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How long before feed can I mix formula

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michch Tue 28-Oct-08 07:48:02

I am just getting by 4 month old onto mixed feeding and need to know how far in advance I can mix up a formula feed, i.e before bed so it is ready for 11pm feed. The formula says to use as soon as mixed but I always see babies being fed from bottles that have been pre - mixed and kept warm in a thermal case.

cuttingmeownthroatdibblaaaargh Tue 28-Oct-08 08:47:48

If you want to make things as safe as possible for your LO, then make it up fresh. Otherwise, take a carton of formula up, and let them get used to having it at room temperature.

poshtottie Tue 28-Oct-08 08:49:01

yes it is sopposed to be used straight away. Its not advisable to make up formula in advance anymore.

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