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Freezing breast milk

Hi ladies! Does anyone know if I can store Breast milk in ziplock freezer bags? The bags I have made specifically for breast milk don't close very well and I worry about freezer burn.

If you have any advice I'd love to hear it!
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I used to freeze mine in ice cube trays (each cube is one ounce) and then put the cubes in a Ziploc bag with the date. It was never freezer burnt and the cubes make it really easy.
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I bought milk storage bags. I never had a problem with any freezer burn. I have heard, not from experience that zip lock bags are not good for breast milk storage. Something anlut how sterilized  the bags are? But that is just what I have heard.
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What brand of bags are you using? I never had any problems. I do like the ice cube tray idea though. I used it for the baby food I made, I never thought about using it for breast milk..
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