Recommendations for the storage of breast milk

December 22, 2012

 recommendations for storage of breast milk
 Feeding the baby Baby man, though with a little finger  Baby man, though with a little finger
   few people does not cause absolutely no problems. Life is unpredictable and sometimes mums have to leave, go to the hospital or traveling on business, and charging to feed the child to someone else. Let's talk about how, in such cases, to store breast milk.

 Recommendations for the storage of breast milk

How to store breast milk

Expressed breast milk can be stored in the refrigerator or in the freezer, in clean, airtight containers. Each container should be written, what time it was decanted milk. If necessary, you can just top up your milk in containers with refrigerated or frozen milk.

 Recommendations for the storage of breast milk

How long can I store breast milk

Breast milk for healthy, full term children can be stored:

  • At room temperature (25 C) - from 4 to 10 hours;
  • In the refrigerator (0 to -3.9 C) - up to 8 days;
  • In a freezer at a temperature of -4 C to -17.9 - to two weeks;
  • In a freezer at a temperature below -18 C - from six to twelve months. Hold containers breast milk should not on a freezer door, and the rear wall where the temperature is kept around -20 C.

To defrost the milk, to shift container in the refrigerator. Defrost process takes on average night. Use it for 24 hours after it is thawed.

If the child is drinking breast milk from a bottle, the residue can be stored and used only for an hour - then it can start reproduction of a potentially dangerous bacteria.

Different sources can be found a variety of recommendations on how long you can store breast milk - this applies both to storage at room temperature or in the refrigerator and in the freezer. If it causes you serious doubts, you can consult with your doctor.

 Recommendations for the storage of breast milk

What breast milk can be stored in a freezer

Although some women just in case decanted and frozen rather large amounts of milk, in most cases it makes sense to put in the freezer a few containers of not more than 120 ml. Send them the date and time when you express milk, not to keep them too long. It is not necessary to freeze the 0.5 liter and the more than 1 liter of milk in the same container - there is a chance that some of you do not have time to use after thawing, and it will have to be discarded.

Breast milk can be frozen, not only in a special bottle, but, for example, in forms for ice cubes (of course, they must be carefully pre-wash). If necessary, you can defrost as many cubes as you need to fill a milk bottle.

 Recommendations for the storage of breast milk

Frozen breast milk changes color - is this normal?

Color of frozen or refrigerated milk in the refrigerator may differ from fresh breast milk, but that does not mean that it has deteriorated. When storing the milk may acquire an orange, bluish, yellowish or brownish tint - all this is in the normal range. Furthermore, when the milk is stored in the refrigerator, it can exfoliate - it is also normally, and sufficient to shake the bottle, so that it regained uniform consistency.

 Recommendations for the storage of breast milk

How to clean the milk container and suction chest

Before the first use of any of the milk container and a suction breast those items that will be in contact with the breast or milk should be boiled for 5-10 minutes. Pay attention to the manufacturer's recommendations with respect to boiling.

You can also use commercial antimicrobial agents, one boiling efficient and is cheap.

Then, suction breast parts must be washed with soap and hot water after each use. Containers for milk and rubber tips should be boiled before each use during the first three months of life. Otherwise, there is a big risk to put on the child's body bacteria, which the immune system The immune system - how it works?  The immune system - how it works?
   until you can handle.

 Recommendations for the storage of breast milk

Can I reheat chilled breast milk in a microwave oven

In the microwave oven milk (and not only it) it is warmed evenly. Part of the milk often gets very hot, the other reaches normal temperature, because of what you can decide that the milk is ready to drink, and the child can get burned. The best way to warm a bottle of milk in a pan of warm water, then drop a little milk on the inside of your wrist and when the temperature is normal, to start feeding. Furthermore, today there is a special device for heating the milk, which can be used both at home and in the car.

To defrost breast milk in a microwave oven should not be too - defrost for foods that you eat yourself. To quickly defrost the milk, put the bottle in a container of warm water, and remember to change the water, bit by increasing its temperature.

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Bioparox breastfeeding: if the active ingredient gets into the milk?

September 12, 2011

 Bioparox breastfeeding
 Bioparox breastfeeding is not recommended, at the time of its application is better to interrupt breastfeeding. This recommendation Bioparox producers due to the fact that clinical studies in nursing mothers have not been conducted, so why take the risk?

 Bioparox breastfeeding: if the active ingredient gets into the milk?

Breast-feeding and antibiotics

Not all antibiotics can be taken during breastfeeding. Some antibiotics are rapidly absorbed into the blood, go out on a woman's milk and get to the baby, giving it a negative impact.

Not all manufacturers are experiencing antibiotics to women who are breast-fed children. Therefore, the choice of antibiotics that can be compatible with breastfeeding is not so wide. And as the woman may interrupt treatment at the time of breast-feeding, that is, whether it makes sense to take risks?

 Bioparox breastfeeding: if the active ingredient gets into the milk?

Bioparox and its effects on the nursing mother

Bioparox is an antibiotic that is available in aerosol and has only local impact. Pharmaceutical manufacturer (Laboratory Servier, France) states that the drug is not absorbed into the blood and has no overall impact on the body. Do not believe a reputable pharmaceutical company there is no reason. Why, then, it is not recommended for use during breast Breastfeeding - a personal choice  Breastfeeding - a personal choice

The fact that the pharmaceutical industry is working strictly by the rules. Any new drug that enters the pharmaceutical market should go certain stages of manufacture and test its security. Begins its journey with a chemical drug lab, and then check it in other laboratory animals. The final step is a clinical trial carried out in different patient population.

Such contingent as pregnant women and nursing mothers are not always involved in the clinical trials. If such tests are not the reason, the preparation of this group of patients is not indicated. And rightly so, who knows, maybe in a few years it will show that in this case there are any complications.

 Bioparox breastfeeding: if the active ingredient gets into the milk?

So what do the nursing mother if she is ill?

Just in time, the child will have to feed the baby formula Dairy mixture - selection of useful power  Dairy mixture - selection of useful power
 And to express milk so that it is not lost. The latter condition is important: a woman's body is designed so that as the baby sucks the milk, as it then arrives. Short break (bioparoks prescribed course for 7 - 10 days), if a woman is properly bounds expressing her milk, should not be too much impact on the amount of milk. When the child is re-attached to the breast, the milk supply will increase rapidly.

Meanwhile, the mother will use aerosol Bioparox strictly according to the scheme: every 4 hours for one session. Session inhalation aerosol consists of 4 injections in the mouth or two injections in each nostril (also obtained 4 injections). The duration of treatment prescribed by a doctor, but it usually does not exceed 10 days. For too long, use the drug is contraindicated.

 Bioparox breastfeeding: if the active ingredient gets into the milk?

What is the effect on the body bioparoks nursing mothers

This drug acts locally. His microparticles penetrate into the remotest corners of the upper respiratory tract and respiratory tract and deposited it on the mucous membrane, destroying them sensitive pathogens. Sensitivity to bioparoks show almost all opportunistic and pathogenic bacteria that live on the mucous membranes of the respiratory tract, as well as the fungus Candida that cause thrush, which is very important during breastfeeding as the child often develops oral thrush.

Local effects Bioparox infectious agent does not spread further and cause complications. Bioparox apply in the case of a woman who breastfeeds, started some bacterial infection of the nose and throat or a viral infection complicated by a bacterial infection. It can be an inflammation of the tonsils (tonsillitis, exacerbation of chronic tonsillitis), pharynx (throat), larynx (laryngitis), bronchi and trachea (tracheobronchitis), nasal cavity and paranasal sinus (rhinitis, sinusitis Sinusitis - when a puncture is required  Sinusitis - when a puncture is required
 , Sinusitis).

In any of these diseases bioparoks suspend infection. But prescribe this drug should only doctor who determines which case, you can assign a local antibiotic, and when it will not be enough. Same thing with the course of treatment - only a specialist can determine the duration of treatment and the possible transition to a different antibiotic treatment Antibiotics - whether they will help you in the foreseeable future?  Antibiotics - whether they will help you in the foreseeable future?

Bioparox used for the treatment of nursing mothers, but only when the child is temporarily weaned. And this is not a formality - such clear rules to avoid potential complications from the baby.

Galina Romanenko

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