Milk Storage & The 5 / 5 / 5 Rule
Learning how to store your breastmilk is foundational to pumping. From storage options, to proper labeling tips, our 5 / 5 / 5 rule simplifies the process.
How long can you leave it out, what are the rules around mixing temperatures, and how do you properly mark milk? These guidelines can feel overwhelming at the beginning. Our 5 / 5 / 5 rule simplifies the process: 5 hours at room temperature, 5 days in the fridge, and 5 months in the freezer as a general rule of thumb.