This report exposes the lack of scientific underpinning behind the products BMS manufacturers put on diferent markets. Manufacturers are constantly placing new formula products on the market with a variety of di erent claims. Often, they claim that their products are informed by the ‘latest developments in nutritional science’. However, the wide variety of products on sale within and between countries and the e orts of companies to push expensive premium products, especially to high-growth Asian markets, call such claims into question. Click To Read Report

Written by HMBASA

With the increasing number of milk banks around the country, it was felt that an association was necessary to provide guidelines for these organisations. Guidelines for donor milk banking were developed in 2008 based on those used by the Human Milk Banking Association of North America and United Kingdom Association of Milk Banks. An inaugural meeting to discuss the formation of HMBASA was held at the Priorities Perinatal Conference in March 2008, and The Human Milk Banking Association of South Africa (HMBASA) was registered as a non-profit organisation in 2009.

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