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Breast Milk Freezer Burn
What is the longest breast milk can be frozen? I saved my milk in freezer for about 10 months & was wondering if my son can drink it after its thawed?
1 Week 6 months: One week in the fridge, be sure and use the back of the fridge rather than the fridge doors, since it's cooler. In your freezer breast milk can be stored for six months. ...Read more
Is it safe to keep expressed breast milk in the the fridge not freezer if yes for how long, and can I express and stop and be adding it gradually aga?
Storing breast milk : Freshly expressed breast milk can be stored: • room temperature for up to 6 hours. • insulated cooler.With ice packs for up to one day. • refrigerator in the back of the refrigerator — not the door — for up to 5-8 days • freezer in a standard refrigerator freezer for up to three to 6 months and in a chest freezer for up to 6-12 months. Place the milk in the back of the freezer — not the door. ...Read more
I have only 1 tube and 2 ovarys im leaking breast milk and my one tube was burned 4yrs ago can I be pregnant or get pregnant?
Yes: If you are producing a lot more milk than your baby needs then deep freezing makes sense. Breast milk is good for 1-2 months in a regular freezer and is best stored in the back of the freezer. In a deep freezer, the molk can last longer, up to 3-6 months. Don't forget to label each bag or bottle with the pumped date and try to use the oldest bottles first. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't waste it!: Freeze your unused milk. Once your baby has sucked on a bottle you can no longer save the leftover milk. So if you're pumping 5 oz but your baby only eats 4 oz, put 4 oz in the bottle; if he's still hungry give him the remaining ounce, but if he's full you can freeze the leftover. Breastmilk last 3-4 months in a standard freezer. You can use it in a bottle later or mix it into some rice cereal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Follow CDC guideline: The CDC puts out breastfeeding recommendations with guidelines on storage. Follow these. Always store milk in the back of the fridge or freezer where it is coolest. Store in sterilized bottles or bags. Never refreeze milk after it has been frozen and never thaw in microwave. Briefly on countertop milk is good for 6 hours, fridge for 5 days and freezer for 3-6months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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