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A 33-year-old female asked:

Can i prepare the milk formula for my newborn baby and store it in the fridge? if yes, how long it lasts in the fridge?

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Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Read the label: Every formula is slightly different - read the label of your formula. Most do not recommend mixing the formula very far ahead of time, but you'll need to read the label to see. The reason, especially for a newborn is that, once mixed, bacteria could grow in the formula (rich with nutrients) once water is added. Always follow the label directions exactly. It's best for baby.
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