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Making Formula Feeds

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BringMeTea123 Wed 05-Apr-17 11:04:16

Hi,

My LO is 5 and a half months old (24 weeks). Up until now we have been using the Tommee Tippee perfect prep machine. However he's been really poorly since February and after reading lots of comments regarding this machine and numerous doctors visits we have decided to just TRY and see if boiled water feeds will make a difference.

I know how to make the formula - same amount of scoops to oz of water. But was just wondering the best method to get it to a cool temperature that he can drink.

Currently we are just making the bottle around sitting it in cold water for around 10 minutes to cool.

Is there an easier method or is this best for him as it'll be fresh every time.

Sorry if this sounds dumb. He's my first and we've only made the odd bottle from the kettle on odd occasions due to having the prep machine.

Whatsername17 Wed 05-Apr-17 13:09:01

If you are making 6oz bottles, put a couple of bottles in the fridge with 3oz of boiled water. Then when you make a feed, put 6 scoops of powder in with 3oz of boiling water. Shake and mix, then add the cold water from the fridge. You might need to cool it in cold water but it will be for 1 minute max.

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