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What are the best ways to store breast milk?

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Freezing breast milk provides the longest storage.
In the refrigerator, i would not store for longer than 24 hours.

In brief: See below

Freezing breast milk provides the longest storage.
In the refrigerator, i would not store for longer than 24 hours.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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Dr. Julia Sundel
Pediatrics

In brief: Fridge

You can store breast milk in the refrigerator for up to 8 days and in the freezer compartment for up to 2 weeks.
If your freezer has a separate door, you can store breast milk for 3-6 months. Be sure to clean containers (plastic or glass) in a dishwasher or wash with hot, soapy water. It's best to fill individual containers with the amount of milk your baby will need for just one feeding.

In brief: Fridge

You can store breast milk in the refrigerator for up to 8 days and in the freezer compartment for up to 2 weeks.
If your freezer has a separate door, you can store breast milk for 3-6 months. Be sure to clean containers (plastic or glass) in a dishwasher or wash with hot, soapy water. It's best to fill individual containers with the amount of milk your baby will need for just one feeding.
Dr. Julia Sundel
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