Breastmilk storage guidelines

Part of the personalized service we provide with our Medela Symphony (hospital grade) breastpump rentals is talking to new moms about how to set up the pump and start using it.

A common question often comes up about how to store freshly expressed breastmilk until you are ready to feed baby. Medela has a great guide to help:

medela breast pumpsSome moms are surprised that breastmilk can be stored in the freezer for up to 12 months. Many of my clients have enough milk stored in their freezers to continue feeding breastmilk long after they have stopped breastfeeding.

The Medela Symphony breastpump is the most efficient double electric breastpump I have seen. If you decide you want to pump, you have to try a Symphony first!