Storing Breastmilk Guidelines

  • Countertop: 3-4 hours at room temperature

    • Room temperature must not be higher than 85 degrees.  Containers should be covered and kept as cool as possible.​

  • Insulated cooler bag:  24 hours, keep ice packs in the cooler            with the milk containers and limit opening the cooler bag.

  • Refrigerator:  3 days

    • At or below 39 degrees​

  • Freezer:  2 weeks

    • At or below 5 degrees​