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Milk Sharing and Milk Banking: Building Knowledge for Better Outcomes

by Barbara Robertson, MA, IBCLC, LLL
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 E-CERP, 1 Nurse Contact Hours, 0.1 Midwifery CEU, 1 Dietetic CEU
  • Handout: Yes

Humans have been sharing their breastmilk for the benefit of other babies for thousands of years. In this presentation, we will be looking at how a baby might have access to human milk if their parent cannot provide it themselves. The history and current practices of milk banking, both for profit and non-profit, will be covered as well as milk sharing.

Learning Objectives:

1. List three biomedical ethical principles and explain how they apply to the use of human milk.
2. Describe the difference between milk sharing, for-profit human milk banking, and non-profit human milk banking.
3. Explain the process of donating to and obtaining human milk from a HMBANA human milk bank.
4. List three reasons why human milk in critical for pre-term human babies.

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