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Latest Human milk banking in North America Stories

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...

2012-08-05 23:02:56

InsidersHealth launches “Health Starts With Mom” a contest (deadline August 13, 2012) and ongoing media campaign to educate about the lifelong benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and child in conjunction with World Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7, 2012. Breastfeeding, the only way to feed infants until infant formula emerged in the mid-19th Century, prevents major diseases, increases IQ, and protects mothers from breast cancer, yet many women are encouraged to feed formula...


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Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'