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How long before breast milk spoils in the refrigerator?

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Dr. Lisa Roberts
Pediatrics
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In brief: 8 days

If you are storing freshly pumped breast milk in the back of the refrigerator, it can stay up to 8 days.
I generally prefer to recommend to use it within 3 days if possible. If the milk has been defrosted from the freezer, it should be used within 24 hours.

In brief: 8 days

If you are storing freshly pumped breast milk in the back of the refrigerator, it can stay up to 8 days.
I generally prefer to recommend to use it within 3 days if possible. If the milk has been defrosted from the freezer, it should be used within 24 hours.
Dr. Lisa Roberts
Dr. Lisa Roberts
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In brief: About 7 days

It is generally recommended to keep the milk at a constant cool temperature at the back of your refigerator.

In brief: About 7 days

It is generally recommended to keep the milk at a constant cool temperature at the back of your refigerator.
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