Three Questions to Ask Before Getting a Bottle Sterilizer
Three Questions to Ask Before Getting a Bottle Sterilizer
August 19, 2021

Three Questions to Ask Before Getting a Bottle Sterilizer

Three Questions to Ask Before Getting a Bottle Sterilizer

Babies have a tendency to increase the chores in your house—specifically laundry and dishes (those bottles have to get clean somehow!) So set-it-and-forget-it tools like a combination bottle sterilizer and dryer can be a nice way to automate some of those essential daily tasks.

In the video review above, Babylist Scout Gina tests the Baby Brezza Sterilizer One Step Dryer Advanced—one of the more popular sterilizers and dryers around—to see how this gear works IRL. The Sterilizer Dryer Advanced is an upgrade from Baby Brezza’s original One Step Sterilizer Dryer, with 33% more capacity and a significantly faster drying time. Here are three reasons why this gear might be a key component of your countertop cleaning crew

Are you pumping (or do you plan to?)

Breast pump parts often feature lots of little crevices that trap moisture easily (moisture = mold and bacteria). So if you’re exclusively pumping (or just pumping a lot), this sterilizer dryer is an easy way to get your pump parts sterilized and dried at the end of the day, without having to boil a pot of water (it uses steam to kill up to 99.9% of germs). Just remember to clean and rinse anything you put in here, since this machine doesn’t do that for you. Watch Gina’s video at the 1:47 mark to see how you can reconfigure the inside of the Sterilizer Dryer Advanced to fit up to eight bottles and two sets of pump parts at the same time.

Baby Brezza Sterilizer Dryer Modular Settings GIF

Are you impatient?

While the word “sterilizer” might come first in the name, the dryer is really what makes this gear unique. You just pop your clean bottles, pump parts and other accessories into the Sterilizer Dryer Advanced, choose the Sterilize & Dry setting and let it do its thing. Outfitted with a HEPA filter, it dries with air that’s 99.9% germ free. More importantly? It’s way faster than waiting for your bottles to air dry (depending on how many bottles are inside, you can choose a 30-, 45- or 60-minute dry cycle). Frequent feeders and pumpers rejoice!

Baby Brezza Sterilizer GIF

Do you care about germs?

It is recommended that you sterilize bottles and pump parts right out of the package before you use them, especially when your baby is brand new and more susceptible to germs. If your little one is premature or immunocompromised, your doctor may also recommend that you sterilize them more often (in addition to washing). In which case, having a dedicated machine that automatically sterilizes and dries to do the work for you can be a big time and energy saver. Or if you’re the kind of person who carried around a bottle of Purell before the pandemic? This is probably on your must-haves list too. One of the cool things about the Baby Brezza Sterilizer Dryer Advanced is that it keeps your bottles and pump parts in a sterilized environment after finishing its cycle for up to 24 hours, so you don’t have to worry about contamination once they’re clean.

Watch It In Action

Think a sterilizer dryer combo might be just the ticket for your countertop cleaning crew? Gina’s video includes a handy guide on how to use the Baby Brezza One Step Sterilizer Dryer Advanced, including a few insider tips to help you make the most of this gear.

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