How to warm breast milk from a refrigerator
Breast milk is an ideal product for baby nutrition. It is well absorbed and in composition is suitable for this particular child, it is due to the characteristics of the female body, inherent in nature. What to do if the mother does not have the opportunity to always be around, feed the baby with the breast? It is only necessary to stock up with breast milk: store it in a chilled or frozen form. And how correctly to warm up breast milk to keep in it all useful properties?
The difference between the preparation of frozen and chilled milk
Expressed breast milk can be stored at room temperature for 4 hours, after heating the product should be consumed in no more than 45 minutes. In the heated milk is a rapid oxidation reaction, so freshly cut breast milk is better not to heat, so it will last longer, do not spoil.
In the refrigerator, it can be stored for 4-5 days, it can be quickly extracted and heated in any convenient way. But the frozen product, which is stored for up to six months, requires a preliminary defrost in the refrigerator. Defrosting should be gradual. In order to avoid problems with the longitude of the process, several containers can be laid out in advance. So they will gradually and evenly melt. Even after complete dissolution of all the particles, we can proceed to the heating phase. When milk is needed urgently, and only freezing is available, a method of gradually heating under running water is used.
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