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Thread: Cleaning suggestions

  1. #1
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    Default Cleaning suggestions

    Does anyone have tips for cleaning the hard-to-clean pump parts? Milk gets "caked" in the connector piece and the valve, and I am not sure the best way to do a good cleaning.
    ~ Megan

    Mommy to Alex, born 2/27/11

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    Default Re: Cleaning suggestions

    I used to use a little dr brown brush (pipe cleaner like thing) and it worked well.

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    Default Re: Cleaning suggestions

    Vinegar and distilled water soaks. And I use those little brushes too.
    Susan
    Mama to my all-natural boys: Ian, 9-4-04, 11.5 lbs; Colton, 11-7-06, 9 lbs, in the water; Logan, 12-8-08, 9 lbs; Gavin, 1-18-11, 9 lbs; and an angel 1-15-06
    18+ months and for Gavin, born with an incomplete cleft lip and incomplete posterior cleft palate
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    Always babywearing, cosleeping and cloth diapering. Living with oppositional defiant disorder and ADHD. Ask me about cloth diapering and sewing your own diapers!

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    Default Re: Cleaning suggestions

    I was thinking about a vinegar soak. Good to hear someone else has done it before. I'll have to get some smaller brushes too. Thanks!
    ~ Megan

    Mommy to Alex, born 2/27/11

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    Default Re: Cleaning suggestions

    50/50 mix of vinegar and water
    Susan
    Mama to my all-natural boys: Ian, 9-4-04, 11.5 lbs; Colton, 11-7-06, 9 lbs, in the water; Logan, 12-8-08, 9 lbs; Gavin, 1-18-11, 9 lbs; and an angel 1-15-06
    18+ months and for Gavin, born with an incomplete cleft lip and incomplete posterior cleft palate
    Sealed for time and eternity, 7-7-93
    Always babywearing, cosleeping and cloth diapering. Living with oppositional defiant disorder and ADHD. Ask me about cloth diapering and sewing your own diapers!

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