Category Archives: Collecting and Storing Milk

Feeding the Freezer

on July 30, 2014 in Breastfeeding, Collecting and Storing Milk, Pumping at Work

Many mothers are anxious to collect extra milk for their babies in anticipation of time apart. You may be thinking about being away for a few hours or perhaps you will be returning to work or school in a few weeks or months.

So when can you start pumping? When and how often should you express extra milk? How much should you store? How long is milk good for in the freezer? And when should you introduce a bottle to your baby?

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