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A Descriptive Study of the Attitudes, Perceptions, and Experiences of Human Milk Donation

The use of pasteurized human donor milk has increased in recent years due to health benefits and rising number of infants who need pasteurized human donor milk. Little is known about milk donors’ experiences or what contributes to their motivation … Continue reading

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Disparities in donor human milk supplementation among well newborns

Donor human milk supplementation for healthy newborns has increased. Racial-ethnic disparities in supplementation have been described in the neonatal intensive care unit but not in the well newborn setting. The aim of this study was to identify maternal characteristics associated … Continue reading

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An economic analysis of human milk supplementation for very low birth weight babies in the USA

An exclusive human milk diet (EHMD) using human milk based products (pre-term formula and fortifiers) has been shown to lead to significant clinical benefits for very low birth weight (VLBW) babies (below 1250 g). This is expensive relative to diets that … Continue reading

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Quality improvement in the NICU: increasing the use of own mother’s milk

Human milk (HM), particularly own mother’s milk (OMM), is one of the highest impact, low cost interventions in the medical field with research constantly finding new and more impressive data to support this. OMM should be considered a medical intervention … Continue reading

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