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    Default Should I continue to breastfeed?

    Quote Originally Posted by kw123 View Post
    Ummm where in China are you going?
    Shanghai I know it's a big city and is quite good in terms of hygiene and safety.

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    How long can you freeze breast milk for?
    3 months :thumbup:

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    If it were me I would continue. By 9 months you won't be feeding that often and I think it will be hard for her to be away from you for 2 weeks as it is - to be able to resume bf'ing when you get back would be wonderful.

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    3 months :thumbup:

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    I thought it was 6 months in a deep freezer?

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    Default Re: Should I continue to breastfeed?

    Yeah I think officially 6 months in deep freeze. Which I take to mean actually forever hahaha. It won't go off.

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    I thought it was 6 months in a deep freezer?
    Yes, sorry I was just talking about a normal freezer. In deep freeze it can be kept for 6-12 months.

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    I wasn't sure, hence the ?

    What it a deep freezer? A chest freezer?

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    Yup, a freezer that doesn't have afoot that gets opened regularly. Breastmilk stays safe for at least a year, but some of the nutrients might break down as time goes by. By nine months she will be using a cup, so don't worry about bottles. Two weeks milk for a 9 month old would be approximately 400-500 ml a day, 7 litres or so. Express 100ml a day for 3. Months and you'll be fine. Or just pump and dump whilst you are away and give formula. She'll re calibrate your supply when you get back.

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