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quick question, how long can you keep defrosted ebm in fridge?

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booyhoo Thu 25-Jun-09 23:12:03

see title please.

Seona1973 Fri 26-Jun-09 11:03:42

24 hours afaik

terramum Fri 26-Jun-09 13:29:35

EBM can be kept in a fridge for up to 8 days at 0-4 degrees for fresh or 24 hours for defrosted.

This page has all the details:
www.kellymom.com/bf/pumping/milkstorage.html

You might find this link useful as well:
www.kellymom.com/bf/pumping/reusing-expressedmilk.html

booyhoo Fri 26-Jun-09 22:46:59

thank you very much terramum, i didnt think it was anything as long as 8 days for fresh!!

terramum Sat 27-Jun-09 22:40:05

No probs booyoo smile...I expressed exclusively for my DS for 6 weeks & I know just how valuable EBM can be. We wouldn't have made it without knowing just how long it can be kept for.

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