If your breast milk is not immediately given to your baby, it can be stored at room temperature, refrigerated, or frozen.
General Storage Time Guidelines
Room Temperature - 6-10 hours
Refrigerator - 5-8 days
Freezer - 3-6 months
Deep Freeze (below 0F) 6-12 months
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Breastfeeding Question: What is Colostrum?
Colostrum is the name of the first milk a woman produces after delivery of her baby. It is very concentrated, and there is not very much of it. A newborn baby’s stomach is only about the size of a marble, so not very much volume is needed. Colostrum acts as a laxative, to … [Read More...]
One of the most dramatic adjustments you will make as a new parent is a loss of control on your sleep schedule. Gone are the days (at least for now) of staying up as late as you want and sleeping as late as you want. Now the amount of sleep you get will depend on your child.
Newborns don't have a schedule as … [Read More...]