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    Default frozen milk...

    how do you thaw it out and how soon do you have to use it after thawing it?

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    thaw in the refrigerator, and all guidelines say to use within 24 hours. in practice in my family we could stretch that a little bit, but it never re-heated (for a 2nd feed) without spoiling. it'll be obvious when it's spoiled.
    DS1 6/7/11
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    Default Re: frozen milk...

    I thaw under running warm to hot water. I prefer to thaw in the fridge, but I forget
    Susan
    Mama to my all-natural boys: Ian, 9-4-04, 11.5 lbs; Colton, 11-7-06, 9 lbs, in the water; Logan, 12-8-08, 9 lbs; Gavin, 1-18-11, 9 lbs; and an angel 1-15-06
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    Default Re: frozen milk...

    you can also use cool water - that way you won't kill any of the goodness. thaw in refrigerator is the best.

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