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Quick q about EBM thawing

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Buckets Wed 10-Sep-08 12:55:09

I know you're not supposed to add fresh to frozen milk but can you defrost 2 bags of milk to mix together? I have lots of little 1-2oz bags collected via shells, not sure how to use them.

Cryptoprocta Wed 10-Sep-08 13:32:31

Yep, this shouldn't be a problem as long as they are all "in date". It's easier to defrost smaller bags too. Just remember to give the defrosted milk a good shake in the bottle to disperse the fat - think of the layer of cream that gathers in whole milk.

likessleep Wed 10-Sep-08 13:51:45

Absolutely fine.
Only watch out is that mixing milks of different temperatures can cause problems. As long as similar temps, fine to mix.

Buckets Wed 10-Sep-08 13:53:29

Good-o, thanks for that. It does seem to be quite a lot more flexible than formula doesn't it?

likessleep Wed 10-Sep-08 13:58:24

Totally is.
Is great to have a bottle in the fridge, grandparents come around and all they need to do is to warm it through! No measuring/kettle boiling/scooping/chilling/making sure drunk in an hour grin

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