Some mothers find it very beneficial express milk and store it to feed their babies later. For this reason, we offer a range of data that will serve you much help to store and heat breast milk in the right way.
How is breast milk stored?
After you have removed the breast milk should separate it into baby bottles of 120 ml which is, on average, the amount of milk a baby consumes. Breast milk should be stored in previously sterilized bottles, and then put them in the fridge. It is important to mark the date and time you extracted milk and have a time control bottles.
How long can you store breast milk?
• Breast milk is stored at room temperature (25 ° C) can stay fresh for 4-8 hours after being removed
• Breast milk is stored in the refrigerator (0 to 4 ° C) may remain available Baby drinking for about 2 or 3 days after being removed
• Breast milk is stored in the freezer (-18 ° C) can stay fresh for 3 to 4 months
It is extremely important to have in mind the data provided, since milk intake exceeding these limits may be contaminated, so the baby could get sick if consumed.
How warm milk?
There milk heaters on the market that can help you avoid extra work. However, you can do the same process at home by performing the following steps:
1. Remove the milk from the refrigerator and place it under the kitchen faucet
2. Open the hot water faucet slightly for a few seconds
3. Wait until the milk is at a suitable temperature. It is best to try and verify that that indeed is at a suitable temperature to be consumed by the baby
If the milk is stored in the freezer, defrosting must overnight before being heated.
How long is the milk?
The milk must be consumed in no more than 24 hours after being thawed.
Can you re-store the milk?
Once the baby has drunk his milk should discard the remains. It is important to note that breast milk was consumed by the baby and is contaminated, so it should not be placed back in the fridge.