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Can anyone recommend Breast milk freezer bags that don't leak please?

(15 Posts)
Havingkittens Sat 16-Nov-13 23:15:14

I've been using Lansinoh ones up to now but they often seem to get holes in and leak. Are there any that are better?

AShowerOfBastards Sat 16-Nov-13 23:20:17

I used Boots ones though both of my babies, never had an issue with leaking.

sleepdodger Sat 16-Nov-13 23:34:18

Don't overfill
Buy cheap ones (hone bargains or tesco?) and double bag!
I put say 4 bags into a Tupperware box to protect them from knocks in freezer

Havingkittens Sun 17-Nov-13 10:40:22

That's a good idea sleepdodger. I hadn't even thought of other things in the freezer causing the bags to tear! Doh confused

troublegirl Sun 17-Nov-13 20:01:12

i use reusable bottles - fit straight onto pump
can be washed, sterilised and reused - cost less than £1 a bottle and no risk of leaks.
got mine off ebay

Liveinthepresent Sun 17-Nov-13 23:17:01

I came on to say Lansinoh - never leaked - I let all the air out and put them on a specific shelf.

MrsSpencerReid Sun 17-Nov-13 23:18:43

I had this problem and tried several types of bags, in the end I decided the trick was to be really careful with them, especially once frozen!!

TangoTarantella Sun 17-Nov-13 23:20:49

I use the medela ones and they haven't leaked

leonardofquirm Sun 17-Nov-13 23:21:53

I came on to say Lansinoh too!

I kept mine in a plastic tub in the freezer to protect them and never had any leaks.

leonardofquirm Sun 17-Nov-13 23:22:38

No lid just stopped them sliding around and getting damaged.

ElleCloughie Sun 17-Nov-13 23:38:47

I've used the Medela bags with no problems

StealthToddler Sun 17-Nov-13 23:43:18

I have used Medela for 4 babies - never had a problem.

Havingkittens Sun 17-Nov-13 23:43:21

Plastic tub/tupperware sounds like a good solution, or double bagging. I will try both. I wish I could be careful but we have quite a small freezer, which we share with our lodger too, so even though I try to keep a designated area for milk they do get knocked about by other stuff. Reusable bottles won't work as they'd take up too much space. I like the fact that the bags store flat.

Havingkittens Sun 17-Nov-13 23:43:55

Oh, and I meant to say, thanks for all the ideas grin

sleepdodger Tue 19-Nov-13 22:00:26

Ahh your last sentence re storing them flat is the issue, need to be upright I think?

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