for how long is breastmilk good if you freeze it?

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Happy - posted on 05/08/2012

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According to LLL: Preferably, human milk should be refrigerated or chilled right after it is expressed. Acceptable guidelines for storing human milk are as follows. Store milk:
•at room temperature (66-78°F, 19-26°C) for 4 hours (ideal), up to 6 hours (acceptable) (Some sources use 8 hours)
•in a refrigerator (♥9°f, 4="" c="" for="" 72="" hours="" ideal="" up="" to="" 8="" days="" acceptable="" li="">
•in a freezer (-0.4 to -4°F, -18 to -20°C) for 6 months (ideal) up to 12 months (acceptable)

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