How to Use Your Breast Milk Powder
Rehydrated Breast Milk
- Cover prepared bottles not used immediately.
- If bottle was made with warm water, use within 1 hour then discard any unused milk
- If bottle was made with cold or room temp water, it may be stored in the fridge for up to 24 hours as long as baby has not fed from the bottle. Discard any unused milk.
- Do not refrigerate or store bottle after baby has started feeding. Discard any milk left over from feeding.
- Do not freeze rehydrated milk.
- Be sure to clean and sanitize the bottle before its next use.
- Store sealed pouches in a cool, dry, indoor place—not in vehicles, garages, or outdoors.
- Once a pouch is opened, store in a cool, dry place with the zipper tightly sealed.
- For Singles Packaging, discard unused powder after 5 days.
- For Saver Packaging, discard unused powder after 30 days.
- Discard entire pouch if moisture is introduced at any time.
- Do not store your scoop inside the pouch! Keep in a clean, dry place between uses.
- Do not use past expiration date printed on the custom label.
Incorporating into Solid Foods
Your powdered breast milk can also be incorporated into solid foods even after weaning for a nutritional boost! Simply sprinkle a little on your child's favorite foods, and mix in. Here are a few tips:
- Each ounce of frozen breast milk will yield approximately 0.1oz (2 teaspoons) of breast milk powder.
- Make sure that the powder is mixed in thoroughly to the food to prevent accidental powder inhalation.
- After you open a bag of your breast milk powder, remember to re-seal the zipper! The powder will rapidly start to attract moisture if left unsealed, which can lead to bacterial growth as your milk was not pasteurized during the freeze-drying process. For this reason, once the bag has been opened, it should be re-sealed and used within 3 days.
Milkify Singles Instruction Label Guide
*note that the total volume of the bottle will be about 10% larger than this once the water is added to the powder