I see many other mothers have deep freezers with lots and lots of breast milk. How much should I store?

This is very subjective. Most of the time, if you are a working mum and have regular hours and within the first six months there is no possibility of travelling or being apart from your baby, then we recommend to prepare for a week, just in case of emergencies.

The only reason to store more is if your job requires you to travel or to be on call. Mothers who have jobs with such requirements really need to store more because they may be away from baby for a longer time.

Sometimes mothers who are not producing that much take it negatively when they see other mothers posting photos of large supplies of breast milk. It can demotivate them instead of motivate them.

Each mother will have different needs. The individual needs to address how much breast milk she needs to store because of her job or if she needs to travel.

Excerpt fromĀ Answering breastfeeding questions ( Thots N Tots & SusuIbu.Com )

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