All babies benefit from nutritional composition of breast milk. Not all mothers can breastfeed their own babies. Some mothers look to breast milk donors and human milk banks to fill their child's nutritional gap. Circumstances where a mother may not be able to provide breast milk her own child are:
Adoption of … [Read More...]
The number of HIV positive mothers birthing HIV negative children is increasing. There is intense debate about whether HIV positive mothers should breastfeed. Breastfeeding studies have found the breast milk of an HIV infected woman can contain the HIV virus, but there is uncertainty regarding whether the HIV virus in … [Read More...]
When freezing breast milk it is best to do so in amounts of two to four ounces. It will thaw more quickly and you will not waste as much if your baby decides not to be hungry.
Plastic - If you are freezing breastmilk in plastic bottles or liner bags leave about an inch at the top for the milk will expand as it … [Read More...]