Rinse the parts: Rinse the breast pump parts thoroughly under warm running water to remove any milk or debris.
Clean the parts: Use a breast pump cleaning solution or a mixture of water and mild dish soap to thoroughly clean the parts. Be sure to scrub all surfaces, including any crevices or small openings.
Rinse the parts again: Rinse the parts thoroughly under warm running water to remove any soap or cleaning solution.
Dry the parts: Dry the parts completely with a clean, dry cloth or towel.
Sterilize the parts: There are several methods you can use to sterilize the parts while traveling, including:
Using a breast pump with a built-in bottle sterilizer: Many breast pumps come with a built-in bottle sterilizer that uses UV light or heat to kill germs and bacteria.
Using a portable sterilizer: There are several portable sterilizers on the market that use steam or UV light to sterilize breast pump parts. These are compact and easy to use while traveling.
Using boiling water: If you don't have access to a sterilizer, you can sterilize the parts by boiling them in water for at least 5 minutes. Be sure to let the parts cool completely before handling them.
It's important to sterilize breast pump parts regularly to ensure they are clean and free of germs and bacteria.
By following these steps, you can properly sterilize your breast pump parts while traveling.