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Warming bottles in the microwave?

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lauraloola Mon 03-Nov-08 21:04:22

What age was your lo when you started?

Can you warm Mam bottles in the microwave?

whomovedmychocolate Mon 03-Nov-08 21:05:45

Umm never done it - apparently the milk is heated unevenly if you do and you can get hot spots which will burn your baby's mouth.

furrycat Mon 03-Nov-08 21:07:16

Just heat it briefly then shake it well. Don't put the lid or teat on it though

lauraloola Mon 03-Nov-08 21:07:59

I am unsure about doing it but dp is keen to as a friend of ours did the other day and the bottle was ready in a matter or minutes.

I thought it if you shake the bottle well it dispells the hot spots??

pinata Mon 03-Nov-08 21:17:56

i heat a small amount of water in the microwave (say 1/3 of the feed) to boiling point, add the powder, then top up the remaining 2/3 with cooled boiled water. takes about 2 minutes to make a feed

far better than the packet instructions - if you follow those you also need a crystal ball to tell you when your baby might become hungry, so you have enough time to cool the feed down...

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