Frequently Asked Questions
For how long is breastmilk that has been refrigerated/frozen safe to consume?
We recommend following these breastmilk storage guidelines:
(not for preterm babies)
Where temperature storage time
At room temperature 66-78°F (19-26°C) 4-6 hour
Cooler with ice packs 59° F (15°C) 24 hours
In a refrigerator <39°F (<4°C) 3-8 days
In a freezer 0-4°F (-18—15°C) 6-12 months
Sticking to these guidelines will make sure your breast milk retain all the nutrients that are vital for your little one’s health.