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Mixing 2 different expressed bottles?

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Novia Fri 10-May-13 22:20:34

Hi - just wondered if anyone could advise me please...?

I expressed 2oz of breast milk today, but didn't have time to do more. I want to add another 3oz tomorrow so my DH can feed the baby at lunchtime.

The first 2oz is in the fridge. Can I just express more into that bottle tomorrow morning? Or if not, can I express separately, cool it and then combine them? Are there any risks around this I should know about?

Thanks in advance for any help!

sleepyhead Fri 10-May-13 22:26:11

This Kellymom article on breastmilk storage suggests that it's best to cool the milk you're adding before combining with the milk in the fridge.

Loubyloulou88 Sat 11-May-13 07:23:17

When I express I cool each batch before mixing together. Read somewhere that you shouldn't mix room temp milk with chilled, but not sure why!!

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