Formula safety at home (1395)

Key points below

How should I store formula?

How should I mix formula?

Do I need to warm formula?

What kind of water do I need to use to mix formula?

Note: Bottled water does not always mean it is sterile.  

How to keep things clean and sanitary 

Helpful information

If you are using powdered formula, go to to find a video showing how to mix formula or add powder to human milk.


Call your child’s doctor, nurse, or clinic if you have any questions or concerns or if your child has special health care needs that were not covered by this information.