Collecting breast milk is a way of giving your baby breast milk in a bottle. If you collect milk, you can store it so you don't have to use it right away.
Storing breast milk lets you feed your baby later or allows someone else to do it. This is useful if you're going back to work or will be gone at feeding time. It's also a way to give your baby breast milk if he or she can't breastfeed.
Breast milk can be stored in the following ways:
Here are tips for storing breast milk safely.
Current as of:
February 23, 2022
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Sarah Marshall MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney MD - Family MedicineKirtly Jones MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Current as of: February 23, 2022
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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