-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Expressed breast milk can be frozen for
later use. The Nemours Foundation says it's important to use
sterile bottles or hard plastic cups with tight caps, or "nursing
bags" that are specially designed to store breast milk.
The containers should be labeled with the date they were frozen.
And fresh milk should never be added to milk previously stored.
The foundation adds these suggestions:
Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
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