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How to Clean Dr. Brown’s® Baby Bottles

Cleaning any baby bottle seems like a daunting task, but it won’t take long before you’ll have your bottle cleaning routine down pat. If you are using your bottle for the first time, wash all parts and – for the first use only – boil them in hot water for five minutes.

For everyday cleaning, wash all the parts in hot water and detergent. Dr. Brown’s® bottles can be hand-washed, and are also safe for use in the dishwasher (top rack only), and microwave or electric sterilizers. To clean these bottles by hand, use the included small brush to clean all holes in the insert and reservoir. The Dr. Brown’s™ Bottle Brush combines a sponge and bristles for thorough cleaning of the bottles, and chevron channels at the base for cleaning the nipples. This short video shows you more.

All Dr. Brown’s® bottle parts are dishwasher safe, including the vent system and nipples, but on the top rack only. Check out the Bottle & Cleaning Accessories section for other accessories to make cleaning easier, including Deluxe Bottle Sterilizer, Microwave Steam Sterilizer, Microwave Steam Sterilizing Bags, Drying Rack, and Dishwasher Basket.

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