Every Drop Makes a Difference: Human Milk Banks in the Philippines

22 Dec 20
Topic(s): Breastfeeding, Human milk bank, Newborn health
Location: East Asia Pacific
Language(s): English
Audience: Health and service providers, Mothers and caregivers, Policy makers and legislators
Programs: Policy advocacy

Every Drop Makes a Difference

For infants unable to receive breastmilk from their mothers, Human Milk Banks serve a vital role. Human milk banking is an essential component of a breastfeeding-friendly health system, giving pre-term, low birthweight, and other vulnerable infants access to the multiple benefits of breastmilk when they need it most. This photo story explores Human Milk Banks are benefitting families in the Philippines.