Why should you use a breast milk storage bag?

Milk storage bags are a useful accessory to pump and store milk when breast feeding, for moms who have excess milk or are not always available to feed their baby due to work or other reasons.

The benefits of breast milk are indisputable. During the initial stages where a baby is being exclusively breastfed, the mom’s breast milk is able to meet the entire nutritional needs of her baby.  However, as time goes on, moms’ milk supply may begin to reduce or she may return to work. As breast milk is the most powerful thing for your baby, opting to store it in a storage bag is a great option.

Breast milk is best stored in a sterile bag with a lock system, this will ensure that your baby’s nutritional needs, especially between three and nine months can be met.

Breast milk can be stored safely in bags in a fridge or freezer, giving you control and flexibility over your baby’s development and feeding schedule.  Breast milk can be stored for up to 8 hours at room temperature, up to a week in the fridge and up to 3 months in the freezer. After the storage bag has been opened, the same bag must not be used for a second time.

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