A good way to ensure that your baby stays healthy is to minimize their exposure to germs and dangerous pathogens. As you may already know, babies and toddlers have a habit of putting everything they grab into their mouths, so keeping their environment free from germs is paramount. You do that by first making sure that everything they touch is germ-free to an acceptable standard, especially their milk bottle. A good way to sterilize a baby’s milk bottle is to employ a specially designed bottle sterilizing device. These devices are not only efficient but also very easy to use. To give you a better idea of what the market has in store, we put together a list of the ten best bottle sterilizers money can buy.
Best Bottle Sterilizers Reviews 2017
10Papablic Baby Bottle Electric Steam Sterilizer
Thanks to its penetrating steam function, this sterilizer disinfects bottles at a higher temperature than most dishwashers. As such, it destroys up to 99% of all germs, microbes, and bacteria an average baby bottle gathers. It also benefits from a 3-in-1 design that allows you to sterilize with steam, dry completely with hot air, and deodorize the bottle during the cleaning process.
9Dr. Brown’s Deluxe Bottle Sterilizer
With this particular sterilizer, you get an easy-to-use device that enables you to sterilize six bottles at the same time. This sterilizer also features a removable tray designed to position bottles in a way that enables the steam to cover each bottle efficiently. It also features a built-in accessory tray that can hold bottle parts or pacifiers. Furthermore, this device also features some tongs and a measuring cup.
8Baby Brezza Baby Bottle Sterilizer and Dryer Machine
This 4-in-1 sterilizer and dryer offers not only sterilizing and drying features but a fully controllable set of sterilizing options along with a spacious storage system. Given its ingenious construction, this sterilizer will remove germs and bacteria from baby bottles almost entirely. To make things easier, it comes with a fairly easy to use control panel that gives you full control over the device’s capabilities.
7Dr. Brown’s Microwave Steam Sterilizer
Like the name suggests, this sterilizer uses microwave steam to sterilize any bottles or bottle accessories you place within its sterilizing tray, one that is custom molded to hold four baby bottles at the same time. This tray can be removed for easy cleaning, a feature that also makes it much easier to use when sterilizing pretty much anything. Speaking of which, this device comes with a pair of tongs to remove the bottles once they’re sterilized.
6Munchkin Steam Guard Microwave Sterilizer
Lightweight and easy to use, this sterilizer can kill up to 99.9% common bacteria from a baby bottle in less than two minutes. For greater accessibility, its open-away latch prevents steam burns or any similar harm that most steam-based devices tend to cause. It also holds up to four bottles and two breast pump shields at the same time, which when combined with the fact that it works in all standard microwaves recommends it for almost any household.
5Babebay Baby Bottle Warmer Sterilizer
What makes this particular sterilizer stand out is the fact that it also acts as a milk warmer when needed. It also features a higher double-deck lid than most sterilizers, meaning that it enables you to fit a wide range of bottles inside it, including wide-mouth bottles, angles bottles, double-deck bottles, and many more. Furthermore, it also offers an omnidirectional care function to better safeguard your bottles.
4Philips AVENT Microwave Steam Sterilizer
There is no denying that Philips is a giant in the world of electronic and electrical devices, which should be a good enough reason as any to trust pretty much anything they make. Such is the case with the Avent microwave steam sterilizer, a device that eliminates harmful bacteria almost entirely from any baby bottle. It also works well with virtually any microwave out there, a versatility that also applies to the bottles it can accommodate.
3Lyker Baby Bottle Warmer Steam Sterilizer & Baby Food Heater
This ingenious device offers three interesting functions in a single machine – the ability to warm milk, to sterilize milk bottles, and to heat up baby food. Thanks to its double bottle design and evenly warming capabilities, this sterilizer/bottle warmer can heat two bottles at the same time. It does so by circulating warm water through the tray at any temperature you choose, which also enables you to warm up any liquid to prepare more elaborate recipes.
2Philips AVENT 3-in-1 Electric Steam Sterilizer
We already talked about how reliable the Avent can be, a standard that the six-bottle version also adheres to. Interestingly enough, this sterilizer will also keep the contents sterile for up to 24 hours if the lid is unopened, a feature not many sterilizers out there have. Also worth mentioning is that it enjoys a 3-in-1 adjustable modular design that allows you to accommodate a variety of bottles, pumps, and accessories.
1The First Years Quick Serve Bottle Warmer
Simplistic and inexpensive, this should be the go-to bottle sterilizer for anyone who is on a budget. Do not let the price fool you, however, because this particular sterilizer is just as good as many sterilizers that cost twice as much, all this while providing a much more reliable interface. Also interesting is the fact that it works with most wide, narrow, angled, and even disposable bottles. Overall, it is perhaps one of the best bottle sterilizers on the market today.