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You can keep breast milk refrigerated for 24 hours without worry. Anything over 48 hours is risky. If you wish to keep your milk longer than this, freeze it immediately. It should be able to stay good for up to three months frozen. However, once you thaw it out, it must be used immediately in order not to risk going back and upsetting baby.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|