I can be a bit of a germaphobe sometimes which is why I always carry around hand sanitizers, pocket-size alcohol and sanitary wipes.
Working at the hospital, it was often unavoidable to come in contact with bacteria, but hey, at least I was doing something to lessen it.
And when I got pregnant and after I gave birth, I became even more paranoid. You know when other people would say, “Expose your kids to germs sometimes”?
Well, that hardly applies when you’re a parent especially when you’re with a newborn whose immune system is not yet fully functional.
There are those who would say that baby bottles are relatively safe if you just clean them properly and so you only have to sterilise once – at the beginning. I don’t agree with this. It’s always better to be safe than sorry.Continue reading