GUIDELINE FOR BREAST MILK STORAGE
How to store milk
Use clean, food-grade quality breast milk storage bags or containers with tight-fitting lids.
Avoid plastic containing BPAs.
Type of milk
Out of refrigerator 77F or room temperature. No more than 4 hours.
In the refrigerator 40F. No more than 4 days.
Freezer shelf life is 6 to 12 months.
NOTE: Expressed milk from multiple sessions can be collected and poured into a single pitcher and subsequently divided into 3-4 ounce containers.
Thawed (previously frozen)
Out of refrigerator 77F or room temperature 1 to 2 hours.
In the refrigerator 40F. No more than 24 hours.
Freezer. NEVER refreeze breast milk that has already been thawed.
Milk left after feeding the baby (The baby didn´t drink all the milk contained in the feeding bottle)
It should be used within 2 hours after he stops drinking from a bottle.
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