Re: Breast Milk Storage Question
here are the guidelines according to LLL:
Human milk can be stored
-at room temperature (66-72°F, 19-22°C) for up to 10 hours
-in a refrigerator (32-39°F, 0-4°C) for up to 8 days
-in a freezer compartment inside a refrigerator (variable temperature due to the door opening frequently) for up to 2 weeks
-in a freezer compartment with a separate door (variable temperature due to the door opening frequently) for up to 3 to 4 months.
-in a separate deep freeze (0°F, -19°C) for up to 6 months or longer.
Aleina... born on Mother's Day, May 14, 2006...7lbs 4oz, 21.6 inches
Lauryn Elle...January 26, 2008...7lbs 15oz, 20 inches