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Hello,<br><br>
DP pumps and freezes when she is at work so I and the babysitter can feed DS while she is away. We usually thaw a 6oz bag of milk, which he eats over the course of a few hours. Recently, I read that you shouldn't let thawed breastmilk stand at all at room temperature.<br><br>
So, should I be feeding DS and then throwing away the rest, defrosting only tiny amounts (I don't quite know how to do this logistically), or is it okay for one defrosted bottled to be used two or three times over the course of a few hours.<br><br>
I haven't seen any horrible reactions in DS. He does have reflux, so he spits up a lot, so it might be hard to distinguish something related to milk as opposed to something related to the reflux.<br><br>
Opinions on this?<br><br>
thanks!<br>
megin
 

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My Ameda fridge magnet says thawed BM can be at room temp 66-72F for 1 hour.<br><br>
Thawed BM is ok for 24 hours in the fridge (32-39F) so why not thaw the milk, put it in say 2 bottles of 3 oz each and then keep the 2nd bottle in the fridge.<br><br>
How old is he? When dd was a newborn, I would freeze milk is 2 or 4 oz bags due to this problem. And it's horrible to do, but some would invariably get wasted. It really hurts tipping BM out <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">
 
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