Use This Guide From The Environmental Working Group to Feed Your Baby Safely!

EWG’s Guide to Baby-Safe Bottles and Formula
Breast milk is best, but whether you’re feeding breastmilk or formula in a bottle, use this
guide to feed your baby safely.
Nipple: Start with a clear silicone nipple.
Latex rubber nipples can cause allergic reactions and can contain
impurities linked to cancer.
Bottle: Use glass.
Plastic bottles can leach a toxic chemical called bisphenol A (BPA)
into formula and breast milk. Avoid clear, hard plastic bottles marked
with a 7 or “PC.”
Plastic bottle liners: Don’t use them.
The soft plastic liners may leach chemicals into formula and breast
milk, especially when heated.
Water: Use filtered tap water.
If your water is fluoridated, use a reverse osmosis
filter to remove fluoride, which the American
Dental Association recommends avoiding when
reconstituting formula. If your water is not fluoridated use a carbon
filter. If you choose bottled water make sure it’s fluoride-free.
Formula: Choose powdered.
A toxic chemical called bisphenol A (BPA) leaches into liquid formulas
Powdered formula does not have BPA.
Choose powdered formula when possible, or liquid formula in
glass or plastic containers.
Avoid all liquid formula in metal cans.
Heating: Warm bottles in a pan of hot water.
Microwaving can heat unevenly and cause chemicals to leach from
plastic bottles into formula.
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