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What is there to know about breastfeeding and freezing the milk?

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D.Tetz

Asked by D.Tetz at 6:00 PM on Apr. 12, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • www.kellymom.com
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 6:00 PM on Apr. 12, 2010

  • keep it in the coldest part of the freezer
    jennifer588

    Answer by jennifer588 at 6:04 PM on Apr. 12, 2010

  • That's really open-ended...what in particular are you looking to learn? Kellymom has a chart on timetables for storage.

    Pump, put into container of your choice...bottles or bags or even ice cube trays...freeze. Don't put the milk onto the door...that's the warmest spot in the freezer. You can combine an entire day's output in one container if you wish but must cool it all on the fridge to the same temp first. TYou can pump, refrigerate, move to freezer. Thaw by running warm water over the container or pooping the container into a cup of hot water. No microwaves.

    Anything more specific?
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 6:06 PM on Apr. 12, 2010

  • Fresh milk is always best and be kept in the fridge for a week.

    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 6:22 PM on Apr. 12, 2010

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