Freshly expressed into a closed container
6-8 hrs (26C or lower). If refrigeration is available, store milk there.
No more than 72 hours. Store in the back where its coldest.
2 weeks in freezer compartment inside refrigerator (-15C)
3 months in freezer section of refrigerator with separate door (-18C)6-12 months in deep freeze (-20C*)
Previously frozen – thawed i8n refrigerator buit not warmed
4 hours or less (ie the next feed)
Store in refrigerator 24 hours
Do not refreeze
Thawed outside refrigerator in warm water
For completion of feed
Hold for 4 hours or until next feed
Do not refreeze
Infant has begun feeding
Only for the completion of the feed, then discard
*Chest or upright manual defrost deep freezer that is opened infrequently and maintains ideal temperature
Information reproduced from National Health and Medical Research Council 2012, Infant Feeding Guidelines NHMRC, Canberra p59
All parts can be sterilised.
- Disassemble and wash all pump parts
- Sterilise all pump parts
- After sterilisation, completely air dry before assembly and next use.
- Handle the milk valve with care, so the tip is not damaged
- Do not use a stiff brush
⦁ POLYPROPYLENE – Pump Body, Handle, Stem, Stand/Funnel Cover, Bottle, Cap, Hood, Wide Neck Bottle Adaptor
⦁ SILICONE RUBBER – Milk Valve, Teat
TPE (SEPS) – Sealing Disc, Handle Grip
Microwave, Steam, Boiling, Chemical, Autoclave – Parts which CANNOT be autoclaved – Pump Body, Handle, Stem, Stand/Funnel Cover, Bottle, Cap, Hood, Wide Neck Bottle Adaptor
Do not sterilise using dry heat, or ultraviolet (UV) rays.