How to sterilize the pacifier
Good pacifier hygiene includes frequent cleaning of the pacifier. The younger the child, the more important it is to protect against bacteria and maintain good pacifier hygiene.
Before first use, soak the pacifier in plenty of boiling water for 5 minutes. This only applies before the first use.
When cleaning the pacifier afterwards, follow these three simple steps:
- Place the pacifier in a clean bowl. Rinse with plenty of boiling water.
- Leave the pacifier in the water for about 5 minutes.
- Take out the pacifier and let it dry on a clean towel.
After cleaning, water may remain in the teat. The reason for this is that all of our teats are equipped with a valve that releases air as soon as the baby grabs the teat. This ventilation system causes the air inside the teat to be pushed out through the valve. The teat is then flattened and can adapt to the baby's oral cavity in a natural way. The valve is also the reason why there may be water in the teat after cleaning and sterilization. If this is the case, simply flatten the teat to squeeze out the excess water. If drops of water remain in the teat, simply let the pacifier air dry.
Natural rubber latex can on rare occasions stretch up to the shield, so it's important to use plenty of water and not sterilize too many pacifiers at once.
Pacifiers are not suitable for cooking and will be destroyed by the high heat. Instead, follow the instructions above. With the help of this, all bacteria can be safely killed without affecting the durability of the pacifier.