Don't worry! It's not as scary as it sounds.

We know that sterilising sounds intimidating...

like you should have a lab coat and some goggles to get your baby’s bottles clean! But it’s not all that difficult, you just need the right tools and methods that work best for you & you’ll be fine. 

It’s important to remember that there’s not one correct way to sterilise. There are a number of perfectly safe and appropriate methods that will work - it’s just about finding what’s best for you and your little one.  

Polished and protected

Sterilising your little one’s beloved baby bottles goes beyond keeping things clean – it’s about protecting your child from harmful bacteria that may cause some nasty tummy bugs.

Before the very old age of 12 months, your baby’s immune system is not yet fully developed, meaning they are more susceptible to illnesses than bigger babies. 

That’s why it’s so important to sterilise your baby bottles before the first use and then after every use and wipe out those annoying germs found in milk residue that might be lingering.

We recommend that you sterilise anything that comes into contact with milk, breast or formula and anything that regularly goes in their mouths. This includes bottles and teats, but you’ll also need to sterilise breast pumps, soothers, toys and teethers after every use. After sterilisation, your products will stay sterile for 24 hours when stored properly. We know, it seems like a lot of work, but it really doesn’t take too long and its super simple – it’ll become a natural part of your daily routine in no time!

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Prepared at every step of the way

You’re stocked up with bottles, and you’ve picked your perfect pump...

now let us help you with sterilisers! There are many options to choose from but each and every one of our solutions will kill 99% of germs with no harsh chemicals that could harm your little one. Explore our range...

Ultra UV Steriliser, Dryer and Storage

Not only does the Tommee Tippee Ultra UV Steriliser, Dryer and Storage effectively sterilise without steam and hot water, but it also dries and stores your baby’s bottles hygienically.


Steridryer Electric Steam Steriliser & Dryer

The Tommee Tippee Advanced Electric Steriliser and Dryer is the fuss-free and super clean way to sterilise, dry and store your baby’s bottles hygienically.

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Supersteam Electric Steam Steriliser

The Supersteam Electric Steam Steriliser gives you a quick and easy way to protect your baby’s tummy from harmful bacteria and viruses†. The less time you spend cleaning and preparing your bottles, the better.

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Ultra UV Steriliser, Dryer and Storage Steridryer Electric Steam Steriliser & Dryer Supersteam Electric Steam Steriliser
How long does it take to sterilise? 60 minutes 40 minutes 5 minutes
How many bottles can you sterilise at once 6 6 6
Will it dry my bottles too? Yes! Dry bottles and other equipment for 30, 40 or 50 minutes Yes! All within the 40 minute cycle No - No drying feature but any residual water is sterile and the outside of the bottle can be wiped with a paper towel.
Why this product? UV light means no harsh chemicals, heat or steam! Hepa air filter in the steriliser blocks dust and dirt (replacement filter included). One button to start and auto shut-off - perfect for a quick solution.
Somebody cleaning inside of a bottle over the kitchen sink with the bottle brush

Where to start?

Before sterilising, always wash your baby bottles and teats to remove as much residual milk bacteria as possible.

Most bottles can be cleaned in a dishwasher, on the top shelf only, or in hot soapy water with our 2-in-1 cleaning brush!

Once clean, sterilise them with your chosen method and you're all good for 24 hours - just make sure you keep them in a sterile place (like inside your steriliser) or reassemble the bottles so the teat is covered and use within 24 hours.

You can also keep sterile bottles in a sealed container in the fridge to help avoid any germs or bacteria getting to them. Just bear in mind that the container must be sterilised too.

Bottles disassembled and placed inside Supersteam Electric Steam Steriliser