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 donor milk
One of the main concerns regarding the use of donor milk is the potential for transmission of infective agents….