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HMBANA Standards for Donor Human Milk Banking is now available to the public at no charge below.

The 2019 Fourth Edition of Best Practice for Expressing, Storing and Handling Human Milk in Hospitals, Homes, and Child Care Settings is now available for purchase.

HMBANA offers publications that contribute to milk banking operations. These are used by member milk banks, client hospitals, public health institutions, and milk banking institutions globally.

These publications form the backbone of the accreditation process, which is key to ensuring an ethically sourced, equitably distributed, and clinically sound supply of pasteurized donor human milk. When a nonprofit milk bank is a HMBANA member, they are guided by the standards and ethics set forth in these publications.

A copy of Best Practice may be purchased below. Bulk purchases of ten or more copies of Best Practice include a $25 discount per publication. Additional shipping charges apply in those instances.

HMBANA Standards for Donor Human Milk Banking

 

Publications

Best Practice for Expressing, Storing and Handling Human Milk in Hospitals, Homes, and Child Care Settings

The new edition of Best Practice for Expressing, Storing and Handling Human Milk in Hospitals, Homes, and Child Care Settings is now available.

© HMBANA. 4th Edition 2019

This guide provides recommendations on expressing, storing, and handling human milk based on peer-reviewed scientific evidence, and, where that is lacking, expert opinion. It includes the following ten sections, plus eight additional appendices:

1. Hygiene

2. Support for Breastfeeding Mothers and Families

3. Cleaning Pump Equipment

4. Milk Storage

5. Handling Milk

6. Use and Handling of Feeding Equipment

7. Feeding Human Milk in the Intensive Care Nursery

8. Use of Fortifiers and Effects of Storage Time

9. Management of Equipment and Feedings in the Intensive Care Setting

10. Donor Milk and Other Options

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