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HMBASA

The Human Milk Banking Association of South Africa (HMBASA) is a non-profit organization that co-ordinates and provides guidance for human milk banking centres throughout South Africa. HMBASA seeks to reduce sickness and death and promote the well-being of South African infants by reducing mortality and morbidity in critically ill or premature infants, by providing human milk when direct breastfeeding is not possible and by providing human milk to babies orphaned by HIV/AIDS.

Mission and Objectives

Co-ordinate a national network of centres around South Africa, which collect and process human milk...

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History

Throughout history women have supplied babies with milk when their own mothers were unable to do so...

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Bottle feeding using donor milk

Latest News

 

10 Nov 13: Study finds that breast milk sold on the Internet often contaminated.

 

21 Mar 13: FoneAstra

 

1. Milk Pasteurization Monitor: Building Capacity of Small-Scale Human Milk Banks.

2. University of Washington Video explaining how FoneAstra works.

 

 

 

 

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