Top
10
Doctor insights on: How Long Is Milk Usually Good For After The Date On The Bottle

Share
1

1
How long is milk usually good for after the date on the bottle?

Until it spoils: There are many factors that will make milk spoil, even sometimes before the date on the container. ...Read more

2

2
How long is powdered milk good for?

When stored below: 40 degrees F, unopened in the pantry, powdered milk can last anywhere from 2-10 years. That's why survivalists love keeping it in their bunkers. ...Read more

3

3
How long is breast milk good for in the fridge & freezer?

How long is breast milk good for in the fridge & freezer?

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

4

4
When can I stop sterilising my baby's milk bottles? Or is sterilisation even necessary? My country's sanitation is very good.

When can I stop sterilising my baby's milk bottles? Or is sterilisation even necessary? My country's sanitation is very good.

Why ever?: Sterilizing of bottles is a throw back to a time when parents made formula from condensed cow milk & it needed to be boiled to make it digestible. Babies also had problems with staph germs that were resistant to available abx. Today we know that a good bottle brush & cleaning the same way as your regular dishes is all that is necessary. Ditch the sterilizer & enjoy the extra time with your kid. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
How long will it take to have good flow of breast milk?

How long will it take to have good flow of breast milk?

Depends : Most will see milk come in by 3 days with a regular birth and 4 days with a c section. Better flow is a balance between infant latching/feeding position the supportive factors of rest & maternal nutrition. ...Read more

7

7
Is Tetra pack long shelf life cow milk as good for babies as fresh short shelf life cow milk? The tetra pack milk may have some preservatives in it.

Is Tetra pack long shelf  life cow milk as good for babies as fresh short shelf life cow milk? The tetra pack milk may have some preservatives in it.

Maybe: From what I understand in the packaging of shelf-stable milk such as Tetra pack, there is no additional preservatives. The milk is ultra-pasteurized, and the packaging is sterile, allowing long-term storage without refrigeration. However, it is not recommended to start cow's milk products until your baby is at least 1 year old. ...Read more

8

8
50 years mom almost skinny.All blood tests are fine.I heard that ensure milk good for gaining weight.Is that right?How long it takes to gain weight?

50 years mom almost skinny.All blood tests are fine.I heard that ensure milk good for gaining weight.Is that right?How long it takes to gain weight?

Many ways to gain we: Ensure is a dietary supplement. It is good source of calories. But there are many simple, more natural foods which can achieve this goal. All airy products(milk, yogurt, ice cream and milk shakes) are great source of extra calories. So is meat, eggs and nuts. Add an extra bed time snack to her 3 meals a day schedule which will help also. ...Read more

9

9
After taking out breast milk from the refrigerator and warming it how long is it good for in room temperature ?

After taking out breast milk from the refrigerator and warming it how long is it good for in room temperature ?

3-4 hours: There is little direct research in this regard. And given that yogurt is spoiled milk there is little likelihood of ill effect to a healthy baby if the milk is left out longer. But in all things baby . . . Prudence seems to be the best policy. ...Read more

10

10
I pumped two 4 oz bottles of breast milk last night and put in the fridge. How long can I let it sit out after removing from fridge?

I pumped two 4 oz bottles of breast milk last night and put in the fridge. How long can I let it sit out after removing from fridge?

How long to spoil: Use your own sense of smell and taste. Ultimately use your baby's If you feed your baby and your baby pushes the bottle away that should be a signal to you. Do not force feed the baby. He or she is telling you something by pushing food away. When you have a brunch and set out food at the end I assume that you don't throw out the food but wrap up the leftovers and re-refrigerate the food. ...Read more