How do I clean the Medela breastmilk bottles?



Prior to first use, bring water to boil then place lids & bottles in boiling water for 10 minutes.

For regular cleaning, all components may be washed on top rack of dishwasher.  Labelling lids and breastmilk bottles may be sanitized in boiling water for 10 minutes.  To hand wash, rinse in cool water to remove breastmilk, wash in warm soapy water and rinse with clear water.  Air dry in clean area and store when not in use.  Do NOT store wet or damp parts.  Labelling lids and breastmilk bottles may also be sanitized using a Quick Clean™ Micro-Steam™ bag.




Always test temperature of breastmilk before feeding to your baby.

Always inspect the bottle, nipple and other components before and after each use.

To prevent possible choking hazard, test strength of nipple by pulling on bulb portion. If nipples appear cracked or torn, discontinue use immediately.

Infants must not be bottle fed without adult supervision.

Do not allow child to walk or run with bottle.

Do not let child take bottle to bed or self-feed for long periods of time.

Do not attempt to enlarge the nipple hole.

Nipples should not be used as pacifiers.

IMPORTANT:  Plastic bottles and component parts become brittle when frozen and may break when dropped.  Also, bottles and component parts may become damaged if mishandled, e.g. dropped, over-tightened, or knocked over.  Take appropriate care in handling bottles and components.  Do not use the breastmilk if bottles or components become damaged.



This Question Applies to:

Breastmilk Feeding Gift Set

Breastmilk Storage Solution™

Breastmilk Bottles

80 mL Breastmilk Freezing & Storage Retail Pack