Parents can all agree on one thing. You want your children safe and happy. Bottle warmers safely heat bottles and food to the perfect temperature and sterilizers take away any risk of your baby coming in contact with unsafe bacteria and germs. Both items are essential on a parent’s “must-have list“. Below is a list of the best of both worlds to help you keep your precious baby safe and happy.
1. Philips AVENT iQ24 Steam Sterilizer
AVENT has been a trusted baby product manufacturer for many years, and this sterilizer won’t disappoint. There are two different sterilizing modes: The first mode sterilizes bottles in 6 minutes and keeps them sterile for 6 hours, and the other mode also sterilizes in 6 minutes but keeps the bottles sterile for 24 hours. This sterilizer features large capacity capabilities, holding up to six 9-ounce bottles. It even features a digital display with an electronic countdown and sound alerts for ease of access.
2. Maxx Elite MaxxDouble Digital Double Bottle Warmer and Sterilizer
This wonderful product uses new technology to make life easier for parents. It features advanced warming technology that allowing you to prepare bottles before your baby is ready to feed, then placing them in the warmer. It’s easy to use with one-touch technology and personalized temperature adjustments. It gently warms breastmilk or formula and its “steady warm” technology can keep it warm for up to 4 hours. You can easily change temperature settings from gentle warm up to hot sterilizing temperatures.
3. Tommee Tippee Travel Bottle and Food Warmer
This warmer requires no electricity to work, so it is ideal for warming bottles on the go. It safely stores hot water with the thermal flask that keeps water warm without an external warming source. It can warm up both bottles and jars of baby food. It is simple to use and features secure lids and is BPA free. It is also small enough to fit in your diaper bag for easy access.
4. Kiddiluv Microwave Steam Sterilizer
This little gem can sterilize bottles in just 5 minutes. It fits up to 6 wide neck bottles from most brands. The effective sterilization eliminates bacteria and germs and can be used for bottles, breast pumps, pacifiers, and sippy cups. It is also very compact and can fit in more microwaves. Working in the microwave makes it easy to use and quick. It is also BPA free.
5. Tommee Tippee Microwave Steam Sterilizer
Tommee Tippee is at it again with this simple, effective sterilizer. It features chemical free sterilizing and can hold 4 Tommee Tippee bottles. This product comes with one bottle, nipple tongs and a formula dispenser also. It is super quick, only needing 4 minutes to finish and is also BPA and phthalate free. It easily goes in the microwave and easily reaches temperatures hot enough to kill 99.9 percent of germs.
6. Dr. Brown’s Microwave Steam Sterilizer
This BPA free sterilizer uses regular tap water and holds up to 4 bottles. It is also dishwasher safe, making it extremely easy to clean. It comes with tongs for added safety and easily fits in the microwave. The sterilizing tray is custom molded to hold Dr. Brown bottles and disinfects them to remove all bacteria and germs.
7. Philips AVENT Microwave Steam Sterilizer
AVENT delivers yet again with this easy to use sterilizer. It easily fits in the microwave and eliminates germs in only 2 minutes. It can hold a wide variety of bottles, breast pump parts and other accessories. After sterilization, items will remain sterilized for 24 hours with the lid closed. It can hold up to 4 standard bottles at a time and comes with a 1-year limited warranty.
8. Baby Brezza Safe & Sound Bottle Warmer
This technology-based bottle warmer has two different modes: one for safe heating with warm water, and one for fast heating with steam. You can quickly defrost frozen milk or food or warm milk and food safely. It only takes a few minutes to warm up bottles to a safe temperature. This product even features an app that is downloadable on your smart device that uses Bluetooth technology and lets you know when your bottle or food is ready.
9. Munchkin Travel Car Baby Bottle Warmer
This on-the-go warmer warms up bottles quickly and evenly by using an easy to use adapter that plugs into your car. The adapter includes a light up timer display, making it easy to see even at night. It comes with a 1-year limited warranty and it warms the bottle up to a safe temperature in just a few minutes. The flexible heating band will conform to any bottle, making this product easy and perfect for travelling.
10. Dr. Brown’s Bottle Warmer
This warmer quickly and efficiently warms bottles or food jars. It uses steam heat that can heat up several bottles before the water needs to be refilled. It comes with an adjustable basket that can hold almost any sized bottle and also features an LCD display. This warmer automatically shuts down after 10 minutes of non-use, making it more energy efficient.
Warmers and sterilizers are easy to use and eliminate safety concerns and worries. Your need may vary from someone else’s, so the choice in products must be dependent on your needs. If you’re constantly on the go, a travel warmer is probably a necessity. If you’re concerned about sterilizing capacity, you must get one that can fit many bottles at once. If you ask me, the Maxx Elite warmer and sterilizer is the best of both worlds. It does both important jobs: it warms bottles up safely for your baby to feed, but also heats up hot enough to eliminate germs from bottles.