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Carrying EBM out and about

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MissTwister Sun 02-Aug-15 18:00:16

Hi All

What's the best way to store EBM if I want to take it out and about after being refrigerated in the house? I am finding it weirdly hard to get any info on this!

thanks

Willowtree14 Sun 02-Aug-15 19:26:17

I would just put it in the bottle compartment of changing bag, and it was good for about 6 hours. Just warm in a pot of boiled water. If you needed it for longer then I'd take it in insulated lunchbox with freezer pack and it would be fine all day.

MissTwister Sun 02-Aug-15 20:45:24

ok great thanks, so for 6ish hours it doesn't need to be kept cold?

eurochick Sun 02-Aug-15 20:47:49

I used to use ice packs for cool bags if I was going to be out for a while. Luckily it didn't bother her to have it cold.

Lozzapops Sun 02-Aug-15 20:50:28

You could always freeze it, rather than refrigerate it, and then allow it to defrost whilst out and about. Then warm (if necessary) when ready to feed.

sleeponeday Sun 02-Aug-15 23:59:21

Fresh breastmilk has antibodies in, so it lasts longer than formula or cow's.

sleeponeday Mon 03-Aug-15 00:00:03

Here you go.

MissTwister Mon 03-Aug-15 11:38:58

Thanks all

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