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Thread: Loss of nutritional value

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Swartz Creek, MI

    Default Loss of nutritional value

    Does frozen breast milk loose nutrients? I was told this and I don't know how true it is.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Sunny Arizona

    Default Re: Loss of nutritional value

    If it is stored properly it shouldn't. I don't freeze milk so I'm not sure on the proper storage but you should be able to find it somewhere on this site.

    Amy married to my bestfriend since 10/30/04

    Proud SAHM to DS born 2/17/07 and DD born 9/11/08 Both weaned together 11/2011
    Currently milk, peach, peanut and tree nut free. DD has outgrown her wheat, cheese, egg, garlic, and citrus allergies

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2007

    Default Re: Loss of nutritional value

    I think I heard it might lose some when you reheat it, but keep this in mind: Milk banks pastureize the milk they get from donors to kill bacteria and viruses. Even after pastureization, the milk still has many of it's immunological properties and is still hands down MUCH better for baby nutrionally than any formula you can get on the market.

    If you don't believe me, check out this out: http://www.hmbana.org/index.php?mode=processing
    Momma to K 05/24/07 (due 05/31/07)
    Momma to I, 06/04/10 VBAC'd (due 05/31/10). Read about it here

    Exclusive Pumper to first for 18 months.
    I got my VBAC!

    Struggling with nursing but one way or another breast milk is all they get.

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