Leftover formula: can it be frozen?

I breastfeed and only supplement occasionally. Can soy or regular (canned) formula be frozen?

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From a nutritional standpoint, it is fine to freeze the unused formula. However, it may suffer from texture changes, which may make it less appealing to your baby. Try experimenting with a small amount to see if he or she objects. If that works, great, but if not, you may want to purchase powdered formula, and only make up small quantities as you need it.

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