Stored Milk Information

Milk that has been in the freezer for seven months or less can be donated once the donor screening 4 step process is finished. Milk donation can occur if:

  • Each bag or bottle is dated with the date that it was pumped
  • It was frozen within 4 days (less than 24 hours preferred) of pumping
  • It does not contain restricted medication or alcohol

Learn how to keep your breast pump kit clean (Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Storing, Thawing, Handling Donor Milk (Source: Best Practice for Expressing, Storing, and Handling Human Milk in Hospitals, Homes, and Child Care Settings, 4th Edition, 2019, HMBANA.)