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Cleaning & Care

Silver is a natural antimicrobial, antifungal, and antibacterial metal that also contains anti-inflammatory agents. As a result, a quick rinse with warm water between feeds is sufficient to clean the cups.

The cups can tarnish over time due to the natural oxidisation process that occurs in silver, however it is still safe and effective to use.  To remove the tarnish, make a paste using a mix of bicarbonate of soda (one teaspoon) with a few drops of water.  Rub the paste over the cups, rinse and pat dry. 

Although not required, the cups can be cleaned using mild base soap (recommended handwash soap).

Do not use any harsh detergents, bleach-based agents, sterilising tablets or hard scourers to clean the cups. 

We have created a 3 videos to showcase how easy it is to clean the Silverette cups in between nursing

Part 1 -  Just Use Water


Part 2 -  Polishing the Silver

So why does Silverette develop a yellow brass colour over time? This is a natural occurrence when 925 silver is in touch with humidity, natural oils from the body and the quality of air in the atmosphere. The product is  safe for mum and baby and still effective.  We have created a short video how to bring back the shine in your Silverette cups

Part 3 -  Clean in between breastfeeding or pumping

Being a mum you are time poor. Let' face it, we are trying to crawl back them where we can to focus on your little one. We have provided 3 methods mums can opt for when cleaning the Silverette® cups in between their feeding session which works around a mum's busy schedule.