‘Ready to drink’ formulas refer to those ready made formulas that come in either a tetra pack or sometimes in a glass or plastic bottle.
Some of you may have used a ready-made baby formula when you were in hospital in a glass or plastic bottle. Often these ready-made formulas are used in special care nursuries for premature babies and term babies also. Baby formula in glass or plastic bottles aren’t readily available once you leave hospital, they are usually a hospital-only product.
With any ready-to-drink tetra pack baby formula, before heating up the feed, you need to empty the contents into a sterilised feeding bottle first.
Once opened, always follow the manufacturers instructions on safe preparation and storage. These instructions may vary depending on whether it’s been poured into bottle (discard any left over); or if it’s left over formula that is still in the tetra pack.
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