How do I protect my breastmilk during a power outage?

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Community-based breastmilk sharing can be vital in times of emergency. Identifying local breastmilk resources, whether through family-to-family donation or via wet-nursing, can help provide breastmilk to the most vulnerable in a time of need. Please see this information “Infant Feeding in Disasters and Emergencies.” from the AAP.

For stored breastmilk, please follow these guidelines or these guidelines in case of a power outage or other emergency.

For dry ice and gel pack information, please visit this website and this website.

Freezing and re-freezing information can be found here.

Stay warm and be safe!