Is it safe to reheat a bottle of formula?

Your baby didn't quite finish his bottle–is it safe to reheat it and let your baby drink it. We have the answer.

Photo: iStockphoto

Photo: iStockphoto

Did your baby not finish his bottle of formula? Unfortunately, you can’t reheat it. Formula should be used immediately and never be reheated. You should discard whatever formula is left.

Note: Babies don’t actually require warm milk (whether it’s formula or breast milk).

Have more bottle-feeding questions? Download our chart here and put it on the fridge—it has the answer to all your questions.


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The dos and don’ts of safe formula feeding

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