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I know if it is room temp or warm formula it's an hour, and I know if they have eaten from the bottle it is an hour. But I don't know if the formula is cold and hasn't been eaten from if it is still an hour or not.
Right now we have ready-to-feed stuff and I want to know if we got somewhere for 2 hours or whatever, if I can just take a cold bottle and feed it to him whenever he wants it (since it will still be cold from the fridge for a while), or if I NEED to keep it cold until he is ready for it, then warm it to room temp.
I don't know the "right" scientific answer, but I can research for a bit and try to find it.
Here is my rule of thumb: If I wouldn't drink a glass of milk that has been out that long, she shouldn't either. I will typically give a bottle of refrigerated, cold formula a few hours. For instance, if we are going out to dinner, I will fill a bottle of form the fridge and put it in the bag. She may not eat it for 2 or 3 hours, and if it's still cold, it seems fine to me.