How to Clean a Dr. Brown’s Bottle Warmer, Dr. Brown’s bottle warmers are a handy tool for warming up your baby’s breast milk or formula. Keeping the warmer clean is crucial to stop bacteria from growing. I am going to walk you through how to clean your Dr. Brown’s bottle warmer with some simple steps that anyone can follow.
Gather Your Materials
You will need a few things before you start:
- A brush made for cleaning warmers
- Warm water mixed with soap
- A towel for dishes
Wash the Bottle Warmer Base
First things first, take the base of the bottle warmer out. Pour some warm, soapy water into it. Grab your cleaning brush and scrub both the inside and outside of the base. Make sure you rinse it well with warm water. Then, take your dish towel and dry the base off.
How to Clean a Dr. Brown’s Bottle Warmer: Clean the Bottle Warmer Basket
Next, remove the basket from the warmer. Just like with the base, fill it with warm soapy water. Use your brush to clean the inside and outside of the basket. Rinse it well with warm water and dry it using your dish towel.
Disassemble and Clean the Warmer Lid
Now, let’s tackle the lid. Take the lid off the warmer. You will find two screws underneath the lid; unscrew them. Take out the inner liner of the lid. This part also needs a good wash in warm, soapy water. Rinse it well and dry it with your dish towel. Put the inner liner back in the lid and screw the two screws back in place.
How to Clean a Dr. Brown’s Bottle Warmer: Clean the Warmer Liner
Remove the liner from the warmer. Fill it with your warm, soapy water. Scrub it inside and out with your brush. After a thorough rinse with warm water, dry it with your dish towel.
Clean the Warmer Steam Vent
For the steam vent, you will need a cotton swab. Use it to clean the inside of the vent gently. Give it a quick rinse with warm water afterward.
Dry the Bottle Warmer
It is very important to make sure the bottle warmer is completely dry before you use it again. Take your time to dry all parts well.
Inspect the Bottle Warmer for Damage
After everything is clean, take a moment to look over the bottle warmer. You are checking for any cracks or chips. If you find any damage, it is best not to use the warmer.
How to Clean a Dr. Brown’s Bottle Warmer: Replace Parts as Needed
If any part of your bottle warmer looks damaged, you should replace it before using the warmer again.
By keeping up with these cleaning steps, you will ensure that your Dr. Brown’s bottle warmer stays clean and safe for your baby, preventing any bacteria from growing.