Freezing Breastmilk

August 3, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff Article Tags:

Bottle Feeding

The Question: Does long-term freezing of breast milk affect its integrity? The Study: Freshly expressed breast milk was divided into five samples: frozen for 72 hours, or 1, 3, 6, and 9 months. The samples were analyzed for pH (acidity), total number of bacteria colonies present, number of gram-positive and gram-negative colonies, and concentration of…

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