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##### Asked by: Weimin Khalifa

family and relationships daycare and pre school# How long does formula last when mixed?

**onehour**, throw it out.

Likewise, people ask, how long is formula good for after mixed?

**Formula** that's been prepared should be consumedorstored in the refrigerator within 1 hour. If it has been atroomtemperature for more than 1 hour, throw it away. And if yourbabydoesn't drink all the **formula** in the bottle, throw awaytheunused portion — do not save it for later.

**breast milk**can be keptat

**room temperature**for up to six hours. However, use orproperstorage within four hours is optimal. If the

**room**isespecially warm, the limit is also four hours.Insulatedcooler.

In respect to this, how long do formula bottles last in the fridge?

A prepared (but untouched) bottle of formula canbestored in the back of the fridge for **24 hours**.Openedcontainers of ready-to-feed and liquid concentrate formulasaregood for **48 hours**. Powdered formula should be usedwithinone month of opening the can or tub.

In the first four to six months when your babyisn'teating any solids, here's a simple rule of thumb: Offer 2.5ouncesof **formula** per pound of body weight each day. Forexample,if your baby weighs 6 pounds, you'll give her about 15ounces of**formula** in a 24-hour period.