The Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA) mobilizes the healing power of donor milk by accrediting nonprofit milk banks in the US and Canada and setting international guidelines for pasteurized donor human milk. Find out more.
Our 28 members help mothers donate their extra breast milk for use by fragile infants as medicine. Our efforts ensure that the process is evidence-based and clinically sound. Together, we advocate for donor milk as a universal standard of care, regardless of ability to pay.
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11/8/19, Ft Worth, TX – The Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA) expresses its sincerest condolences to the affected families and community in the recent deaths and illnesses of newborns at Geisinger Medical Center’s NICU.
HMBANA seeks a volunteer Research Director to represent its views on human milk pasteurization and donor milk as a feeding method for fragile infants.
HMBANA’s membership recently appointed four new board members and extended the term of its incumbent board secretary for another two years. Board members were sought to enhance diversity of thought and representation, and bring an awareness either by experience or expertise of the need for expanded access to donor human milk in healthcare settings.