First, you should always make sure to put any unused breast milk in the fridge within a half hour after your baby has stopped feeding. If you let the milk sit around longer than that, bacteria can start forming due to saliva that gets into the milk during feeding. Once you have put a bottle of breast milk in the fridge, the fat will begin to separate from the milk, so be sure to shake the container well before reheating.
To properly reheat the milk, warm some water on the stove and place the container of milk in the hot (but not boiling) water; never reheat breast milk in the microwave. Once you have reheated a partially used bottle of breast milk once, it is generally safe to reheat only one more time before discarding the unused portion.
However, use common sense—just like regular milk, if breast milk has gone bad you will be able to smell it! Just remember that each time you reheat a bottle of breast milk, it will lose some of its immunologic properties, so whenever possible try to pump only the amount that your baby can eat.
by Dame Scribe 5 years ago
Some health recommendations are saying that 'freshly' pumped breast milk should be made available for mothers. Alright, I'm one for fresh milk and baby's health but isn't milk from 'mother' better than from a unknown 'nanny' or two? I know it's been done in the past and those milk sources were from...
by Peeples 6 years ago
Would you ever cook with human breast milk?Do you cook with cow breastmilk?
by Allison Silvestro 3 years ago
http://allisonsilvestro.hubpages.com/hu … our-infantCurrently titled How to Pump Breastmilk for Your Infantthings to note:- if I google the title without quotes, it doesn't really come up. There are pages and pages of less relevant information that come up first.- google suggests I...
by Peeples 4 years ago
Why do we refer to cow's milk as just milk, but a woman's milk breast milk?Why don't we say cow's breast milk, or cow's teat milk? Is leaving out the source of the milk making it easier for everyone to consume it? Why don't we just say human milk instead of breast milk? (I know, weird question,...
by ElleBee 2 years ago
Crockpot experts - can I reheat prepared (heat &eat) soup in a crockpot without burning? See detailsThere's a potluck at a work event next week, and I'm supposed to be bringing a vegetarian dish. I was thinking I might do a squash & potato soup that I've made stove top before -...
by sushant143 8 years ago
I read the following article on breast milk cheesehttp://www.mahalo.com/breast-milk-cheeseis this really need ?
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