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Can The Same Breastpump Milk Bottles Be Reused Or Refilled?

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Posted on Sat, 4 Nov 2017
Question: hello, once i express the milk with breastpump in to a bottle and regriferate, can i use the same bottle to fill it again and refrigerate?
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Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal (57 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
No,you have to change the bottle.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
Thanks for trusting hcm about your health care.
I have gone through your history and understand your concerns.
No,you have to change the bottle every time after expression of milk to avoid infection.
Hope found useful, feel free to ask more information.
Good luck.
Regards

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Follow up: Dr. Richa Agarwal (1 hour later)
okay thanks.. can i add the expressed milk to the bottle which already in refrigerator? as am expressing only the little amount abt 30ml.
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Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal (40 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Yes,you can do it.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
If you have clean bottle in refigrator,you can put expressed milk in it.
Hope found useful.
Good luck.
Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Richa Agarwal (4 hours later)
thank you. how often we can express milk with breastmilk.
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Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Every 2-3 hrs.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
Average we will prefer to breast feed baby in every 2 hrs. but in expression of milk you can do it in 3 hrly.
Hope found useful.
Good luck.
Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Can The Same Breastpump Milk Bottles Be Reused Or Refilled?

Brief Answer: No,you have to change the bottle. Detailed Answer: Hello dear, Thanks for trusting hcm about your health care. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. No,you have to change the bottle every time after expression of milk to avoid infection. Hope found useful, feel free to ask more information. Good luck. Regards