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Report On The Human Milk Banking Workshop March 2016

Report on the Human Milk Banking Workshop ISRHML Conference Stellenbosch, South Africa 3rd of March 2016 9am-12pm Human Milk Banking (HMB) was highlighted in a pre-conference workshop on the 3rd of March 2016 at the International Society of Research in Human Milk and Lactation (ISRHML) Conference. Held every two years, the conference was hosted this […]

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The Global Launch of The Lancet Breastfeeding Series

The Lancet Breastfeeding Series is the first of its kind to evaluate global breastfeeding levels, trends and inequalities, in addition to the short- and long-term consequences for both mother and child, regardless of where they live or their income. The Series underscores the importance of policy interventions to increase and sustain breastfeeding levels. This interactive […]

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Benefits Of Donor Milk

Benefits of maternal and donor human milk for premature infants Howard Heiman a,1, Richard J. Schanler a,b,⁎ a Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Schneider Children’s Hospital at North Shore, North Shore University Hospital, 300 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA b Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA Abstract: Nutrition support of […]

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Best Practise Guidelines for Donor Milk Bank

Best practice guidelines for the operation of a donor human milk bank in an Australian NICU B.T. Hartmann a,c,⁎, W.W. Pang d, A.D. Keil b, P.E. Hartmann d, K. Simmer a,c Abstract Until the establishment of the PREM Bank (Perron Rotary Express Milk Bank) donor human milk banking had not occurred in Australia for the […]

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Cost Saving Of Using Donor Milk

The Cost-effectiveness of Using Banked Donor Milk in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Prevention of Necrotizing Enterocolitis Lois D. W. Arnold J Hum Lact 2002 18: 172 DOI: 10.1177/089033440201800210 Abstract Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) adds significantly to the cost of care for premature infants and to negative long-term and short-term outcomes for these infants. It is thus […]

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Human Milk Banking Research Summary

Reduction in Necrotizing Enterocolitis In preterm infants, feeding with human milk (HM) is a very effective intervention for the prevention of infections and necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), and for potentially improved neurocognitive and cardiovascular outcomes in the long term. Banked donor milk should be promoted as standard component of health care for premature infants…. Safety of […]

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Breast Milk Banking In preterm infants, feeding with human milk (HM) is a very effective intervention for the prevention of infections and necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), and for potentially improved neurocognitive and cardiovascular outcomes in the long-term. Hospitals and physicians are advised to recommend HM for preterm and other high-risk infants either by direct breastfeeding and/or […]

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