Home > Parenting > Child > News 04 December 2013 Baby bottles should be cleaned more often Sterilising baby bottles between feedings can help kill germs lurking inside. 0 iStock Related SA bans BPA in baby bottles New moms suffer more OCD symptoms Beware of BPA in baby bottles ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » 10 interesting Down syndrome facts Autistic savant 'reads minds' Sterilising baby bottles between feedings can help kill germs lurking inside.The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests cleaning baby bottles by:• Filling a clean sink with hot, soapy water.• Putting all bottles – including nipples, rings and caps – into the soapy water.• Cleaning the inside of each bottle using a brush, then rinsing away soapy water with fresh water.• Using a nipple brush to clean nipples, making sure to squirt soapy water through the nipple.• Rinsing all bottle parts under clean running water.• Using sanitized tongs to touch sanitised bottles and parts, and allowing them to dry in a dish drainer. Copyright © 2016 HealthDay. All rights reserved. NEXT ON HEALTH24X Childcare workers need to follow hand-washing guidelines 2016-12-02 10:40 More: ChildNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... From our sponsors Sun protection for all children Understanding your sunscreen The science behind cosmeceuticals Do you know these 5 facts about skincare? Live healthier How loud is too loud? » Heal your hearing Pain relievers linked to hearing loss in women FDA approves balloon device to clear Eustachian tube SEE: Interesting facts about hearing loss Our ears perform quite a complex job – not only are they responsible for helping us hear, they also assist with balance. Get back into your healthy habits » 7 beach sports to keep you active 7 reasons to start running Here's how to get yourself back into exercise after a break 5 ways to kickstart your fitness routine in 2017 With the festive season at an end, getting back into your fitness routine should be a breeze with these five steps.