Whatever way you're getting your baby fed, all new parents need to invest in some kind of a steriliser to ensure all that fiddly feeding equipment stays sterile and free of nasty bacteria.
Whether you go for an electric, microwaveable or cold water model, we share our favourite sterilisers for keeping your little one's feeding equipment bacteria-free and safe.
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Bounty Baby Award Winners – Best Steriliser 2019
The winning baby products in Bounty's 2019 Baby Awards have all been exhaustively tried, tested and voted on by real mums, bubs and Bounty's expert panel.
Products were put through their paces over a period of six months in three different settings: at home in real-life situations, in a retail environment and online. The products submitted were assessed on quality, value for money, user-friendliness and innovation.
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The winners of the Best Steriliser 2019 are:
GOLD: Philips Avent 3-in-1 Electric Steam Steriliser
SILVER: Tommee Tippee Electric Steam Steriliser
BRONZE: Medela Quick Clean Microwave Bags
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Philips Avent 3-in-1 Electric Steam Steriliser, $139.95. The steriliser's unique modular design enables you to fit accessories flexibly and organise them easily making loading and unloading easy and convenient. It's sleek design also takes up minimal kitchen space.
Tommee Tippee Electric Steam Steriliser, $99.95. The Tommee Tippee Electric Steam Steriliser is the fast, simple way to protect your baby's tummy from harmful bacteria. The Electrical Steam Steriliser has a compact, sleek design making it perfect in any kitchen. The quick and convenient cycle time means you can have sterilise gear in five minutes.
Medela Quick Clean Microwave Bags, $26.95. Medela Quick Clean Microwave Bags mean you can disinfect breastfeeding accessories in less than three minutes – it only takes three steps. This makes it faster and easier than boiling.
Milton Anti-bacterial Tablets, $8.99 (pack of 30). Provide hospital grade disinfection in only 15 minutes. Ideal for disinfecting baby feeding and play products.
Munchkin Latch 'Sterilise' bags, $13.99 (pack of 6). Allow you to eliminate 99.9 percent of bacteria from baby gear. Just fill the bags with items and water, pop them in the microwave, and you're full steam ahead for a hygienic clean! Each bag can be used up to 30 times.
NUK Vario Steam Steriliser, $99.95. NUK Vario Express Steam Steriliser, sterilises feeding accessories quickly and reliably within six minutes.
Pigeon Microwave Steam Steriliser $58.95. A seven-minute sterilisation cycle and it maintains a sterile environment for 24 hours.