Heads up breastfeeding and expressing mamas, we have excellent, eco-friendly news!
As most breastfeeding mums quickly come to realise, with a breastfeeding babe often comes the need for a way to store excess breastmilk.
Whether you choose to express so you can head back to work or have someone else feed your baby, or simply because you have a bountiful milk supply and don’t want to see it go to waste, many breastfeeding mums find themselves with a stash of ‘liquid gold’ saved in the freezer at some stage.
Use once and toss
To cut down on the space it takes up, many mums inevitably turn to freezable plastic storage bags rather than bulky bottles or containers – but did you know that while there are many kinds of these bags on the market, until now, none of them have been suitable for reusing more than a handful of times? In fact, many are made for single-use only. And while they are made from food-grade plastics, these bags are still a problem for our environment once they hit landfill.
Which does not sit well with the modern-day, eco-loving mamas amongst us! We’re all about reducing our environmental footprint these days, and thank goodness for that.
Finally, a breastmilk storage solution that ticks every box
Which is why we’re excited to hear about this brilliant new innovation. Meet Junobie – the world’s first eco-friendly, totally reusable breastmilk storage bags!
Junobie reusable breastmilk storage bags are made from durable, food-grade silicone and are free from BPA, BPS, PVC, latex, and phthalates, meaning there is no risk of any nasties leaching into your baby’s milk during freezing or reheating.
These nifty storage bags are dishwasher safe, microwave safe, boil safe and can also be cleaned using the accompanying cleaning brush (sold separately), which doubles as a handy bottle teat cleaner, reaching perfectly into the very tip of the nipple.
Each pouch holds approximately 180ml to allow for expansion of breastmilk when freezing, and are also cleverly designed to be free-standing to minimise the risk of spilling any of the precious liquid within, and to conserve space in your freezer.
But don’t worry, thanks to the clever slider which secures the top of the Junobie bags, they’re also leak-proof, so you can go ahead and lie them down if that’s how you prefer to store them – and no more stressing about leaks in your bag after pumping at work or on the go.
These clever, earth-friendly bags tick every box for modern mamas. And since you’re not throwing them away only to buy more, you’ll also save money while you save the earth at the same time.
Junobie reusable breastmilk storage bags and cleaning brush are available via Milkbar Breastpumps.