is their a safe dish soap of bottles?

Alicia - posted on 11/23/2009 ( 7 moms have responded )




my baby is getting sick and will not eat out of them. we have been using normle dish soap to wash bottles (we don't have a dishwasher). but now their is a smell coming from them, the nipples a olny a month old.


Alicia - posted on 12/08/2009




ok thank you all for your help i have don't eerything i could. in the end i just had to buy news ones. the nipples a had i don't know what happened to them. now the new ones are working just fine.

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Ya just boil them.... its totally safe and sanitizes them too. Boil the water and then drop the bottles, nipples and all in and boil for a few minutes. It should clean the smell and any dried on milk.


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Jenny - posted on 11/25/2009




They do sell dish soap that is milder and pediatrician recommended. I bought a bottle from Toys R Us, they had many brands of soaps for bottles/pacifiers and I have had it for 4 months now and still haven't had to buy a new bottle yet. The soap works well and i haven't had any problems with smelly bottles afterwards. What brand of bottles are you using? I have been using BORN FREE bottles and they are great.

Tiffany - posted on 11/24/2009




What kind of nipples do you have?? The clear silicone or the brownish colored(do they even make these anymore?? I honestly don't know, but I know they make pacifiers with the brown stuff yet...).I use dawn and have the avent clear silicone nipples and bottles and have never had a problem. When you wash them do you pull all the parts apart-nipple out of the ring and ring off the bottle??? Also what kind of bottles do you have?? When my sister-in-law babysat she washed my son's bottles in water with pasta sauce(or that's what I guess anyways). This left the nipples an orange color and she also didn't pull the nipple out of the ring and I found the sauce still under there. I always make sure to wash bottles separately from the "adult" dishes as certain plastics seem to cling grease to them. I'm afraid maybe you should just get new nipples (and possibly bottles if the smell is on them too) and ALWAYS wash them separately and with very hot water. Dawn is also a great oil fighter so I'd suggest that but any dish soap cleans. :) I hope this helps! :) Let me know...

Loretta - posted on 11/24/2009




i would change the bottles. the soap is fine as long as you rince the bottles before you sterilise them.

Weiss - posted on 11/24/2009




idk if there is a "safe" dish soap, but if ur really worried about it you could always do what I did....boil em after u wash em for a few mins

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