When can I stop boiling water for formula?
From birth until your baby is at least 3 months old, all water used for formula should be boiled and cooled to room temperature on the day you use it.
Make sure you leave enough time for the boiled water to cool to room temperature (until it no longer feels warm) before it’s needed..
Is it necessary to boil water for formula?
All other water should be boiled first, including all other bottled water and all tap water. Do NOT use well water. Use distilled or purified water in place of well water. You may use city water or regular bottled drinking water for use in making formula if you boil it first.
When can I stop boiling babies water?
If you are not on town water supply and your water comes from roof/tank, bore or spring, then any water you give your baby/child should be boiled for 3 minutes and cooled first until they are 18 months old. If you have any concerns about water quality it is best to offer cooled boiled water.
When should you stop using baby formula?
In general, experts recommend weaning your baby off of formula and onto full fat dairy milk at around 12 months of age.