How do I clean and sterilise milk powder dispensers?
Milk powder dispensers should be washed and sterilised just like your bottles. You can then either leave them to air dry, or use a clean piece of kitchen paper or a clean tea towel. The formula milk powder is not sterile, which is why we recommend making up feeds with freshly boiled water that has been allowed to cool for 30-minutes, or through using our innovative Perfect Prep Machine.
How long do the Closer to Nature Thermal Travel Bags keep bottles warm for?
The thermal travel bags will keep bottles warm or cool for approximately 4-hours. Please however bear in mind that the time can vary depending on the external temperature and also the initial temperature of the milk/water.
How do I clean my travel bottle and food warmer?
We recommend to clean the insulated flask periodically. The best results are obtained using a mixture of water and bicarbonate of soda or washing up liquid. Rinse thoroughly afterwards. Unfortunately the insulated flask is not suitable for a dishwasher.
To clean the beaker; wash in warm soapy water, rinsing in clean water. The beaker is dishwasher safe.
Can I use the blender for large batches of food?
The blender is designed for small batches of food and is recommended for use in short pulse bursts. We recommend to pulse for 1-minute, letting the unit cool for 2-minutes. After operating 4 cycles, please let it cool down to room temperature before operating it again.
How do I descale my Closer to Nature Electric Bottle and Food Warmer?
We recommend carrying out the descaling process approximately every 4-weeks to ensure effective operation. If you notice limescale earlier than 4-weeks, descaling may be required sooner. Living in a hard water area can produce limescale quicker than other areas. You can find out your water quality via your water provider.
To de-scale your bottle warmer, use any suitable small household appliance de-scaling sachets, carefully following the manufacturer’s instructions on the pack.
How do I ensure my little one's blended food is lump free?
Try adding a little bit of cooled water when blending, this will help give a smoother consistency.
How long does the Closer to Nature Travel Bottle and Food Warmer keep water warm for?
The travel bottle and food warmer will keep water warm, however the length of time will depend on the temperature of the water when it is placed in the warmer, and the external temperature. This is why we don't advertise a specific timeframe.