Guidelines For Storing Breast Milk

by - January 17, 2017

Storage Tips:

♡ Store milk in the coldest part of freezer
♡ Avoid freezer door where temperature can fluctuate 
NEVER thaw or warm breast milk in the microwave
♡ If using a storage bag, lay bag flat to cool
♡ If using a storage bag, don't place warm milk near frozen milk. This could begin the thawing process and cause milk to spoil.
♡ Measure milk in storage container, for accuracy, before pouring into storage bag
♡ Always remember to date the storage bag
♡ Write name on storage bag for multiples or children in day care. 


Freshly Expressed Breast Milk
Room Temperature - 4 Hours
Refrigerator - 5 - 7 Days
Freezer - 3 - 4 Months
Deep Freezer - 12 + Months

Thawed Breast Milk
Room Temperature - DO NOT STORE
Refrigerator - 24 Hours
Freezer - DO NOT re-freeze thawed milk
Deep Freezer - DO NOT re-freeze thawed milk

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