Human Milk Lessons : Human Milk Banking

schedule 14 min read
Topic(s): Nutrition Health & Wellness
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Haiden and Ziegler review breast milk banks in hospitals which play an essential role by providing human milk to those infants who would otherwise not be able to receive it. Human milk helps to protect LBW infants from necrotizing enterocolitis and from sepsis. The network of human milk banks at present is already well developed in South America, Europe, and South Africa. Protein ingested with breast milk provides all indispensable amino acids which are necessary for new protein synthesis for growth and replacement of losses