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Baby Food Pouches and Other Practical Ways to Store Baby Food

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So you got a bit carried away and made a whole big batch of homemade baby food. Too much to use in a couple of days. Can you store the extra baby food and for how long? Reusable baby food pouches are just one easy way to store your homemade baby food, but there are other practical ways to store baby food too.

The various different containers that are available to use don’t have to take up a huge amount of space or break your bank balance. In addition, you don’t need a whole new freezer dedicated solely to storing your baby food. Use the right containers and keep portions small and manageable.

Most importantly, experiment, have fun and find out what works for you.

Safe & Practical Ways to Store Baby Food

Reusable Food Pouches

Reusable BPA & BPS Free Baby Food Pouches

These are extremely easy to use and store baby food. You can use baby food pouches in the fridge or freezer, plus you can warm and serve homemade baby food straight from the pouch. Simply prepare your homemade baby food, fill up the baby food pouches and store in the fridge or freezer. Best of all, you can reuse your reusable baby food pouches time and time again!

Silicone Muffin Cups

Silicone Muffin Cups

Muffin Cups are strong and flexible and just the perfect size to store a single serving of baby food. Make your baby’s puree and pour it into these individual cups to freeze. For longer storage times pop the portions out and store them in the freezer in a tupperware container.


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Freezer-Safe Jars

You can use glass freezer safe jars to store baby food. However, not all glass jars are freezer safe as they can shatter or chip in extremely low temperatures. So make sure the glass jars you use are marked as freezer safe. Plus leave a space between the top of the food and the rim of the jar to allow for your baby food to expand when it freezes.

Cherub Baby has introduced a new range of gass and silicone baby food jars especially designed for freezing and storing your homemade baby food.

Reusable Ice Pop Pouches

Reusable Ice-Pop Pouches

These reusable ice-pop pouches are quick and easy to use, just like baby food pouches. However, they are a great way to make healthy ice pop treats using fresh fruit purees. The Cherub Baby starter pack comes with a handy collapsible funnel to make pouring and filling your pouches easy!

Cookie Sheet Splats 

Cookie sheet splats are a fun, fast and cost-effective way to store baby food. Simply cover a baking tray with baking or wax paper, drop individual spoonfuls of your homemade baby food onto the paper and then freeze. When the splats are frozen you can store them in freezer bags or a tupperware container to use at a later date.



Whichever method you choose to store your baby food, remember it is essential to do it correctly and for the correct amount of time. Storing baby food at the wrong temperature or for too long can cause bacteria to grow which is harmful to your baby. Homemade baby food can be kept in sealed containers in a refrigerator for up to 2 days. If you freeze your homemade baby food it can last for 3 months. Never leave baby food at room temperature for longer than 2 hours.

Plus don’t forget to label and date the containers. There’s nothing more frustrating than trying to figure out what that baby puree is, or when you made and stored it. Labelling and dating your baby food will also help with food rotation. Always use the older food first, but again remember if it’s frozen, use it before it is three months old.

For further information please read the guide ‘How to Store Baby Food‘ from Wikihow.

Hopefully, this has helped to shed some light on how to store your baby food in a easy and safe way.

Read more about our Reusable BPA and BPS Free Baby Food Pouches and find out how easy it is to store and feed your little one. You can also find out more about our Freeze n’ Squeeze Pouches here. 🙂
Need some more info about introducing solids to bub? Check out our guide here!

Any questions or comments? sound off below 🙂

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