- Lump in the Breast
- Unusual change in the size or shape of the breast
- One breast unusually lower than the other
- New dimpling in the nipple
- Puckering of the skin of the breast
- Swelling of the upper arm
- Change in skin of the nipple
- Discharge or bleeding from the nipple
- Enlargement lymph nodes at neck or under the arm
Breast milk usually stays fresh depending on where you store it. Here are some temperature or storage and the time frame that your milk stays fresh.
• If your milk is stored at a room temperature (not more than 25degrees Celsius) it stays fresh up to six hours.
• If you store it in a fridge at four degrees or colder it stays fresh up until the fifth day.
• If you store it in a cold box with ice it will stay fresh up to 24 hours.
• If you put it in a fridge’s freezer it will last for two weeks
• And if you put it in a home freezer that is at 18 degrees C or lower, it will last up to six months.
When storing your milk just be sure that you washed your hand very well and the storage bottle is 100% sterilized. Remember infants are prone to bacteria’s. So you better be sure that your baby is drinking your milk that is not exposed to bacteria.