Infant Feeding Hygiene

Feeding baby bottle

Babies grow quickly in the first year of life by drinking breast milk or infant formula. Careful cleaning, sanitizing, and storage of your baby’s bottles and your breast pump parts (if you pump milk) can prevent germs from contaminating the milk you feed your baby. Visit the following pages to learn more about how to keep your breast pump clean and how to clean, sanitize, and store baby bottles to help keep your baby healthy.

Page last reviewed: February 9, 2022