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Q&A: Can Milk Be Kept Frozen?

How long can I keep milk in the deep freezer?
ByErin van Vuuren
Updated
February 26, 2017
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Breast milk can be stored in a chest or upright deep freezer for a whopping six to 12 months. It does lose some quality as time passes, but it should taste okay — and it still offers better nutrition than infant formula. If you’re using a deep-freezer, store breast milk toward the back of the unit, where the temperature will be most constant.

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