fri 19-Oct-12 08:11:58

At what age can i stop stabilizing bottles?smile

steph01 Fri 19-Oct-12 08:12:24

Sterilizing

Sirzy Fri 19-Oct-12 08:14:17

I carried on until about 10 months but I know others who stopped way before that.

PhyllisDoris Fri 19-Oct-12 08:23:19

I think you can stop when DC is old enough to pick things up off the floor and put them in his/her mouth. There doesn't seem much point after that!

poocatcherchampion Fri 19-Oct-12 08:26:03

I think a year is recommended as there are nasty things that lurk in teats of bottles used for milk. Even if you don't sterilise bowls plates etc

If you report this and ask them to put it in breast and bottle feeding someone more expert than me will probably confirm or counter me.

DialMforMummy Fri 19-Oct-12 09:18:26

I just stopped two days ago because DC1 melted the steriliser on the hob. As long as you clean, not rinse, the bottles and teats thoroughly, it is not a problem.

AWomanCalledHorse Fri 19-Oct-12 09:20:20

I stopped at 4 months when DS started chewing everything in site.

Like DialM says, as long as the bottles are cleaned properly there isn't a problem.

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