All You Need To Know About Breast Milk Cooler Bag
What is a breast milk cooler bag?
When can I use a breast milk cooler bag?
For modern mummies who are working or planning to travel, investing in a breast milk cooler bag is worth it.
• During work
The fridge that your company provides in the office might be used by everyone… or worst case, there is no fridge at all. Breast milk cooler bag is not the most practical option for working moms, but it is also your lifesaver to store your freshly expressed breast milk while at work.
• Traveling & shopping
For mummies who still breastfeed or producing breast milk, traveling & shopping might be challenging for you. The question is how to maintain breast milk supply? Where to store the breast milk after pumping? How to keep it at a cool temperature while being outdoors? Fret not, this hassle can be solved by having a breast milk cooler bag.
How long can I keep my breast milk in a milk cooler bag?
Can’t I just keep my breast milk in a non-cooler bag?
How to keep my breast milk in a breast milk cooler bag?
Type of breast milk cooler bag
1. Standard milk cooler storage
A typical breast milk cooler bag will look like a standard breast milk storage. There is no doubt that this type of bag can be found anywhere on the market, but it only has an insulated compartment that holds ice packs, breast milk packs, and bottles.
As the space is limited, it is not convenient enough to use this type of breast milk cooler bag especially when mommy wants to bring other baby’s essentials such as breast pump, diapers, etc.
This type of breast milk cooler bag is suitable for mommies who leave their little one with a childcare or mommies who didn't pumping outside other than home as the space is limited. Or other way, mommies need to bring another bag to keep the pumping gear.
2. Breast milk cooler backpack
Unlike standard breast milk cooler storage, a backpack can fit a lot of your little one’s essentials including a breast pump, diapers, baby’s romper and many more. The design can be quite traditional as its purpose is to maximize the functionality of the bag so mummies can fit a lot of things inside it.
Backpack also is the most safest and comfortable bag to bring as the straps are padded although the design could be quite tacky to be compared with other breast milk cooler bag. Smaller breast milk cooler bag can be more stylish with some varieties of designs.
3. Breast milk shoulder bag
Mummies can choose breast milk cooler bag that are usually designed to match their lifestyle such as; a breast milk shoulder bag. This kind of bag come with breast milk cooler storage which has compartments that include a milk cooler section, a breast pump section, and a general compartment for storing small items such as a purse, phone, and make-up.
Mummies who want to look stylish while taking care of the baby at the same time might consider this type of breast milk cooler bag. The shoulder breast milk cooler bag design also commonly fit with a lot of events.
The insulated compartment in Le Mere Duet Shoulder Bag can store up to 6 bottles together with a space for ice blocks/packs. This compartment of breast milk cooler bag can hold an ice pack up to 8-12 hours, you can double up the ice packs for a longer cooler time up to 16-24 hours.
Another alternative is mommy can use it as your lunch bag so you can keep your food warm until lunch time! With a mini pocket at the front, you also can keep your phone or purse in it. Guess a breast milk cooler bag can be more than a mommy's essential right?
As the material of Le Mere Duet Shoulder Bag is made from nylon, thus it is waterproof and wipeable. Cleaning up the bag if there’s any water spill on it will be less difficult. Other than that, this type of breast milk cooler bag is very light-weight and durable for long-term use.
Working moms who want to Be Trendy, Look Classy at the same time might as well consider the Le Mere Duet Shoulder Bag.