Human milk banking and other donor milk

August 2, 2011. Posted in: Milk

Informal milk sharing

Is it safe to share breastmilk? from the Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition

Wet Nursing and Cross Nursing by Judy Minami, from Leaven, Vol. 31 No. 4, July-August 1995, pp. 53-5.

Concerns with nursing another’s baby by Debbi Donovan, IBCLC

Different Ways Children Born Through Surrogacy May Receive Breastmilk from EverythingSurrogacy.com (includes discussion of banked milk and informal milk donation, among other things)

Nursing Two (a mom’s story of cross nursing in an emergency situation) by Julia Richter, from New Beginnings, Vol. 21 No. 5, September-October 2004, p. 171.

My Experience with Breast Milk Donation in Mongolia by Melanie Wilson

Lawrence R. Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Profession, 6th ed. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Mosby, 2005: 732-733 (Section on wet nursing & cross nursing).

Foster Breastfeeding

Foster Breastfeeding: A Personal Story by Ruth Piatak, from Breastfeeding Update: SDCBCs quarterly newsletter, Sept 2002, Volume 2, Issue 3, p 5.

Foster Breastfeeding: Another Perspective by Nancy E. Wight MD, FAAP, IBCLC, from Breastfeeding Update: SDCBCs quarterly newsletter, Sept 2002, Volume 2, Issue 3, p 5.

Foster Breastfeeding, compiled by Dusty Copeland

Milk Banking

Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA)

What is a donor human milk bank? from the San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition

Becoming a Donor to a Human Milk Bank by Lois D. W. Arnold, MPH, IBCLC

Human Milk Banking (CEU/CERP program) by Vergie Hughes RN MS IBCLC

Banking on Breastmilk from Breastfeeding.com

A Snapshot of Milk Banking in Other Countries from Leaven, Vol. 36 No. 2, April-May 2000, pp. 22-23

Clinical Uses of Banked Donor Milk from the San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition

Milk Bank websites

Milk bank locations in the US & Canada from Human Milk Banking Association of North America

European Milk Bank Association

Bancos de Leite Humano (BLH-BR) – Brazil’s Human Milk Bank network

Iberoamerican Program of Human Milk Banks (IberBLH)

Mother to Mother Milk Sharing

Human Milk 4 Human Babies

See also…

Donor milk FAQ from the International Breast Milk Project

Use of Fresh Donor Human Milk Protocol from the California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative’s Nutritional Support of the Very Low Birth Weight Infant Quality Improvement Toolkit

Healing with Breastmilk @ kellymom.com