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Old 08-13-2012, 11:21 PM   #4
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Re: Frozen breastmilk smells?!

Originally Posted by wingedwhimsy View Post
I have over 1,500 i have to throw away because of this. If it's the same thing... It's because i have high lipase (sp) which causes the milk to break down faster. they say it's fine for the baby to drink, but mine wouldn't. it smelled (and tasted) like spit up so I would have felt horrible giving it to her. They say you can stop the milk from breaking down if you heat it to 180 degrees then quickly cool it down....
Don't throw out! I had same problem and I mixed flavored pedialyte with my milk (smelled like metal!) and my son drank it fine no issues. I used every last bit. Having lipase problem again this time and will likely do the same when he's older.
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