So I feel like this question is constantly recurring in my brain: How do I clean my baby’s stuff? And by “stuff” I mean bottles, pacifiers, pump parts, toys, etc. Do I need to boil them in hot water, wash with soap and water? Can I run everything through the dishwasher? What about the plush toys and electronics that can’t be hosed down? I want to be sure everything is properly cleaned so that Sidney isn’t exposed to unwanted germs! Help!
What Does the UV Sanitizer Do?
How It Works. The Coral UV uses UV light to zap germs, including ones that are very dangerous (sometimes even fatal) for babies. I’m talking about Staph, E. Coli, Candida – really yucky stuff. UV light kills bacteria by disrupting the bacteria’s DNA, causing it to unravel and cease functioning so it can no longer harm you or your baby. The shiny silver inside is stainless steel, which ensures that the UV light reaches every corner of the machine.
How To Use your UV Sanitizer. I wash the bottles and pump parts, shake them off, and place them inside the machine. Smaller pump parts and pacifiers can go in the stainless steel basket that sits at the top! Press the “auto” button, and the sanitizer dries everything and sanitizes in 50 minutes. I hear a little “ding a ling” once the cycle is completed! There are also options to just dry, just sanitize, or for storage. Storage mode is a 50 minute dry/sanitize cycle with quick 2 minute sanitization every 2 hours for 24 hours.
I typically load up the machine during the day and run it simultaneously with the dishwasher right before I go to sleep. That way everything is clean, dry, and sanitized in the morning.
Why I love My UV Sanitizer
Versatility. I like that the Coral UV sanitizes not only baby bottles, but pacifiers, toys, utensils, and breast pump parts. Basically anything that would eventually touch something that goes in Sidney’s mouth can be easily disinfected.
Convenience. The dry function is an extremely nice feature. Basically, you don’t need to wipe anything dry. I put my wet bottles and pump parts in, push a button (auto), and they come out dry, sanitized, and ready to be used.
Lifelong Use. Once Sidney outgrows her bottles and such, I can continue to use it for my own household products. I can sanitize my cell phone, make up brushes, toothbrushes, sponges, cups, utensils, you name it.
Why You Need A Sanitizer
Yes, its another appliance on your countertop. But, trust me, it is so important for the health and safety of your child. And it looks really cute and compact in the kitchen! As a parent, we are busy enough worrying about everything relating to our children, and the cleanliness of your baby’s necessities shouldn’t be one of them. I’d rather focus on things I love and make my life easier.
Use code GLASSOFGLAM5 (works for both in the US and Canada) for $5 off a Coral UV home sanitizer! It would make an amazing gift, too!
Thank you to Coral UV for sponsoring this UV sanitizer review. All opinions are my own. And thank you for supporting the brands that support Glass of Glam!