Informal milk sharing
Is it safe to share breastmilk? from the Massachusetts Breastfeeding Coalition
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Sharing breastmilk: wet nursing, cross-feeding, and milk donations, by Virginia Thorley, from Breastfeed Rev. 2008 Mar;16(1):25-9.
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: 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
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
Bancos de Leite Humano (BLH-BR) — Brazil’s Human Milk Bank network
Mother to Mother Milk Sharing
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