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breast feeding.

i breast feed but i pump the milk out into a bottle. how long after i take it out of the fridge does it go bad. and once i use it out of the fridge can i put it back in the fridge and use it again later?

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beautifulkirei

Asked by beautifulkirei at 10:18 PM on Jan. 14, 2009 in Health

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  • It takes an hour for BM to go bad and yea you can put it back in as long as it doesn't smell sour or has been left out long.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:21 PM on Jan. 14, 2009

  • not really. u shouldnt put it back once the baby has drank from the bottle. it encourages bacterial growth even in the refrig. i would b okay with leaving it out to feed the baby for an hour or a bit more, but if he doesnt drink it all at that feeding, throw out the rest and start with a fresh bottle. the younger the baby the more important this is. nust put in the bttle what u expect the baby to drink at that feeding. then u wont waste so much. does pumping hurt? i never had much luck with it.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:04 PM on Jan. 14, 2009

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