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Q: What is The Leche Press?
A: The Leche Press is an all-glass baby formula mixer designed to provide a convenient and eco-friendly alternative to plastic formula mixers. It features a stainless steel rod and a wood handle, and its functionality is inspired by the French Press coffee maker.

Q: Why choose The Leche Press over plastic formula mixers? 
A: The Leche Press offers a sustainable solution for baby formula mixing. Unlike plastic mixers, which can contribute to waste and potential chemical leaching, The Leche Press is made of glass, stainless steel, and wood. It's a durable and eco-friendly choice that reduces single-use plastic waste.

Q: How do I use The Leche Press? 
A: To use The Leche Press, please follow these steps:

  1. Wash your hands with soap and water.

  2. Add warm water (100°F) to your desired volume using the measurements on the front of your Leche Press. Or add boiling water and let cool to desired temperature.

  3. Using the included scoop, add the formula powder to the Leche Press (adding powder first helps ensure accurate water measurement).

  4. Pull the plunger back and secure the lid to the pitcher.

  5. Gently move the plunger up and down to mix the formula. Avoid pulling the plunger above the water line to prevent bubbles.

  6. Pour the mixed formula into clean bottles or use the included stopper and store the pitcher in the refrigerator. Tip: Formula should be discarded after 24 hours. Please carefully read the instructions provided with your formula.

Q: Does The Leche Press come with a spout stopper?
A: Yes, The Leche Press includes a silicone spout stopper. Additionally, you can also rinse and reuse a cork wine bottle stopper or use a stopper of your own.

Q: How do I clean The Leche Press?
A: To clean The Leche Press, unscrew the walnut knob (frequent washing can cause wood to crack) and securely place the carafe upside down in your dishwasher. For handwashing, gently clean all parts with warm soapy water and rinse. Use your finger to clean the inside of the spout.

Q: How much formula can I make with The Leche Press?
A: The Leche Press can hold a volume of 1.3L or 44 US fluid ounces (approximately 5.5 cups). When making formula, we recommend filling the water up to a maximum height of 1200ml for your initial press to prevent dry formula from getting stuck in the spout. You can continue to add additional water and formula, mixing as you go along.

Q: Can I put The Leche Press in the fridge if it contains warm baby formula?
A: Yes, you can place The Leche Press in the fridge even if it contains warm baby formula. However, please note that many refrigerator manufacturers recommend allowing liquids to cool before placing them in the fridge. If the liquid is too hot, it may increase the temperature inside the fridge and potentially affect other food items.

Q: What else can I do with The Leche Press?
A: The Leche Press is a versatile tool beyond baby formula mixing. Here are a few ideas:

  • Steep a few bags of tea and add a sweetener of your choice.

  • Create infused drinks by filling it with ice, water (or seltzer), and fruit on a hot day.

  • Mix enough powdered green or vitamin water beverage for the whole family.

  • Use it to water your plants by placing it on your windowsill.

  • Keep it on your nightstand to stay hydrated during the night.

Please note that The Leche Press should not be used as a traditional French Press coffee maker.

Q: Is The Leche Press safe for babies?
A: Yes, The Leche Press is designed with baby's safety in mind. The glass container is made from high-quality, food-grade glass, ensuring that no harmful chemicals leach into the formula. The stainless steel rod and wood handle are also safe and durable materials.

Q: Is The Leche Press available in different sizes or colors?
A: Currently, The Leche Press is available in one size and color combination. However, we are continually exploring options for expansion and may introduce different sizes or color variations in the future. Stay updated by subscribing to our newsletter for any product updates.

Q: Where can I purchase The Leche Press?
A: You can purchase The Leche Press directly from our website. Visit our online store to place your order securely. We offer shipping in the U.S., ensuring that parents everywhere can benefit from this eco-friendly baby formula mixer.

Q: Do you offer any warranties or guarantees?
A: Yes, we stand behind the quality of The Leche Press. We offer a limited warranty that covers manufacturing defects. If you encounter any issues with your purchase, please contact our customer support team, and we will be happy to assist you.

Q: How can I get in touch with your customer support?
A: If you have any questions, concerns, or need assistance, our customer support team is here to help. You can reach us through the contact form on our website or by sending an email to BabyGlassGourmet@gmail.com. We strive to respond promptly and provide excellent customer service.