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How long is breast milk good for?

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143mona

Asked by 143mona at 9:39 PM on Mar. 6, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • 6 hours at room temp before being used, 6 days in fridge,6 months in freezer.
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 9:41 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • http://breastfeeding.hypermart.net/storagehandling.html

    I found this to be helpful. I think I went by 3 months frozen, 3 days in the fridge, and 8 hours room temperature if it hadn't been refrigerated.
    Kword

    Answer by Kword at 9:42 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • I always followed the 6hr out, 6 days in fridge and 6 months in freezer. But, it can last up to 8 months in deep freezer.
    lmt_mom2010

    Answer by lmt_mom2010 at 9:49 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • yep here is a link to a storage chart http://www.kellymom.com/bf/pumping/milkstorage.html  It depends on the type of freezer you have or the temp the house is at

    Lynette

    Answer by Lynette at 9:49 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

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