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milk storage question

I posted this in the Breastfeeding community as well, but I figured I'd post her as well, since this community tends to get more visitors.

I pump twice a day at work, and usually get around 14-15 oz out of those two sessions, so I bring 2 8 oz storage bottles with me and that's always been enough.  But my breasts are apparently on overdrive today, and I just got 14 oz (!!) out of just the first session.  I'm really excited that I got that amount (is it weird to say I'm proud of my boobs? lol) but I don't have enough room in the bottles now for my second session, since I usually get at least 5 oz out of that pumping session.  Is it ok if I store the extra milk TEMPORARILY (about 3-4 hours) in a water bottle? Or can the BPA in the bottle leak into the milk that fast?  I hate to waste a pumping session, since I'm trying to build back up my freezer supply, but I of course don't want to make any of the milk unhealthy.
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1352892 tn?1338221505
i have no idea on string it i never did . but about having more milk today if you eat more or some kinds of food you will produce more milk
160254 tn?1271000078
I wouldn't put it in a water bottle if it were me.  I would buy some cheap breast milk freezer bags to have them on hand for the next time.  These either tie with a twist tie or they zip closed.  You can get a huge amount for a few bucks at Target.  Sounds like you are doing great with the breastfeeding!!!!!!
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