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Question: breast milk

 Amygirl - Sat Sep 25, 2004 10:54 pm

i need to know how long will breast milk hold up when put in the frige. also does it have a lot of fat in it? does it depend on what the mother eats or drinks?
 Dr. Russell M - Sun Sep 26, 2004 10:24 pm

User avatar Hi!

It is best to use the breast milk within 24 hours of refrigeration, although, it can be stored for 5 - 7 days. The freezer can store it upto 6 months. Do not refreeze after thawing. The breast milk contains essential fat for the baby. Maternal consumption of dairy products enhance breast milk production.

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