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The Best Baby Bottle Sterilizers 2017

Updated on July 26, 2017

How do I choose a Baby Bottle Sterilizer?

Which Baby Bottle Sterilizer is best? Here is some information which may help you to choose.

First of all there are two different types of sterilizer

  • Micro-wave Sterilizer
  • Electric Steam Sterilizer

Bottle Sterilizers are necessary to kill germs and bacteria on your baby's feeding bottles and teats.

Babies don't have the immunity to fight off infection, so need to be protected while they are young babies. If bacteria develop on babies bottles baby may become ill with sickness and diarrhoe.

The Microwave Sterilizer

  • It is quick
  • You need a microwave
  • They don't need descaled
  • Kills Bacteria using steam heat

The Electric Steam Steriliser

  • Don't need a microwave
  • Good for travelling
  • More expensive
  • Will need descaled as recommended
  • Kills Bacteria using steam heat

Phillips Avent Electric Steriliser

  • Cleans in six minutes
  • Can accommodate different sized items
  • Can hold wide or narrow neck bottles
  • Shuts of automatically
  • Includes tongs for lifting items in and out
  • Is made from BPA free material
  • Effective Sterilisation

The Phillips Avent Electric Steam Sterilizer holds up to six bottles but takes up minimum space. It will kill 99.9% of bacteria and shuts off automatically when finished. The bottles will remain sterile for up to 24hrs if the lid is not taken of.

The Phillips Avent Steriliser can also sterilise breast pumps and other accessories.

Quote " I think it is a great little device; compact, efficient, versatile, safe and natural."

Phillips Avent Microwave Steam Sterilizer

  • Free from BPA
  • Ultra Quick Sterilization
  • Compact
  • Easy to use
  • Perfect size for traveling

The Phillips Avent Microwave Steam Sterilizer kills 99.9% of germs and bacteria in 2-6 minutes depending on the power of your microwave. When full, it can hold up to four 9 oz bottles. It can also hold up to four breast-milk storage cups and lids. You can use it to sterilize other microwave safe, non-metal baby utensils.

Dr. Brown's Microwave Steam Sterilizer

  • Sterilizes up to four bottles
  • Can be put in dishwasher
  • Holds standard or wide neck bottles
  • Includes plastic tongs

Dr. Brown's Microwave Steam Sterilizer is designed to suit Dr Brown's baby feeding bottles. It holds up to four wide neck or standard neck bottles. It includes tongs to lift utensils in and out.

Dr Browns Electric Steam Sterilizer

Dr Brown's Electric Steam Sterilizer is a high quality, easy to use sterilizer. It will hold up to six bottles no matter what make. It includes a removable basket accessory tray and tongs.

Quote " I love Dr. Brown, this is a great product and I am very happy with it. The bottles, and pieces and pacifiers are all sterilized and I have no worries at all."

Nuk Vapo Rapid Steam Steriliser

Nuk Vapo Rapid Electric Steam Steriliser

The Nuk Vapo Rapid Steam Steriliser is a safe and effective way to Steriliser your babies bottles.

It is suitable to use with Nuk wide neck bottles as well as the First choice and can hold up to six bottles.

A light signals an automatic shut down when sterilisation is finished.

Your baby's immune system is not developed fully during the first months of life which is why sterilisation of bottles and other accessories is so important. This prevents bacteria forming which could result in baby becoming ill.

The Nuk Vapo Rapid Steam Steriliser is a gentle chemical free way of sterilising your little ones accessories in just 8mins.

e Nuk Vapo steriliser will sterilise up to 6 bottles in 8 minutes

It switches of when sterilisation is complete

It uses no chemicals

Steam is targeted directly into the bottles.

Easy to use

This bottle steriliser gets great reviews and also has the added benefit of taking other brands of bottles.

Important to use the correct amount of water


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