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Mum

I have a two month old and don't yet have a programme for feeding. How can I store breast milk when I get back to work?

Congratulations on your feeding going well! I have the same pump, it's great. I have struggled storing milk but here's what I've been told to do: after each feed, pump for about one hour (I do 20 minutes on each breast). I then store the milk in the fridge or put it in a freezer milk storage bag. It can stay in the fridge of five days and in the freezer for six months. I store about 3-6oz at a time. Make sure you date the bags otherwise you'll lose track!

Mum
Mum

If you're struggling with knowing when to pump milk to store because your baby wants to feed regularly, you can pump from one side while you breastfeed from the other.