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If i pump my breasts for my baby , after how many hours does the pumped milk go bad?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 56 years experience
Pumped breat milk: For a normal, healthy infant at home, use sealed and chilled milk within twenty-four hours if possible. Discard all milk that has been refrigerated for more than ninety-six hours. Freeze milk if you do not plan to use it within twenty-four hours. Frozen milk is good for at least one month in a freezer attached to a refrigerator or for three to six months if kept in a deep freezer at 0°f or below.

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Last updated Aug 10, 2012

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