CDC Guidelines for Breastmilk Storage

The CDC has updated their guidelines on breastmilk storage!

 

Here is a breakdown of the new 4-4-6 rule:

🍼 4 hours: Breastmilk can be stored at room temperature for 4 hours.

🍼 4 days: Breastmilk can be stored in a refrigerator for 4 days.

🍼 6 months: Breastmilk can be stored for in the freezer for 6 months OR up to 12 months in a deep freezer set to -4 °F (-20 °C).

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