Breast milk storage questions

posted 2 years ago in Parenting
Post # 2
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

MrsDusso :  I only ever stored a max of 4oz, because that’s the most she’d drink at once. But, I do highly recommend freezing some bags with smaller portions as well (1 or 2 oz) so you have the option to top the baby off without thawing out a whole new 8oz.

Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

I’d do 4 oz bags and some 1-2 oz “snack” bags. 

Post # 4
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2012

I stored 4 ounces and 2 ounces.

Post # 5
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I also put 3-4 oz in each bag, later on I think max of 5 oz when he was older. I laid them flat and put them in freezer bins. When I pumped at work I let them cool completely and then combined milk from the day. 

Post # 6
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

I usually stored between 3-5 oz per bag.

It’s fine to combine milk from different pump sessions as long as you let it cool first.

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