Human milk bank (HMB) services are an essential component of a breastfeeding-friendly health system. HMB services give at-risk infants, such as those born pre-term or low birthweight, access to the multiple benefits of breastmilk when they need it most.
With financial and technical support from Alive & Thrive and PATH, the Da Nang Department of Health launched Viet Nam’s first human milk bank at the Da Nang Hospital for Women and Children.
Implications of cesarean delivery for breastfeeding outcomes and strategies to support breastfeeding (Insight Series)
Addresses the breastfeeding support needs of healthy, full-term babies born via cesarean delivery to healthy mothers.