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  #1  
August 8th, 2011, 03:13 PM
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So I have been wondering and googling "Is it ok to reuse bottle teats for baby number two?"

I have found mixed opinions...

My personal opinion is that the teats I used for DD are still in good nick, they will be washed and sterilised, they haven't been chewed on so it's ok to use them??

I laughed out loud when I read on another forum while researching this topic "I'd reuse them, they will be sterilised... you wouldn't sterilise your nipple"... "that had been sitting in a sweaty leaky bra all day"

I want honest opinions please, I don't want MY opinion to lean you one way or another.

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August 8th, 2011, 03:19 PM
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I think it is totally fine, as long as you sterilize them then I can't see a reason why not to reuse them
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August 8th, 2011, 03:22 PM
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I didnt even think of this as being a problem?! Unless they were chewed on like you said etc. I think it would be fine. Just wash them.
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August 8th, 2011, 03:44 PM
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Seems fine to me.
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August 8th, 2011, 03:48 PM
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My babies aren't going to be that far apart, so it's not like the nipples will have had time to disintegrate. I'll sterilize ours and reuse them. I think if there were 10 years difference and they had been sitting in storage, I might reconsider.
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August 8th, 2011, 03:49 PM
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I will be reusing ours for sure! Saving money anywhere I can! As long as they're cleaned, sterilized and w/o holes or any damage, I would say you're fine to use them again.
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August 8th, 2011, 03:59 PM
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Im not a mommy yet but I think after this baby I am going to save all the nipples as long at they arent bitten or anything. As long as they are clean then I don't see it being any different than going out and buying them except not spending money lol. If ya got 'em, use 'em!!!
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August 8th, 2011, 04:03 PM
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Yay thanks ladies! Definitely reusing them!
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August 8th, 2011, 04:18 PM
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The only problem I see in reusing the nipples is that some of mine (the ones I won't be reusing) have changed colors. They used to be clear and now they are yellow and for that reason I don't trust them. Call me slighty paranoid but thats me! I have no problems with the ones that haven't changed since I've bought them.
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August 8th, 2011, 04:22 PM
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I would reuse them also so go for it
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August 9th, 2011, 05:41 AM
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I say reuse! I'm going to reuse mine
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August 9th, 2011, 06:39 AM
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I would re-use mine if I had kept any bottles.... but I didn't. My kids BF so long anyway they ususally go straight to the sip cup.
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August 9th, 2011, 08:45 AM
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I would think if they were in good condition and not cracked....then why not?!
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