The Ultimate Guide to Baby Bottle Cleaning, Sterilising, and Drying with Millie Poppins and the Baby Brezza Bottle Washer Pro

The transition into parenthood brings a myriad of responsibilities, with the health and well-being of a newborn being paramount. One critical aspect of infant care is maintaining a sterile environment, particularly regarding feeding. In the latest episode of The Cheeky Rascals Podcast, we delve deep into the art of baby bottle sterilisation with motherhood expert, Millie Poppins. Millie, with her wealth of knowledge, guides us through the significance of differentiating between ‘clean’ and ‘sterile’ baby bottles and feeding equipment, emphasizing that this distinction is crucial in preventing the onset of infant diseases caused by harmful bacteria and viruses.

Topics covered in this podcast:

  1. The importance of sterilising baby bottles

  2. Cleaning baby bottles and feeding equipment

  3. The revolutionary Baby Brezza Baby Bottle Pro

Millie offers a historical perspective on sterilisation methods, acknowledging our grandparents’ time-tested boiling pots, and introduces us to modern innovations such as UV and steam sterilisers. The revolutionary Baby Brezza Bottle Washer Pro is highlighted, a device that promises to transform the daily routine of parents by providing an efficient and reliable sterilisation solution. This device is not just a steriliser; it cleans, sterilizes, and dries bottles, reducing the workload on already busy parents.

Throughout the episode, Millie identifies common pitfalls in the cleaning process, such as the reliance on dishwashers, which do not reach the temperatures necessary to sterilise effectively. The dishwasher’s inability to address nooks and crannies, particularly in bottle teats where bacteria can thrive, underscores the need for specialised equipment. Moreover, she stresses the importance of selecting safe cleaning agents that are free from harmful residues, ensuring the utmost safety for your baby’s feeding gear.

The podcast also offers a step-by-step guide to proper bottle cleaning, from thorough washing to the final sterilisation process, underscoring the need for meticulousness in each step to avoid cross-contamination. Millie discusses the necessity of regularly replacing bottle teats and recommends sterilising additional feeding accessories like formula scoops to prevent bacterial growth. Lastly, Millie imparts tips for choosing the right sterilising machine, factoring in usage frequency, kitchen space, portability, and price.


In the ever-evolving landscape of infant care, this podcast episode stands as a testament to the power of innovation and the importance of staying informed. The revolutionary Baby Brezza Bottle Washer Pro instantly washes, sterilises and dries within 88 minutes. It is the first appliance to automatically wash, sterilise & dry bottles, breast pump parts, and accessories. The Bottle Washer Pro kills 99.9% of germs. The machine also has a large capacity, holding 4 bottles from any brand.

As we usher in a new year filled with hope and the promise of growth, let us hold fast to the wisdom imparted by experts like Millie Poppins. The knowledge shared in this episode is more than just a guide; it is a beacon for parents navigating the complex world of baby bottle sterilisation. Embrace the science of clean and nourish the next generation with confidence, knowing that each sterilized bottle is a step toward a healthier, happier baby.

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Everyone knows that parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world, but not everyone knows that you can listen to the Cheeky Rascals Podcast for tips and tricks on making parenting that little bit easier. We are all up for small wins! Sit back and relax for a few moments as you listen to child development experts from across the UK talk to Cheeky Rascals team member, Chloe, as she asks the questions parents want to know the answers to, whether it is their first child or their fifth!                                                                                                                                         

Chloe recently joined the team here at Cheeky Rascals. She hosts The Cheeky Rascals Podcast and is part of the Marketing Team, primarily focusing on social media and, of course, the podcast! She has learned a lot about the world of parenting since joining Cheeky Rascals, and she can’t wait to help you make your parenting journey easier by asking insightful questions and providing expert knowledge at the push of a button.