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 The debate continues » Working out in the concrete jungle 7 top butt exercises for guys 10 things pole dancing can do for you The running vs. walking debate There are many different theories when it comes to the running vs. walking for health and weight loss. Veganism a crime? » Running the Comrades Marathon on a vegan diet Are vegans unnatural beasts? Can a vegan be really healthy? Should it be a crime to raise a baby on vegan food? After a number of cases of malnourishment in Italy, it may become a crime to feed children under 16 a vegan diet.