Preparing a bottle-feed
Preparation is key
Learn how to safely make up a feed
If you are thinking about bottle-feeding your baby with formula, it’s useful to know how to make up a feed before the time comes. Storing or freezing made-up feeds is not recommended, so you’ll need to make up a new bottle for every baby’s feed. Always follow instructions on pack for correct preparation advice.
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Making up a bottle-feed can seem tricky to begin with, but you'll soon find it becomes second nature. Watch this short video for a step-by-step guide on how to prepare a bottle correctly.
Last reviewed: 28th July 2014
Oriana Hernandez Carrion
Oriana has a BSc (Hons) in Nutrition and Food Science (1st class) from University Iberoamericana in Mexico, the country where she completed an internship in a Children’s Public Hospital (HIMFG) and later on worked in a private nutrition clinic.
Last reviewed: 28th July 2021
Reviewed by Oriana Hernandez Carrion
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