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Can I mix breastmilk?

I usually get 4oz every 2 hrs if I pump but I usually pump only the breast the baby doesn't feed on. Just now I pumped and got 3 1/2 oz. Would it be okay if I pump the other half out from my other breast and mix them?

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reigndrops12689

Asked by reigndrops12689 at 8:16 PM on Jan. 22, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • yes, but go by the older milk for expiration.
    nsrush83

    Answer by nsrush83 at 8:18 PM on Jan. 22, 2011

  • You can but I would feed the baby first if you are nursing as well.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 8:19 PM on Jan. 22, 2011

  • I just pump so that hubby && my sons can feed her as well. Its never stored for more than 48hrs. Thanks for the answers.
    reigndrops12689

    Comment by reigndrops12689 (original poster) at 8:27 PM on Jan. 22, 2011

  • yep...safe to mix!
    MommyH2

    Answer by MommyH2 at 8:32 PM on Jan. 22, 2011

  • yep safe to mix. and when you are ready to start introducing regular milk, or formula, you can mix those too to help baby transition
    2BlondeBabies

    Answer by 2BlondeBabies at 8:55 PM on Jan. 22, 2011

  • yes :) thats what i do
    SimplyErathy

    Answer by SimplyErathy at 12:25 AM on Jan. 23, 2011

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