Frequently asked questions about electric breast warmers
How to use an electric breast warmer?
The principle of the device is to adjust the liquid contained in the bottle to a suitable temperature. There are different models, the most common is grownsy. To heat the bottle, just pour a certain amount of water into the water tank, then put the bottle in the basket and wait for the time indicated according to the capacity. The heated water then helps raise the temperature of the milk to 37 °C or until the timer expires. However, always check if the milk is too hot by putting a drop on your wrist.
Which baby bottle Warmer should you choose to heat breast milk?
Breastfeeding mothers may need to prepare several bottles of breast milk if they are working or need to be away for several hours. The milk is then drawn in advance and stored in the refrigerator for quick use or freezing. The ideal way to heat breast milk is to choose a device that can defrost formula while respecting its texture and nutritional quality. He must also adjust the liquid to the optimum temperature of 37°C so that the bottle can be used as soon as it comes out of the jar. The automatic shutdown or the presence of a temperature regulator ensures that the limit will not be exceeded.
How to descale the breast warmer?
To ensure optimal operation for a long time, the appliance should be descaled from time to time. The frequency depends on the lime content in the water used. The manufacturer will usually specify the best treatment on the leaflet, which is to use a specific solution or citric acid sold in a pharmacy. You can also use vinegar to remove tartar. Pour one part of vinegar into two parts of water in the water tank of the milk warmer and let it stand for about 30 minutes. Then rinse thoroughly with clean water.