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2014-02-06 12:28:06

Best Practices Shed Light on How to Help Moms Provide Breastmilk to Premature Babies MCHENRY, Ill., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medela today announced the winning neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) for their compelling breastmilk programs helping to improve infant health by facilitating and increasing human milk consumption in the NICU. Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, Miss., was recognized as the first place winner, and the Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, University Hospitals Case...

2013-12-17 23:04:00

Fairhaven Health recently added the Milkies Milk-Saver and Milkies Freeze to its breastfeeding support product line. The Milkies Milk-Saver collects leaking breast milk from a mother’s non-nursing side as she feeds, while the Milkies Freeze is an innovative “first in, first out” breast milk storage system. Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Fairhaven Health recently acquired the popular Milkies Milk-Saver and Milkies Freeze product line, the company’s newest addition to its...

2013-11-22 23:39:03

Safest Option For Hospitals and Milk Banks Hampshire, England (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Ace InterMed, Ltd., a leading worldwide supplier of human milk pasteurization products, today announced an important first – an Underwriters Laboratories approved human milk pasteurizer. Ace partners Barry Austin and Mike Cole are effusive about their new product. “We are so pleased to finally offer American hospitals and milk banks a product with a guaranteed level of safety.” The HMP2000-40C...

2013-11-13 23:30:46

South Florida’s The Natural Baby Store and Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas to Accept Breastmilk Donations from South Florida’s Broward County Mothers and help feed premature, medically fragile infants. Breastfeeding moms who want to become donors can be screened at no charge Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 A South Florida mother and volunteer is expanding community services for breastfeeding mothers with a new nonprofit “milk depot” in Pembroke Pines. The new...

2013-10-22 23:33:13

Eats on Feets, a popular breast milk sharing group, responds to new study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Eats On Feets finds that the study “Microbial Contamination of Human Milk Purchased Via the Internet” supports community based milk sharing guidelines and is eager to respond. Many families who need breast milk and who cannot afford or easily attain it from milk banks are turning to commerce-free milk sharing groups like...

2013-10-21 23:03:38

Results from a study led by researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found more than three-fourths of breast milk samples purchased over the Internet contained bacteria that can cause illness, and frequently exhibited signs of poor collection, storage or shipping practices. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Results from a study led by researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found more than three-fourths of breast milk samples purchased over the Internet contained...

internet breast milk not safe
2013-10-21 11:18:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Some mothers of newborn infants who have problems producing their own breast milk have turned to the Internet for a solution - buying breast milk from any number of online vendors. The milk acquired from these online sources may not always be entirely safe. A new study published in the journal Pediatrics has found that over 75 percent of breast milk samples bought over the Internet have bacteria that can cause sickness. Many of the...

2013-08-26 12:25:24

Forty-three percent increase in ounces donated by nursing moms in the Houston area HOUSTON, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The continued growth of nursing moms donating breast milk to its human milk bank enables Texas Children's Hospital to ensure a steady supply of donor milk for critically-ill infants. The steady growth has also enabled the hospital to implement a program offering donor milk to healthy newborns delivered at the hospital's Pavilion for Women in support of...

2013-07-11 12:28:12

-- Partnership with Prolacta Bioscience Ensures a Safe, Standardized, and Steady Supply of Pasteurized Donor Milk to Meet Feeding Needs of Premature Infants throughout BayCare Health System CLEARWATER, Fla., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BayCare Health System has announced a partnership with Prolacta Bioscience to ensure a safe, standardized, and steady supply of pasteurized donor breast milk to meet the feeding requirements of their hospitalized premature infant...

2013-05-10 16:24:00

The Mother's Milk Cooperative is shaking things up with the launch of the only paid milk donor program in the United States. LANSING, Mich., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- An innovative approach to milk banking becomes a reality this Mother's Day as the Mother's Milk Cooperative launches the only paid milk donor program in the United States. Dubbed, "Milk Money", this program will offer nursing mothers the opportunity to earn money from home. "Too many women have no other choice...