Looking after a new born baby is a full-time job but there are ways in which you can make life easier for yourself, especially in the kitchen. In this article we look at a selection of kitchen appliances which have been designed with new parents in mind. By lightening the load of the tasks associated with caring for a new born baby, hopefully you can spend more ‘cuddle time’ with your little one, or enjoy a well-earned rest!
The Whirlpool AKZM6692/IXL built in oven incorporates a child-lock for extra peace of mind, so you don’t need to worry that tiny fingers might turn on the oven. It also features intelligent 6th Sense technology which takesw the stress out of cooking! You can select one of the 30 pre-set cooking programmes and the 6th sense technolonogy will automatically adjust setting, temperature and time for perfectly cooked dishes.
Cleaning your oven will not be high on your agenda when you have a new baby! With the Whirlpool AKZM6692/IXL there’s no need to worry about a dirty oven as it has pyrolytic cleaning cycle. Simply set the cleaning function and let the oven clean itself! The pyrolytic function will burn away food debris inside the oven and turn it into a fine ash, which can then be wiped away with ease.
Hotpoint are reknowned for family-friendly design. They have designed the Hotpoint HIO3P23WLE fully integrated dishwasher to include special racks to hold teats and bottles so it’s easy to get them super-clean.
The HIO3P23WLE dishwasher also has a sanistising cycle and an intensive wash programme. These intense programmes provide extra peace of mind as they cleanse and remove harmful bacteria from dishwasher-safe crockery and cutlery used to feed babies and young children.
When you’re weaning your baby from milk to solid foods, a hand blender is an essential tool. Choose the right model, such as the Hotpoint HB0701A Hand Blender or the Braun MQ745 Hand Blender, and you’ll have a blender which not only works efficiently but which is easy to clean too.
Other helpful hints
• For information on kitchen/food safety for children, the NHS Choices website is very helpful.
Updated with new appliance models; 18th July 2019.