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    a question about preparing infant formulas
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    rashbabu posted:
    The American Academy Of Pediatrics, offers a tip on preparing Infant formulas...
    "Remember that formula made with hot water needs to be cooled quickly to body temperature—about 98 degrees F—if it is being fed to the baby immediately."-
    Source: http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/PublicHealthFocus/ucm285401.htm


    MY QUESTION: How is this done?- cooled quickly to body temperature-for immediate feeding


    If it's not being fed immediately I assume it may be stored in fridge after it is made with hot water.

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    An_240941 responded:
    I don't know. I always used bottled water kept at room temp. & I know you can keep those kind of pre-made bottles in the fridge, although I can't remember for how long....but the formula container will say for how long.
     
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    Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hi rashbabu,

    Here are a couple of resources that may be helpful -

    Slideshow: The Facts About Bottle Feeding
    Choosing Baby Formula - Page 3 discusses safety

    Also, the members or expert on our Parenting Community may offer more response. Check it out for this question and future concerns.

    Hope this is helpful -
    Elizabeth
    ~To eat is a necessity, to eat intelligently is an art.~ La Rochefoucauld


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