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How long can you freeze breast milk?

ok I've been pumping and saving my milk now for about a month... different articles and books say different things... usually they say you can freeze your milk for 3-4 months in a freezer attached to your refridgerator... now I read something today that says you can save it that way for approximately 30 days.... I'm so confused... help me breaST FEEDING MOMS. i'M NEW AT THIS

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marchma2b

Asked by marchma2b at 5:20 PM on Apr. 17, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • ive heard alot of things from similac i heard about 6 months
    from gerber i heard about a month
    Mrs.Owen86

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 5:25 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • Freezer compartment inside the refrigerator: up to 2 weeks
    Refridgerator freezer where the freezer has its own door: 3-4 months (although do not put the milk in the door. Put it towards the back of the freezer.
    Seperate deep freeze: up to 6 months.

    Never thaw and re-freeze for re-use (it's best to store and thaw in small quantities to avoid waste). Use thawed milk within 24 hours of thawing.

    Hope that helps!
    NovemberLove

    Answer by NovemberLove at 5:26 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • Up to 3 months in freezer.
    keyaziz

    Answer by keyaziz at 5:27 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • I keep my milk in the deep freeze and I think it keeps there for a year... although the longest it's been there is 6 months.
    Freezer on your fridge- 3-4 months
    AmiJanell

    Answer by AmiJanell at 5:28 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

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