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Is it okay if I put freshly expressed milk in the freezer after it has been in the refrigerator for 24 hours?

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Asked by mommy2joeynabby at 2:35 PM on Aug. 6, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I think so because fresh milk is supposed to be good in the fridge for up to 72 hours, so it seems like as long as you freeze it in that timeframe it would be ok.

    Answer by stepmom929 at 2:37 PM on Aug. 6, 2009

  • yes, but dont re-freeze it once it's thawed for use (you'll lose nutrients)

    Answer by Owl_Feather at 2:38 PM on Aug. 6, 2009

  • That's fine. For more info on stored milk go to the La Leche League website, the Medela website, or

    Answer by GailllAZ at 2:38 PM on Aug. 6, 2009

  • Yes. It's better frozen fresh, but as long as it hasn't been in the fridge for too long it should be fine.

    Answer by Gruntlings at 3:11 PM on Aug. 6, 2009

  • can freeze it at up to 48 hrs in the fridge if you haven't used it...better fresh, but certainly fine.

    Answer by ANGIE409 at 3:19 PM on Aug. 6, 2009

  • you can keep pumped milk in the fridge for 8 days, freezr for 3 months and fresh room temp for 10

    Answer by calliesmommie at 3:19 PM on Aug. 6, 2009

  • heres great info from now on you can use

    Answer by tabi_cat1023 at 6:29 PM on Aug. 6, 2009

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