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    Default Breastmilk freezing

    I read a book on freezing breastmilk 50 ml so that small amounts can be given and topped up if required. Does anyone know if i freeze in standard ice-cubes how many cubes equal to 50 ml and how to keep the milk clean because it doesnt have any covers?

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    You can buy baby food freezer trays with lids.
    And ice trays are different sizes so is just use a medicine cup to measure how much.


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    Measure 50mls in a measure cup or from the bottles you expressed into. Then pour into zip lock bags or you can buy special pouches from the chemist. Zip lock bags are fine. Though I liked the special pouches because they 'stood up' on their own.
    I thought this was way better than ice Cube trays. It also means you can stand the bag up in warm water to defrost or leave out on the bench to defrost.


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    I agree with Tamtam - buy the proper milk storage bags. They aren't expensive and are much more convenient, especially if taking to someone's house.

    They have the measurements on them, are easier to store in gaps in the freezer, defrost in cup of warm water really fast etc

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    You can buy swisspers brand quite cheaply from chemist warehouse online

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    Just be warned. . If you really want to keep track of how many mls don't go by the side of the milk storage bags. ..is not very accurate sometimes.
    Swisspers are good. .ebay you can get bags cheap too.

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    The best thing to buy IMO is the breastmilk trays.

    They allow you to freeze milk in 30 ML sticks. You can then store these sticks in ziplock bags - super easy to store as they stack quite nicely.

    When you need to make a bottle, just take out the number of sticks you need (4 for a 120ml bottle) and put then straight in the bottle.
    Because of their size they fit in the average size bottle.

    Thats what I bring to bub's carrer when I leave for work : a bottle with a few sticks inside still frozen. No more ebm waste!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lili81 View Post
    The best thing to buy IMO is the breastmilk trays.

    They allow you to freeze milk in 30 ML sticks. You can then store these sticks in ziplock bags - super easy to store as they stack quite nicely.

    When you need to make a bottle, just take out the number of sticks you need (4 for a 120ml bottle) and put then straight in the bottle.
    Because of their size they fit in the average size bottle.

    Thats what I bring to bub's carrer when I leave for work : a bottle with a few sticks inside still frozen. No more ebm waste!
    These sound awesome. Wish I had known about them!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tamtam View Post
    Just be warned. . If you really want to keep track of how many mls don't go by the side of the milk storage bags. ..is not very accurate sometimes.
    Swisspers are good. .ebay you can get bags cheap too.

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    I write the mls according to the bottle :-)

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