Mums’ picks 2018: best sterilisers

UK mums have voted in their thousands to tell you the best baby and toddler products of 2018.

Whether you’re formula feeding or expressing breast milk you’ll need a steriliser to keep your baby’s feeding equipment clean and safe. Sterilisers work in all sorts of ways and which type you go for is down to personal preference. You can read why parents chose their favourite sterilisers in 2018 to help you on your way.

Image of Mums' picks 2018 best bottle steriliser runner-up Tommee Tippee Closer To Nature Microwave Steriliser

5. Tommee Tippee Closer To Nature Microwave Steriliser

Why mums love it

This compact design is BPA free and ideal for use in the home or on the go. With chemical free sterilising that keeps the contents sterile for up to 24 hours with the lid closed, the Tommee Tippee Closer To Nature Microwave Steriliser is both a time saving and a space saving product.

Price: from £16.49

What mums say…

“It can hold a lot of items which is great when you’ve been out for the day and have a few bits to go in!”

“This product was easy to use, easy to store and made sterilising bottles so much easier.”Image of Mums' picks 2018 best bottle steriliser runner-up Philips Avent Microwave Steam Steriliser

4. Philips Avent Microwave Steriliser

Why mums love it

This steriliser can hold up to four large Avent bottles, offering a high capacity despite its compact design. The bottles can be sterilised in as little as two minutes and the bottles stay sterile for 24 hours if the lid remains unopened. It comes with a pair of tongs and is BPA free.

Price: from £14.99

What mums say…

“Cheap, easy and long lasting.”

“Very easy to use. Only a few minutes required to sterilise items.”Image of Mums' picks 2018 best bottle steriliser runner-up Tommee Tippee Microwave/Cold Water Sterliliser

3. Tommee Tippee Microwave/Cold Water Sterliliser

Why mums love it

The Tommee Tippee Microwave/Cold Water Sterliliser offers two sterilising options in one compact design, ideal for use on the go and in the home. The sterilising cycle takes only four minutes and items remain sterilised for three hours with the lid closed. The lid is also lockable and keeps out little hands!

Price: £12.99

What mums say…

“This was a life saver for me, simply because it was very easy and quick to use! Great for when you have a newborn.”

“Easy and quick to use.”Image of Mums' picks 2017 best bottle steriliser runner-up MAM Microwave Steam Steriliser

2. MAM Microwave Steriliser

Why mums love it

The MAM Microwave steriliser can hold up to six bottles and has a second level for bottle tops and teats. Thanks to the compact design it can be used to safely sterilise warm and cold water both in the home and on the go. The set comes with two bottles, a pair of tongs and a dummy.

Price: £28.00

What mums say…

“Very simple to use, large capacity, easy to travel with.”

“So easy to use!”

Image of Mums' picks 2018 best bottle steriliser winner Milton cold water steriliser

1. Milton Cold Water Steriliser

Why it’s a winner

Sterilising bottles with cold water in 15 minutes and holding up to six standard-sized bottles at a time, the Milton Cold Water Steriliser is the favourite with mums. The unit is weighted meaning all items are safely sterilised and the lid locking handle prevents any leaks.

Price: available from £10.99

What mums say

“Amazing product. I love the fact that you can leave items in there for 24 hours and safely get them out throughout that day.”

“No electrics, no timers, can take one item out and the rest stay sterile. Can take and use anywhere.”

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